Theologos Traditional Village | Thassos
Updated: Nov 20, 2019
Theologos is a country-style traditional village at the south-eastern part of Thassos, at 220 m. elevation. The distance of the village from Limenas village (the capital) is 50 Km.
Residents are 800, all mainly working in the tourism industry in the summer, and in agriculture and animal breeding in the winter. Theologos used to be the capital of Thassos during the Ottoman occupation. It became the Cultural Capital of Greece in 1979, thus, since then, regulations have been set for houses construction and restoration. The village is famous for: the annual summer revival of the folk wedding of the island, its cuisine (meat especially), its mansions and the necropolis dating back from the 8th century B.C.