Traveler's Guide

East Macedonia & Thrace

Route in Kavala- Old Kavala (15km)

Old Kavala, built at an altitude of 400m on the outskirts of MountSymvolo, is known for its plentiful cool water, towering planetrees, mild climate and traditional taverns. This is where ancientSkavala, the gold and silver mines, were located. The ravages oftime have an effect on words too, and Skavala became Kavala.Under Ottoman Rule, residents from (Old) Kavala settled on thePanagia peninsula and named it (New) Kavala. The Old Kavalasprings are also where the Kavala aqueduct originated from.Activity: walk along the “Water Road “.