Top Kavala Attractions
There are a number of historic castles near Kavala, including the Castle of Kavala, which sits on top of a hill and has views of the entire area. The Byzantine Castle of Paleachori also boasts great views of the Drama mountains.
The Cosmoplolis International Festival,the festival which takes place in mid-July, and its basic goal is to celebrate the multiculturalism of Greece and Macedonia and to foster the importance of cultural differences. It has been in existence since the year 2000.
There are a large number of churches and monasteries in the surrounding area, including Agios St. Panteleimonas, the Monastery of Nikites (built in 1370) and St. Lydia’s Baptistry (St. Lydia was St. Paul’s first European convert to Christianity and she was baptized here). Most areas of these are easily accessible to the public, who can also attend services at some of the churches.