Discover Ancient Phillipi and Visit the beautiful city of Kavala with Ottoman treasures, Byzantine walls and a lively harbour. Finish your day trip letting yourself go at Ammolofi beach bars.
About this activity
Duration: 10-hour private tour
Tour type: Private - Private Day trip: Philippi, Kavala & Ammolofi
Points of interest: Philippi archaeological site, Kavala city, Ammolofi beach
Starting point: From Thessaloniki (your Hotel, airport, port)
Tour Escort or Licensed Guide: Upon request (extra charge)
Type of vehicle: Luxury Mercedes-Benz Minibus/Minivan/Sedan fully A/C
Free cancellation up to 48 hours before activity starts
Our first stop is Amfipoli, where you will see the famous "Lion of Amfipolis". Then we leave to the Archaeological site of Philippi – UNESCO World Heritage Site. The ancient city was found by Alexander's the Great father, where we shall visit the Basilica, the theatre, the Roman Forum, the cell where Apostle Paul was imprisoned but also the Octagon Church- the first Chirstian church of Europe.
We visit Kavala city where for centuries Byzantines, Ottomans, Jews, merchants, tobacco workers, refugees and intellectuals mingled and prospered. Here in Macedonia, the sea-routes encountered the East-West axis, cross-fertilising both. See the tobacco warehouses and elegant neoclassical buildings recall the city’s glorious past and then enjoy the present with a meal and a drink in its lively centre under the eye of the city’s castle or around the port.
You have the chance to relax in Ammolofi beach and have drinks and refreshments at the beach bars. Return to Thessaloniki at the afternoon.
* Please note that the above sample itinerary can and will be tailored according to your preferences and needs in order to include or exclude additional spots as long as the total duration of our tour remains up to 10 hours. Upon demand, you may as well extend your tour-schedule. So whether you have something in mind or would like your driver- guide to take the lead and make recommendations, feel free to make a request about it – Your wish is our command!!
** Please keep in mind that anytime you feel hungry there will always be a place in the course of our tour to grab a snack. Otherwise, our tour may incorporate a lunch break at a local restaurant to taste and experience the traditional food.
Basic travel insurance
Bottle of water
Mobile phone charger
Entrance fees to attractions (if any), but can be purchased on the spot
Wine Tasting (optional)
Multilanguage escort (upon request)
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Infant baby seats available
Most travelers can participate
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