Getting around the town

GETTING AROUND THE TOWN

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The town on foot

Instructions to pedestrians

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

Make the most of your mood for walking by choosing thematic routes relating to the history, architecture and multi-cultural character of the town!

The town centre is full of monuments, landmarks and places to rest, as well as interesting lanes ready to be explored.

If it is a sunny day, you can always stop in one of the town parks or gardens to have a rest.

You can even get to the beaches of Rapsani and Kalamitsa quickly and easily on foot.

If you want to save some time, then follow one of the recommended routes or visit the beautiful parts of the town.

The town by public transport

If you want to arrange your time so that you see more than one neighbourhood in a day, the best option is to use public transport.

Public transport is the best way to move around Kavala and to visit other beaches outside the town. The transport network is comfortable, fast and well connected.

There are 11 local public transport routes:
1. Vyronas – Kallithea
2. Dexameni
3. Cemeteries – New workers housing
4. Kipouli – TEI
5. Agios Loukas
6. Profitis Ilias
7. Stadium
8. Kalamitsa – Batis
9. Agios Konstantinos
10. Neapoli – DEPOS
11. New Hospital – Perigiali

For the beaches within the town, take the local bus#8 going from Kalamitsa to Batis. For the beaches outside the town take one of the regional buses for PALIO – IRAKLEITSA – PERAMOS – AMMOLOFI and CHRYSOUPOLIS – KERAMOTI. For timetables, prices and where to buy your tickets, please click here: www.astiko-kavalas.gr, www.ktelkavalas.gr.

The town by bicycle

Although the centre of Kavala is good for cycling, in the rest of the town, because it is so spread out, it is almost impossible to cycle. There are no cycle lanes in the town, but there is a bike sharing scheme at central spots. For further information on this scheme, see kavala.easybike.gr or ask at the Tourist Information Centre.

The town by taxi

Kavala has a fleet of about 130 vehicles that are either orange or white.To stop a taxi on the road, all you have to do is raise your hand. When the light on the roof of the taxi is lit, that means it is available. You can book a taxi:

  • by calling +30 2510 232001-4 or online at: www.eurotaxikavala.gr, with Eurotaxi
  • by phone on +30 2510 230130 with Koinopraxia Taxi.

In the town centre there are also several taxi ranks at which you can find a taxi:

  • Beginning of Omonia St (the building with the old courts)
  • Eleftherias Square, at four points around it
  • 1 Averof St (the beach)
  • Kapnergatis Square (OTE building)
  • Mitropoliti Chrysostomou St (IKA building)
  • At the beginning of Dangli St (the administrative building)

Taxi ranks can also be found in every neighbourhood of the town, which will serve you.

The taxi drivers know the town very well and it’s a good opportunity to discover some of the secrets of Kavala.The cost of moving around by taxi varies according to the route. Have a look at the fee chart or ask the driver before starting your journey.

The town also has a special fleet of taxis that are adapted for people with disabilities, with Wi-Fi and smartphone chargers. These vehicles need to be booked in advance.

In case you lose any items, call the taxi centre: +30 2510 232001-4 ή +30 2510 230130. For more information on taxi services in Kavala call on the above numbers or visit the official website at www.eurotaxikavala.gr.

The town by miniature train

Kavala has a miniature train with which you can access the Old Town. This form of transport serves both the inhabitants of Panagia and visitors. The miniature train starts at the Ethniki Bank of Greece on Eleftherias Square, and it is free.

The timetables from Monday to Saturday are: 08:00, 09:00, 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 13:00, 14:00 (you can confirm the latest timetables at the Tourist Information Centre near the train departure point).

Tourist Information Centre: +30 2510 231011

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