The port of Kavala in Northern Greece is backed by the slopes of Mount Simvilon and flanked by the Aegean Sea. Holidays in Kavala centre around its sandy beaches, which are popular with families as their gently sloping sands are washed by safe, calm waters. The busy waterfront is lined with shops, bars and restaurants. Kavala's old town 'Panagia' is a maze of narrow lanes dotted with 18th and 19th-century buildings and pastel-coloured houses. Other points of interest in the resort include the Archaeological Museum, the Municipal Folklore Museum, the lighthouse, the 5th-century castle and tower and the remains of an Ottoman aqueduct. Kavala looks out towards the lush, green island of Thassos, one of the most picturesque Greek islands, and a 40-minute hydrofoil journey from the port will enable you to explore. Kavala is the perfect choice for families and couples seeking a beachside holiday in the Greek sunshine. And, with flights to Kavala taking less than 4 hours from the UK, a relaxing holiday in Kavala is never too far away.
Things To Do
The beaches are the main focus of holidays in Kavala, with Kalamitsa, Toska and Batis beaches the most popular choices. From water sports to skiing and from canoekayaking to climbing, Kavala has all you could ask for to keep active. Take the hydrofoil from the port and explore the island of Thassos.
You wont be short of places to spend your evening in Kavala choose from piano bars, wine bars, live music and karaoke bars, beach bars, games and sports cafes, etc. Faliro Park Seafront and the Main Port Pier are the places to head in the summer months for the best nightlife featuring Greek and International DJs and entertainment. Alternatively catch a movie, watch a performance, attend a sports event such as a football or basketball match, and much more.
Food & Drink
There is a great choice of places to eat and drink in Kavala. The harbour is home to many fish tavernas and other traditional Greek eatingplaces. Where better to sample freshly caught fish and seafood and Greek favourites such as mezze, mousakka and calamari with baklava for dessert. There are Chinese, Italian and Mexican restaurants as well as fastfood and grilled options on the menu too. Aniseedflavoured Ouzo is the preferred aperitif and the robustly flavoured Retsina wine is the popular accompaniment to any meal.