“The lady of the North”, ”Monte Carlo of Greece”, “Mecca of tobacco”, the names of this city reveal you her beauty and importance.
A historic, beautiful city, amphitheatrically built by the sea, which combines everything that a demanding visitor wants.
A multi-layered, year-round Northern Greece destination that combines mountain and sea, archaeological tours and exciting trips, cultural activities and tranquility in nature.
The airport (27 km from Kavala) is connected with Athens by regularly scheduled flights and with a number of Western European cities by charters.
Kavala can be reached by bus from Athens, Thessaloniki, Drama, Serres, Xanthi, Komotini, and Alexandroupolis. Komotini and Alexandroupolis are also served by long distance buses.
Kavala is linked by boat with Thassos, Limnos, Chios, Samos, Ikaria, Patmos, Leros, Kalymnos, Kos, Rhodes, Kymi, Agios Konstantinos, Piraeus, Mytilini, and Samothrace.
The “blue sights” of Kavala.
By chartering one of our yachts you can visit every beautiful beach of this majestic city, swim in their crystal water an explore the whole bay.
There is a variety of beaches some of them are described below:
A bay 2,4 miles from Kavala. Organised beach awarded with the “blue flag”. There is also an organised campsite with 100 designated spots for camping. There is an entrance fee to use the facilities. The visitors will find water sports, swimming pools, a pool bar, a beach bar and a playground.
Tosca beach is 3 miles from Kavala. It has been awarded with the “blue flag” for its clear water and its organisation.
Palio is 3,7 and Iraklitsa 5 miles from Kavala. A big coastline with many wonderful beaches, beach bars, Greek taverns for all tastes right next to the sea and a small port at the end of Iraklitsa and also watersports.
A small island ,anyone with a sailing yacht in Kavala must visit. Fidonisi (snake island-but don’t worry there are no snakes) is a small island 5 miles from Kavala, perfect for those who seek the beauty and quite of nature.
Akrotirio Vrasida is a small bay near the famous beach of Ammolofoi. The beach is sandy with clear blue water. There is a new beach bar there for coffees and snacks.
Let’s make a stop to those majestic beaches. Ammolofoi is a 15km coastline with gold sand, irresistible blue crystal waters and many beach bars and water sports. And for the hungry ones, Nea Peramos has a variety of fish taverns and Greek sweets, to satisfy everyone.
The castle of Kavala
With a breathtaking view and a story that doesn’t fit in a few lines, it’s the number one must place to visit.
the old town
A blast from the past, this old area its built amphitheatrically on a peninsula, with narrow streets and multi colored builidings includes attractions like Imaret, a marvelous structure built in 1817 by Mehmet Ali – an Ottoman army commander and self-declared Khedive of Egypt and Sudan – as a gift to his birthplace ,the Panaghia church, the castle and an old lighthouse.
Old Tobacco warehouses
Kavala was known as a major tobacco producer for many decades, exporting tobacco all around the world and you can see that from the major tobacco warehouses that are scattered around the city. The museum will navigate you through tobacco’s history.
An aqueduct 52 meters high, consisting of 60 arches, built in 1550 by the Sultan Suleiman II, the Magnificent and repaired in the 19th century by Mehmet Ali to serve water in the peninsula of Panagia.
Kamares, the aqueduct
The ancient theatre
A few kilometres far from Kavala,one of the most important and remarkable monuments, if you are lucky enough you can watch the music and theater festival that takes place every summer.