Xanthi, Griechenland


Ξάνθη, Θράκη

Capital: Xanthi
Also the mainer regions are: Xanthi, Porto Lagos.
This prefecture, with rich past and dynamic present, has an important characteristic that the Christian element coexists with Moslem. However the tourist will meet in each step, marks from history of place of many centuries. It is satisfactory the infrastructure for tourist service, but these places are not famous for tourism.

The city of Xanthi, which is the capital of prefecture, is the administrative and commercial center of region. The lifetime in Xanthi is moving in fast and cheerful rhythm. You should visit the Byzantine castle in the northern department of current city, the preferable ancient city, the children’s thicket with the magically panoramic view and the monasteries of Pammegiston Taxiarchon.

Xanthi Map

Porto Lagos is a small fishing village, which is built up above in the narrow peninsula, that separates the Vistonida from the sea. Porto Lagos developed to an important tourist resort. According to the fishermen of region, in the bottom of lake exist ruins that could be identified as the ancient city of Vistonida, the fabulous capital of Diomidi.

Xanthi Useful Telephone Numbers (Calling code for Greece 0030)

Xanthi Hospital
25410 72131
Xanthi Archaeological Museum
25410 26369
Xanthi Police Station
25410 23333
Xanthi Municipal Library
25410 22451
Xanthi Traffic Police
25410 28888
Xanthi Folklore Museum
25410 25421