Thassos Sightseeing

Thassos sightseeing
Sightseeing: 18 things to see in Thassos island

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 sightseeing 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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In this section, you can see the best Thassos Sightseeing but also things to see by location.
You can also view all things to do in Thassos by category: villages, beaches, museums, and churches or view our suggested excursions

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Best Sightseeing

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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.

Location: Theologos
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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.

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This is where the fleet of the island used to moor in the ancient times. Today it is a picturesque neighbourhood to stroll around and to have your coffee by the sea.

Location: Livadi
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This is an old monastery with interesting architecure, located on a hill above Livadi. It has been built on top of a cliff and the view from up there is captivating.

Best villages

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Location: On the northern side of the island
Description: Limenas is the capital village and main port of Thassos. Located on the northern side of the island, Limenas is surrounded by picturesque beaches and beautiful nature.

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Location: 52 km south of Limenas
Description: Theologos is among the oldest and most beautiful villages on the island. It is famous for its stone mansions and the delicious taverns.

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Location: 10 km south east of Limenas
Description: Potamia is a beautiful mountainous village with traditional architecture and view to the sea. The nearest beach is Skala Potamias.

Best beaches

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Location: 12 km south east of Limenas
Description: This is a long and impressive beach, with golden sand and crystalline waters. It is surrounded by dense vegetation reaching down to the sea.

Type: Sandy, Family Friendly, Organised, Water sports

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Location: 2 km from Limenas
Description: Makriammos is the closest beach to Limenas and among the most picturesque sites on the island. It is organized and it usually gets popular in summer.

Type: Sandy, Family Friendly, Organised

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Location: 20 km south of Limenas
Description: Paradise is among the most popular beaches on Thassos. It is famous for the picturesque location and the soft, white sand.

Type: Sandy, Family Friendly, Organised

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Location: 37 km south west of Limenas
Description: The beach of Limenaria is a popular tourist resort on Thassos. It is lined by family hotels, fish taverns and some watersports centres.

Type: Sandy, Family Friendly, Organised

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Location: 31 km south of Limenas
Description: This is one of the most beautiful and picturesque sites on Thassos. Two small white sand beaches, calm seas with soft sand in and out of the water.

Type: Pebbled, Family Friendly, Organised

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