Google Coordinates: 40.6092907 , 24.6091991
Geo Coordinates: 40°36'33.5"N 24°36'33.1"E

Potos is a very popular destination on the northwest side of the island. It is 43 km from Limenas and about 3 km from Limenaria, the second largest town in Thassos.

In Potos, apart from the joy of the sea, you can enjoy modern amenities in the many dining, entertainment and water sports businesses.

Potos has a great sunset and when the atmosphere is clear, you can see Mount Athos, at Holly Mountain.

At 11 km to the centre of the island is the traditional village of Theologos, whose harbor is Potos. The village is worth a visit for its traditional architecture, the arched stone bridges, Byzantine frescoes, folklore museum and the local goat speciality, served in the cool village square.

Beautiful beaches near Potos give you the opportunity to explore the wonderful island of Thassos.

Rosogremos is a lovely, sandy, quiet beach, just 2 km south of Potos, with shallow waters.

A beach of unique beauty, Psili Ammos, 5 km from Potos, is there for you to enjoy swimming in sapphire blue waters and tasting local delicacies in one of the tavernas.

If you prefer a quieter beach, further south, Salonikios is a wonderful one, full of pine trees and crystal clear waters.

On your "must see" list is Giola, 10 km from Potos, a stunning, natural pool curved into the rocks close to the shore. It is an ideal place for those who love diving and sunbathing on the flat rocks.

For the pilgrimage to the female monastery of Archangel Michael, founded in the 13th century, you need to be properly dressed. The nunnery will command your respect and admiration as it is built on the edge of a cliff overlooking the endless sea.

Also, rich in natural beauty is Pefkari, just 1km north of Potos. You can enjoy a swim and a tasty meal at one of the nearby tavernas.

On the way to Limenaria, you can see Palataki, built in1903, for the headquarters of the mining company. If you continue along this route for about 3 km, you will come to the long beach of Agios Antonios, with golden sand and crystal-blue sea, perfect place for a refreshing swim and a cup of coffee at a nearby beach bar.

What's nearby

  • Kallirachi-Maries - 8 km
  • Basilicas at Aliki - 11 km
  • Limenaria Village, Theologou, Potamia, Prinou, Marion Thassos island - 12 km
  • Pitsas Camp - Children Camp - 13 km
  • Museum Polygnotou Vagi - 16 km

Restaurants & cafes

  • Cafe/barSoho - sea to see - 200 m
  • RestaurantTaverna Akrogiali - 300 m
  • Cafe/barbalkan food bar - 300 m

Beaches in the neighbourhood

  • Potos - 150 m
  • Alexandra Beach - 750 m
  • Pefkari Beach - 1.2 km
  • Rosogremos Beach - 1.8 km
  • Notos Beach - 2 km

Closest airports

  • Kavala International Airport - 34 km