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Top Choice Archaeological Site in Eastern Thasos

Archaeological Site of Alyki

Alluring and easily accessible, the island's crown gem includes the considerable and photogenic remains of an ancient temple where the gods were once invoked to protect sailors. By all means enter the site through t…
Monastery in Eastern Thasos

Moni Arhangelou

West from Alyki, past Thymonia Beach, is the clifftop Moni Arhangelou, an Athonite dependency and working convent, notable for its 400-year-old church (with some ungainly modern touches) and stellar sea views. Those…
Seafood in Eastern Thasos

Taverna Krambousa

Relaxing, popular and well-priced fish taverna on the beach, just before Hotel Kamelia, in Skala Potamia.
Cafe in Eastern Thasos


The words 'hip' and 'ouzeria' seldom stick together, but the understated stylishness of this new terrace-bar at the northern edge of Golden Beach succeeds. It's a pleasant place to unwind after some beach fun, with …
Taverna in Eastern Thasos

Taverna Grill Elena

This classic taverna under a shady patio off the square, run by Georgios and Elena, specialises in spit-roasted lamb and goat. Before you get to the kokoretsi on the spit, for an appetiser sample the bougloundi (bak…
Greek in Eastern Thasos

Arhontissa Alyki

The friendly Anastasios Kuzis and family run this tranquil taverna with great sea views. It serves excellent fare, with fresh fish and mezedhes among the star offerings. Find it east of the village car park, signpos…
Village in Eastern Thasos


This inland village just south of Thasos (Limenas), is nothing if not photogenic. Its characteristic architecture includes stone-and-slate rooftops and the elegant blue-and-white domed and icon-rich Church of the Ki…
Museum in Eastern Thasos

Polygnotos Vagis Museum

Dedicated to Greek-American artist Polygnotos Vagis (born in Potamia in 1894).