As a Thassians' colony its history begins from the ancient years time when its port was radiating at North Aegean. The castle and traditional quarter of Panayia, the tobacco warehouses and the scheduled neoclassical buildings that function in nowadays as commercial centres and cultural haunts that connect the past with future. Kavala is today a modern city of 80.000 inhabitants that can offer you a number of services and abilities. It disposes one of the five metropolitan archaeological museums of Greece full of treasuries since the prehistorically Hellenistic, Roman and Byzantine ears, spiritual centre and cinemas, full market, administrative authorities and a great number of Greek and foreign banks. In regards with your night entertainment everything is taken care by the cafe-bars at the picturesque town harbour, the beach bars at Palio and Heraklitsa, the fish taverns in Sfagia and many other small or big shops for all requirements.
Kavala has beaches of exquisite beauty. At east of the district Ammoglosa (Sandy-tongue) of Keramoti looks like an exotic landscape as it enters the Aegean Sea. Inside the city you may see Perigiali, Kalamitsa and a little further Batis, Tosca and Palio at the west of city. There is also an easy approach of Nea Heraklitsa, Nea Peramos, Myrtofyto Acti, Almyra, Ammolofi and Orphani.