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…
Museum in Limenas

Archaeological Museum

Looking like an alien creature from the sci-fi movie Avatar, a 5m-tall 6th-century-BC kouros (male statue of the Archaic period) carrying a ram greets visitors at this large and modern archaeological museum. Statues…
Beach in Western Thasos

Metalia Beach

Easily accessible on foot from Limenaria, this pretty cove features an elegiac retro-industrial sight in the form of a mining factory built by German entrepreneur Speidel in 1900. The ruins form an amphitheatre arou…
Ruins in Limenas

Ancient Agora

Next to the archaeological museum stand the foundation ruins of the ancient agora, the commercial centre in ancient times. About 100m east of the agora, the ancient theatre stages performances of ancient dramas and …
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).