At the northwest coast of Thassos lies the village Skala Sotiras. It is the harbor of Sotiras. Skala means "the door " or "the way to the village". After one legend the villages are obliged with their harbors. The inhabitants were able to reach the harbor with secret tunnels. The houses of Skala Sotiras were build mostly along the main street and the coast. Because of this the village is different from the most villages on the isle. You will get a wonderful view from the harbor to the interior of the isle. You will also be able to get a look at the village Sotiras, will say to the rest of Sotiras. Only some ruins are showing that here was a town long ago. Skala Sotiras has about 750 inhabitants. The people of Skala Sotiras are fishing and also in the tourism branch.