Discover Thassos

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Skala Potamia is the port of Potamia village.  Its lush natural surroundings in combination with the breathtaking blue of the sea make it one of the most beautiful destinations on the island and a tourist hot spot during summer.

Overall Skala Potamias is an ideal family friendly destination. It boasts an excellent tourist infrastructure with lovely bars, cafes, shops, and a multitude of seafood tavernas and restaurants right next to the sea.

Thassos with its emerald waters, pine forests, and coastal and mountainous villages. It is an island that offers a variety of options in terms of attractions, activities, beaches, and vibrant nightlife. It is one of the few islands that manages so well, to combine the mountain with the sea.

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getting here

Map & Directions

Thassos island is only accessible by ferry boat and has two ports, Skala Prinos and Limenas (Thassos Town) which are serviced respectively from Kavala and Keramoti on the mainland.

The fastest route is from Keramoti to Limenas (Thassos Town), with a journey time of just 35 minutes and frequent sailings, every half an hour during the summer, this is the preferred route of many visitors to Thassos.

Once you get off the ferry enter the ringroad & follow the signs towards Panagia or Potamia. Stay your course and pass through all the other villages until you reach your destination, Skala Potamias.

The Egnatia Odos (E90) runs across the north of Greece, from Igoumenitsa to Turkey and passes both Kavala and Keramoti.

From there you can catch a ferry to reach the island.

Thassos does not have its own airport but benefits from the nearby Kavala (Megas Alexandros) airport, from the airport to Keramoti port is a short taxi or hire car journey.

Many tourists also choose to fly to Thessaloniki airport (International Airport Makedonia), this is the second largest airport in Greece and benefits from many budget airlines. From there you can take a bus to the coach station and get a coach ride to Kavala, or rent a car and drive to either Kavala or Keramoti ports.

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