20 reasons to visit

To visit its grand medieval Fortress, which dominates on the acropolis of the peninsula of Panagia.

Learn more
Fun Facts

Kavala has had 3 names over the centuries: Neapoli (7th century BC), Christoupoli (8th century AD), and Kavala (from...

Learn more

With a history carved in the stone and the sea, the apple of discord of conquerors, and flooded with...

Learn more
Panagia Peninsula - Photo by Giannis Giannelos
The city today

A “Blue city” with crystal-clear coasts, world heritage monuments, dreamy views, Mediterranean cuisine, relaxed walks, nearby getaways to the...

Learn more
Through your eyes

The city, people and everyday life, through your eyes. Share your Kavala photos through Instagram and see them uploaded...

Learn more
18 May 2024, 21:52



Search for all the events and activities in the region.






Apostolos Silas Trail Adventure

Every September The Apostolos Silas Trail Adventure is organised because of the celebration of the Exaltation of the Holy...

Learn more
Paragliding – Free Fall – Rafting

Are you adrenaline enthusiasts? If you are looking for a way to enjoy Kavala from above or if you...

Learn more
Archaeological Museum of Kavala - Photo from Dimofelia's archive
Archaeological Museum of Kavala

The Archaeological Museum of Kavala is considered one of the most important museums of its kind in Greece.

Learn more
Philippi Festival

One of the largest cultural events in the town is undoubtedly the Philippi Festival of Kavala. It is the...

Learn more

A beach with organised facilities in a beautiful, picturesque gulf 4 km from Kavala, which has been awarded a...

Learn more

By melding the history of the town with its local produce and cooking techniques, we can see the gastronomic...

Learn more
Dub Inc performing at the castle of Kavala - Photo by Giannis Magdalasidis
Cosmopolis Festival

Since July 2000, the Municipality of Kavala and the Public Benefit Organisation of Kavala – Dimofelia have been organising...

Learn more
“Panagia”, the Old Town

A stroll through the Old Town of Kavala is an experience that you will want to have and have...

Learn more
Mohamed Ali house Interior - Photo by Iraklis Milas
Mohammed Ali Museum

The house of Mohammed Ali is today a museum and transports the visitor back to the Kavala of the...

Learn more
Old Kavala's environmental path - Photo by Giannis Giannelos
Palia Kavala Nature Trail

One of the most beautiful walking routes that is well worth discovering is the nature trail of Palia Kavala.

Learn more
Tosca - Photo by Artware

A beach that makes you feel so close yet so far from the bustle of the centre. Tosca has...

Learn more
Part of Kavala's market - Photo by Artware

Kavala lives with a modern pace, offering a wide range of shops, small and large, modern and traditional...

Learn more
Wine tourism

Kavala has been famous since antiquity for the cultivation and quality of its wine. Myth relates that the god...

Learn more
Photo from Dimofelia's archive

Magical evenings in a town that knows how to relax and how to party.

Learn more
Archaeological Museum of Philippi - Photo by Artware
Archaeological Museum of Philippi

The Archaeological Museum of Philippi contains two exhibition units in which the finds from the excavations in the ancient...

Learn more
Clay treatment and hydrotherapy centre

Located among springs with medicinal properties, clay and warm medicinal waters, the Krinides Clay Treatment Centre is undoubtedly a...

Learn more
Karnayio area - Photo by Divo graphics
The town shipyards

Fine, then… You have walked through the lanes of the town and drank coffee. There is one point next...

Learn more
Scuba diving

The clean and calm waters of the region of Kavala are ideal for scuba diving. In addition to the...

Learn more
Tobacco Museum of Kavala - Photo by Giannis Giannelos
Tobacco Museum

The Tobacco Museum is a modern industrial and experiential museum, with a rich array of exhibits.

Learn more
The port of Kavala - Photo by Giannis Gianelos
Port and Coastal Zone

The coastal pedestrian zone that leads to the port of Kavala is one of the most beautiful walks through...

Learn more
Water route - Photo by EOS Kavala
Kavala – Palia Kavala Footpath (The water road)

This is one of the most important footpaths in Kavala, not just for its aesthetic value but primarily for...

Learn more
Lighthouse at Panagia area - Photo by Giannis Giannelos
The town Lighthouses

The Lighthouse district, as the locals always call it, is one of the most magical parts of Panagia, and...

Learn more
Aerial photo of Kiprou str. - Photo by Artware
Kapnergatis Square and Kyprou Street

One very beautiful route through the town is that which goes from Kapnergatis Square to the paved Kyprou Street,...

Learn more

When you combine the charm of the landscape with that of the sea, then Kavala is surely the ideal...

Learn more


Cook your favorite
Kavala recipes








Holy Temple of the Holy Trinity and the Five Holy Martyrs

The Holy Temple of the Holy Trinity and the Five Holy Martyrs, in which the Sacred Relics of Saints...

