Kavala is perfect for those looking to explore the region’s fascinating past, whilst enjoying the wide range of entertainments on offer.
Situated on the Bay of Kavala, across from the island of Thasos, Kavala is the principal seaport of eastern Macedonia and the capital of the Kavala region. Amphitheatrically built on the slopes of Mt. Symvolo it is widely regarded as one of the most picturesque cities in Greece. The city’s breeze sweeps through its historic buildings, which perfectly reflect the city’s character.
Kavala is the perfect place for those looking to explore reminders of the region’s fascinating past, whilst enjoying the wide range of entertainments on offer. With fantastic beaches close by and places of historical interest, Kavala has something for everyone.
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Mud Baths: A unique specialty of Kavala is the mud baths said to contain special therapeutic properties. Many have used these hot baths and swear by their soothing effects and powers of revitalization.
Monasteries: The region is renowned for the much visited monasteries. Most notable amongst these is Panagia Ikosifinisa which is thought to be the earliest monastery in Europe.
Beach life: Spreading one after the other along the coast, creating a beautiful landscape of blue, Kavala has many beaches of unparalleled beauty including Perigiali, Rapsani and Kalamitsa.
Thassos: A visit to the island of Thassos, a little jewel of an island that is still off the main tourist track is a must. As well as its sandy beaches at Pefkari, Psili Ammos and Tripiti, Thassos also has other places well worth visiting in the south of the island such as the Archangelos Monastery and the pretty fishing hamlets at Maries and Alyki.