Fanari is located in Thraca, the state of Rodopi, between the city of Xanthi and the city of Komotini. It is about 30 kilometers from the city of Xanthi, well known for the famous carnival and 26 kilometers from the city of Komotini. The distance from the airport of Kavala is about 50 minutes by car and 1 hour from the airport of Alexandroupoli. Across the shore of Fanari and about 22 nautical miles distance is the island of Thasos.