Kavala, the North to the Aegean Sea
Historical sites, modern infrastructure and awarded beaches all come together in the same city. Travel to a port that keeps up the beat all year round, with cheap ferry tickets to Kavala through Let’s Ferry.
Things to see
• The Fortress of Kavala, which was the Acropolis of the ancient town. It was built in the 15thcentury and today hosts many cultural events. There is also a café catering to visitors.
• The archaeological site of Philippi, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Philippi Festival takes place here every year, right at the ancient theatre.
• The Aqueductis one of the most popular landmarks of the city. The arch-shaped monument, also known as Kamares, is 25 meters tall and has a length of 270 meters.
• The Old Music building, mostly known as Halil Bey Mosque. It used to be an Early Christianity church, then became a mosque and later started hosting the Municipality’s Orchestra.
Where to swim
• Kalamitsi: Who said that a city beach can’t be idyllic? Awarded with a Blue Flag, it is organised, with free entrance, free parking and a very convenient public bus stop.
• Batis: Another beach with a Blue Flag award, organized and with free car parking, (however, you need to pay an admission ticket to get to the beach). Spend your day at the pools, play water sports and if you want to stay overnight, there is a camping site right on the spot. The distance from the port is just 4 km.
• Nea Peramos: 18 km away from Kavala, you can spend your day at a lovely sandy beach with many catering facilities.
• Ammolofoi: An exotic scenery with green waters that truly matches up to the beauty of an island. It is located 23 km from the city.
What to do
• Enjoy a day at a spa! Visit the Krinides Clay Treatment Center and spoil yourself with clay treatments and hydrotherapy. You can book a room if you want to stay overnight.
• Horse Riding at the Equestrian Tourism Center in Dato. Here you will also find a Horse Riding Academy for Children.
Tip: You can reach Kavala by car, plane or KTEL bus. The distance from Athens is 650 km and from Thessaloniki 150. The distance between the port and the airport is 31 km. Travel to a charming, unpretentious destination but first book your cheap ferry tickets to and from Kavala with Let’s Ferry.
Information about the port of Kavala
Kavala is connected to Piraeus, Lavrio, Chios, Ikaria, Fourni, Oinousses, Samos, Limnos, Leros, Lesvos, Patmos, Agios Efstratios, Mykonos, Syros and Tinos. The facilities you will find at the port of Kavala are free Wi-Fi, ATM, car rentals, KTEL buses, and a sun-protected waiting area. You will also find a spacious parking area, a playground, a Tourist Information Center and many shops.