Learn more
Ancient Theatre of Philippi - Photo by Giannis Giannelos
Archaeological site of Philippi – UNESCO World Heritage Site

All-powerful kings of the ancient Greek world, Roman generals and thousands of soldiers, the most important Apostle of the...

Learn more
The Fortress of Kavala - Photo by Giannis Giannelos
Acropolis – Fortress

At the peak of the Old Town proudly stands the fortress, a landmark of Kavala and one of its...

Learn more
St. Lydia's of Philippi holy baptistery - Photo by Giannis Giannelos
Holy Shrine – Baptistery of Saint Lydia of Thyatira

This is located on the River Zygaktis, west of ancient Philippi. According to Luke the Evangelist (Acts 6.11), who...

Learn more
City Hall of Kavala - Photo by Giannis Giannelos
City Hall

The building in which the Municipality of Kavala is housed today is one of the most impressive buildings in...

Learn more
The Old Aqueduct Kamares - Photo by Giannis Giannelos
Kamares – Aqueduct

The most characteristic monument of Kavala is the large, arched aqueduct, known by the name “Kamares” (Arches), with a...

Learn more
Imaret - Photo from Imaret's archive

In the early 19th century Mohammed Ali, founder of the final Egyptian dynasty, established an Imaret – a religious,...

Learn more
Great Club - photo Artvertise7
Great Club of Kavala

Founded in 1910 by the Philoptochos Adelfotis Kyrion Kavalas (a women’s charity for the poor) in order to house...

Learn more
The Old Music ( Halil Bey Mosque ) - Photo by Giannis Giannelos
Palia Mousiki (Halil Bey Mosque)

Palia Mousiki (Halil Bey Mosque) is located at the centre of the peninsula, near the Castle and on roads...

Learn more
Pots in Ntikili Tas' section 6 - Photo by Ephorate of Antiquities of Kavala and Thassos
Dikili Tash – Orthopetra

The earliest archaeological evidence for organised life in the region, at the settlement of Dikili Tash, dates to the...

Learn more
St. Lydia's of Philippi holy baptistery - Photo by Giannis Giannelos
In the footsteps of Apostle Paul

When Paul the Apostle visited Philippi in AD 49/50, founding the first Christian Church in Europe, the appearance of...

Learn more
Rock Art - photo by Dimofeleia archive
Rock art

Rock art engraved into outdoor horizontal limestone surfaces has been discovered at the spot known as Profitis Ilias, southeast...

Learn more
Municipal tobacco warehouse - Photo by Giannis Giannelos
Municipal Tobacco Warehouse

The Municipal Warehouse is one of the most interesting in Kavala. It housed the company of Kiazim Emin &...

Learn more
Mohamed Ali house MOHA Research Center - Photo by Iraklis Milas
Mohammed Ali’s Residence

In the Square named for Mohammed Ali (1769-1849), which is located in the Panagia peninsula, in the Old Town...

Learn more
City wall - Photo by Artware
Coastal wall

Its strong walls of the Thassian colony were most likely built in the early 7th century BC.

Learn more
“Régie” Tobacco Warehouse

This three-storey building complex, with a closed arrangement centred around an internal courtyard, is comprised of four wings with...

Learn more
Nea Karvali, Akontisma - Photo by Giannis Giannelos
Nea Karvali

This village is a continuation of the old Cappadocian Karvali and there is a long history behind it. The...

Learn more
Stone bridge in mount Paggeo - Photo by Iraklis Milas

Mountain villages, running waters, Byzantine monasteries, myths, history, beauty, Pangaio and its surrounding villages are an ideal destination for...

Learn more



Porto Palio Hotel - Photo from Porto Palio's archive

The Porto Palio Beach Hotel can be found on one of the most magical beaches, just 6 km from...

Learn more
Interactive map

Use the filters in our Interactive map tool, according to your areas of interest, and find what you are...

Learn more
Tourist Information Centre

The Tourist Information Centre is located at a central point in the town, in Eleftherias Square. Its purpose is...

Learn more
Maps and brochures

The maps and brochures in this section aim to help you explore the town centre and the surrounding area....

Learn more
Kavala - Photo by Iraklis Milas
Useful information

Below you can find some general yet essential information on Greece for before you travel and during your stay...

Learn more
Getting to Kavala

From Athens, there are daily flights to Megas Alexandros Airport in Chrysoupoli, just over 30 km from Kavala. In...

Learn more
Thassopoula - Photo by Artware
From Kavala

From Athens, there are daily flights to Megas Alexandros Airport in Chrysoupoli, just over 30 km from Kavala. In...

Learn more
Getting around the town

The Mediterranean climate of Kavala and its hidden beauties make walking through the town a delight.

Learn more
SEATRAC at Kalamitsa beach - Photo from Dimofelia's archive
Access for people with disabilities

Η Καβάλα διαθέτει την πρωτοποριακή κατασκευή ελληνικής ευρεσιτεχνίας SEATRAC που δίνει τη δυνατότητα σε ΑΜΕΑ να έχουν άμεση και...

Learn more
Skip to content