Thassos Sights & Attractions
Thassos is an attractive island with beautiful beaches, green landscape, and traditional architecture. As this is a place with a long history, the most interesting site in Thassos is the Ancient Agora, a site with old temples, remains of sanctuaries, an Ancient Theatre, and other buildings. Very interesting is also the Monastery of Archangel Michael, protector of the island, with a great view of the sea. Many hiking paths cross the center of Thassos, leading to old castles, mountain peaks and traditional villages, such as Panagia, Potamia and Theologos, where a nice folklore museum is found.
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This is where the fleet of the island used to moor in ancient times. Today it is a picturesque neighborhood to stroll around and to have your coffee by the sea.
Ancient Agora includes the remains of the ancient town of Thassos. There are the ruins of temples and sanctuaries, an odeum, a theatre, and the Acropolis. It is located on a hill above Limenas.
During the antiquity, Aliki was a kingdom with a large population and a big port.
The ancient theatre was constructed in a natural cavity on the hill in Limenas. It was excavated in 1921 by the French Archaeological School.
The ancient quarry of marble is situated in the area of Alykes. It was used from ancient times to Byzantine years. Huge marble rocks are discernible under the surface of the sea.
This interesting museum is located in the capital of Thassos, the town of Limenas. It displays various findings from Ancient Agora and other excavation sites on Thassos, such as potteries, statues, terracotta figurines, jewelry, and others.
This is an old monastery with interesting architecture, located on a hill above Livadi. It has been built on top of a cliff and the view from up there is captivating.
This museum is situated in a two-storey traditional building in the heart of Theologos. The first floor shows objects related to industries and traditional professions and the second floor is a reconstruction of a traditional house in Thassos.
This small museum is located in the village of Potamia, next to the church. It is dedicated to the sculptor Polygnotos Vagis, who was born in Potamia, emigrated in America and became an established artist. The museum displays realistic and abstract works of the sculptor.
The sanctuary is actually a man-made cave. It is believed that it used to be a worshipping place dedicated to Pan, a satyr with skills at playing music.
Evraiokastro is located in Limenas, near the Acropolis and the ancient theatre.
Kalogeriko is located on the harbor of Limenas. It is a two-floor building of the 19th century. It hosts the municipality of Thassos but also hosts cultural events.
The ancient site is dedicated to Selene (Selina), the goddess of the moon.
The circular tower of Thimonia is the largest tower in the island and it is situated on the top of a limestone hill.
The church of Agia Paraskevi, situated in Theologos, is among the oldest on Thassos. Made of stone and tiles, this church hosts a unique icon of Virgin Mary. The icon is made of wax and mastic and it is considered a work of Apostle Luke.
Tarsanas is located in the centre of the harbor in Skala Potamias and hosts cultural events.
The Dragon Cave is also called Drakotrypa. The cave is full of stalactites and stalagmites. In fact, it was named after a stalactite that has the shape of a dragon.
This museum is located in the second biggest town of Thassos, Limenaria. It exhibits utensils of daily use, tools, traditional costumes, photos, ceramics and more.
The ancient Odeion (conservatoire) is connected with the ancient Agora.
The citadel of the ancient and medieval city of Samos. Lengthy stretches of the northern wall are preserved, as well as the ancient theater on the southern slopes. The acropolis is also known as the "castle of Polykrates."
Giola is a natural rocky pool that is located in the region of Astris. The height of the rocks reaches up to 8m from where the swimmers can dive into the clear waters. The course towards Giola is tough and you will have to walk.