Kavala is the charming city that keeps alive the memories of the past
The city of Kavala, amphitheatrically built, with a beautiful harbor full of life and smiling and hospitable people. The city that is suitable for endless walking, both on its coastal front and in its unique and picturesque alleys is waiting for you to explore, while the beauty of the Acropolis and the Castle is special, which give the visitor the feeling for a unique time travel.
The modern city generously offers you its beauties and a special aura that springs from the many neoclassical buildings, but also from its tobacco warehouses, which stand there imposing and arrogant, bringing memories from past times of the "Mecca of tobacco" as Kavala was called.
Walk in the Old Town and get lost in the beautiful alleys admiring the architectural grandeur of the houses, climb high to the Arches that formed the Aqueduct of the city and let your gaze be satisfied with the wonderful view of the city from above. Finally visit the Imaret, a museum hotel, building of magnificent architecture of 1817 that is today an emblem for the city and a historical monument.
Enjoy traditional flavors
The cuisine of Kavala hides local Macedonian recipes with influences received from Pontus, Asia Minor and Cappadocia. Alipasta, mackerel fur, sardines, mussel pilaf, herring saganaki, anchovy wrapped in vine leaves, stuffed eggplant are just some of the typical dishes of the area. whole almond, sweet walnut and all the “spoon sweets”.
Best time to visit Kavala
Kavala is suitable for holidays all year round. In summer it is a top choice as in a short distance there are plenty of beaches of remarkable beauty!
How to use transportation in Kavala
Transfer from/to Kavala
If you do not have your own car to move to Kavala there are other ways to move.
The city is connected by air with Athens, as well as by train, while an alternative transportation option is the intercity buses of KTEL from Athens or Thessaloniki.
If you do not have your own car you can use the city bus or taxi