Prophitis Ilias is the most mountainous village of Samothrace, even though it is not
The residents of Prophitis Ilias are engaged in agriculture, especially livestock. The village is famous for its local goat cooked here in a traditional manner, which attracts many visitors to its picturesque taverns.
The road leading to Prophitis Ilias starts from Kamariotissa and leads south. It passes through the olive groves of Samothrace, a beautiful route and leads to the village. From Prophitis Ilias an endless view opens up to the visitors of Samothrace that reaches all the way to Mount Athos, as well as one of the best sunsets on the island, as the village faces west. The chapel of also offers endless views and is located very close to Prophitis Ilias.