Location on the map

The village Sotiros is built on an evergreen mountain side. According to the tradition there was in the village a “polisma”, a small settlement with a Sanctuary devoted to Thassian Hercules, which was built by the lord of the settlement Pothion. Ancient tombs of the pre-classic era were found at various sites of the village and also earthenware jars, idols, funeral gifts and a relief which represents a horse-rider, with the inscription “Pothion er…”. According to the tradition, a lord named Athel left the village Kaki Rachi and had built a village at this place.