Kavala Travel Guide
Kavala, an Eastern Macedonian gem, a principal port for Northern Greece and a cavern of history is not only a fascinating archaeological and cultural city but with a wealth of fine beaches and stunning scenery is has also become a popular resort destination.Kavala’s popular beaches, ideal for spending lazy days sunning and swimming include Kalamitsa, Batis and Toska. All these are safe for wading in the waters have excellent facilities and a breathtaking backdrop to boot. For a more secluded day at the beach check out Iraklitsa and Permos. These little hideaways are free from crowds and have all the charm of an ancient seaside town. Accommodation in Kavala is varied but limited. Campsites to full service hotelsdo exist just not in abundance. Contrary to the lodging situation, restaurants in Kavala are plentiful and nightlife thronging! Many lively nightclubs and cozy tavernas can be found scattered along the harbour as well as in land.
If you’re overheating at the beach and looking for an alternative activity, head just around the corner to the Panagia quarter. Characterized by tangled streets, pastel coloured houses and the preservation of many 18th century buildings, this fascinating corner of history is ideal for a good wander. Also, the archaeological museum located at Ethnikis Antistasis houses many intriguing artefacts to satisfy your cultural cravings.
Of course if it’s more beaching you’re after take the short ferry ride across to Thassos, one of the most picturesque of the Greek Islands.
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