Kavala, one of the largest cities in Northern Greece, is a city with rich and storied past: thanks to its many important milestones throughout the Byzantine, Roman and Christian history. The influence of many cultures, religions and time periods can be felt through the very DNA the city was founded on. It is built amphitheatrically on the slopes of Symvolo Mountain with majestic 180 degree views of the sea and is considered amongst the most beautiful and picturesque cities in the world by historians and architects alike. Kavala is a very metropolitan and diverse city where East meets West, the modern combines with the antique and it is an absolute joy to explore.
Insider’s favourite blue-flag awarded beaches, where you can enjoy fine powdery sand, turquoise water lapping the shore and serenity:
Kalamitsa, Batis, Tosca, Iraklitsa and Nea Peramos-Ammolofi.