Thassos (Limenas)

Limenas (as called by locals) is the capital of the island and it is of great interest because of the archaeological wealth and natural beauty. It is built on the site of the ancient capital of the island and this witness both the ruins of ancient Thassos discovered and preserved, and the rich archaeological finds displayed in the museum. 

More specifically, in the area of Limenas is the ancient theater of Thassos in which take place there every summer ancient theater, the museum and on the left, the ancient market. Also nearby you will find the old church of Agios Nikolaos, built in 835a.C. Moreover, in the middle of the old harbor is a dependency of the monastery of Vatopedi, a two storey building of the 19th century which called Monks and is a registered trademark of Limenas. 

Limenas is located 6 nautical miles from Keramoti which is connected by ferry daily and frequent. In the capital of the island also houses all the services like the police, banks (National, Agricultural, Commercial, Eurobank and Alphabank), Post Office, and administrative offices of Social Security, Employment Agency, Thassos Town Hall, Tax Office and Bus Station. 

For several years Limenas holds the reins of tourism development. Hotels and apartments, shops with cars and motorbikes for rent, cafes, beach bar, nightclubs, taverns and restaurants are invading the island's capital. Also, the market of Limenas meets the needs of even the most discerning tourist, who before leaving the island, usually buy souvenirs and sweets. Such as Skala Prinos so as Limenas is indicated for travelers who do not have transportation.
Breathtaking beaches are Makryammos and Saliara which are on the outskirts of Limenas and are an attraction for many tourists. Finally, in the sea area between Thassos and Keramoti you can see Thassopoula, which is a small rocky island and is one of the best destinations for lovers of fishing.

Limenas (as called by locals) is the capital of the island and it is of great interest because of the archaeological wealth and natural beauty. It is built on the site of the ancient capital of the island and this witness both the ruins of ancient Thassos discovered and preserved, and the rich archaeological finds displayed in the museum.

More specifically, in the area of Limenas is the ancient theater of Thassos in which take place there every summer ancient theater, the museum and on the left, the ancient market. Also nearby you will find the old church of Agios Nikolaos, built in 835a.C. Moreover, in the middle of the old harbor is a dependency of the monastery of Vatopedi, a two storey building of the 19th century which called Monks and is a registered trademark of Limenas.
Limenas is located 6 nautical miles from Keramoti which is connected by ferry daily and frequent. In the capital of the island also houses all the services like the police, banks (National, Agricultural, Commercial, Eurobank and Alphabank), Post Office, and administrative offices of Social Security, Employment Agency, Thassos Town Hall, Tax Office and Bus Station.
For several years Limenas holds the reins of tourism development. Hotels and apartments, shops with cars and motorbikes for rent, cafes, beach bar, nightclubs, taverns and restaurants are invading the island's capital. Also, the market of Limenas meets the needs of even the most discerning tourist, who before leaving the island, usually buy souvenirs and sweets. Such as Skala Prinos so as Limenas is indicated for travelers who do not have transportation.

Breathtaking beaches are Makryammos and Saliara which are on the outskirts of Limenas and are an attraction for many tourists. Finally, in the sea area between Thassos and Keramoti you can see Thassopoula, which is a small rocky island and is one of the best destinations for lovers of fishing.

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