It’s a two day trip discovering two cities of northeastern Greece. Kavala with a scenic harbor and Xanthi with the vivid nightlife and the Democritus University.
(1 night /2 days)
During your stay in Thessaloniki, you can make a 2-day tour to Xanthi and Kavala
Day 1: Thessaloniki - Xanthi
Departure from Thessaloniki and following Egnatia highway we reach the city of Xanthi. If it is Saturday we can visit the open free bazaar! We continue sight seeing with the central square of Xanthi, the old town and the Museum. Optional lunch at a local taverna. We continue by visiting one or two very interesting villages of Muslims called Pomakohoria. Time at these villages has stopped. In the afternoon we check in at the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 2: Xanthi - Kavala - Thessaloniki
Early breakfast and we depart from the hotel at 08:15 to reach Toxotes train station for our 35 minute journey through the valley of river Nestos. The bus will pick you up at the end of this journey, at Stavroupoli city. We leave for Philippoi and the archeological area including the first Christian church in the European continent, the prison of St. Paul and the ancient Theater. After Philippoi we will visit the city of Kavala and the old city walls. Free time for lunch by the sea. Return to Thessaloniki in the evening.
This excursions are feasible only for groups, not for individual travelers. (15 PAX Minimum).