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Kavala is a city in Eastern Macedonia and Thrace, Greece. It is the capital of the Kavala regional unit and is located on the Bay of Kavala, across from the island of Thasos. The city is built around a hill that overlooks the Bay of Kavala, and is surrounded by mountains.

Kavala has a long history that dates back to the 6th century BC. It has been inhabited since ancient times, and was a major port for the ancient Greeks. During the Byzantine period, it was an important commercial center, and during the Ottoman period, it was a major port for the Ottoman Empire.

In modern times, Kavala is an important port city and a major tourist destination. It is known for its beautiful beaches, its picturesque harbor, and its vibrant nightlife. It is also known for its archaeological sites, such as the ancient acropolis of Philippi and the ancient city of Neapolis.

Kavala is home to a number of important historical events. In 42 BC, the Battle of Philippi was fought here, which marked the end of the Roman Republic and the beginning of the Roman Empire. In the 16th century, the city was the site of the Battle of Kavala, in which the Ottoman Empire defeated the Venetians. In the 19th century, Kavala was the site of the Greek War of Independence, and in the 20th century, it was the site of the Greek Civil War.

Kavala is a beautiful city with a rich history and a vibrant culture. It is a great destination for tourists who want to experience the beauty of the Mediterranean and the history of Greece.

Excursion tips for a day in Kavala

Kavala is a beautiful port city in Greece that offers a variety of activities for tourists. Here is a list of things to do in Kavala in one day:

1. Visit the Archaeological Museum of Kavala to learn about the city's rich history.
2. Explore the ancient city walls and the castle of Kavala.
3. Take a walk down the picturesque waterfront promenade.
4. Admire the beautiful architecture of the old city.
5. Visit the Kamares Aqueduct, a 17th century aqueduct built by the Ottomans.
6. Shop in the local markets and stores for souvenirs and gifts.
7. Enjoy a traditional Greek meal at one of the many restaurants and cafes.
8. Take a boat tour around the harbor to admire the stunning views.
9. Go for a swim in the crystal clear waters of the Aegean Sea.
10. Relax on one of the many beaches in the area.

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The climate in Kavala

Kavala has a Mediterranean climate with hot, dry summers and mild, wet winters. In the summer, temperatures range from 20-30°C with very little rainfall. In the autumn, temperatures drop to 10-20°C, with more frequent rain. In the winter, temperatures range from 5-15°C and rainfall is more common. In the spring, temperatures range from 10-20°C and rainfall is less frequent. Overall, Kavala experiences warm and pleasant weather throughout the year, with the most rainfall occurring in the winter months.

Cruise weather for Kavala

Our weather forecast for Kavala helps plan your stay according to the weather. For sunny days, pack light and breathable clothes, swimwear, and sunscreen. For winter weather, it's recommended to bring warm clothes, gloves, a hat, sturdy footwear, and a raincoat.

Date Icon Temperature Wind speed/gusts Cloudiness/Visibility Air humidity/pressure Sunrise/Sunset
Jul. 24th 2024 Jul. 24th 2024 max: 30.7 °C
min: 28.3 °C
20.2 m/s
27.7 m/s
36.4 %
24.1 m
56.3 %
1,008 hPa
Jul. 25th 2024 Jul. 25th 2024 max: 29.6 °C
min: 23.6 °C
16.9 m/s
28.1 m/s
68.1 %
22.8 m
66.1 %
1,005 hPa
Jul. 26th 2024 Jul. 26th 2024 max: 27.7 °C
min: 23.5 °C
18.0 m/s
24.5 m/s
16.8 %
24.1 m
62.9 %
1,007 hPa
Jul. 27th 2024 Jul. 27th 2024 max: 29.3 °C
min: 25.1 °C
14.0 m/s
21.6 m/s
3.6 %
24.1 m
50.4 %
1,014 hPa
Jul. 28th 2024 Jul. 28th 2024 max: 33.1 °C
min: 22.7 °C
19.8 m/s
25.2 m/s
0.4 %
24.1 m
38.6 %
1,018 hPa
Jul. 29th 2024 Jul. 29th 2024 max: 33.4 °C
min: 23.4 °C
19.8 m/s
27.7 m/s
0.0 %
24.1 m
32.6 %
1,016 hPa
Jul. 30th 2024 Jul. 30th 2024 max: 33.7 °C
min: 22.2 °C
21.2 m/s
25.2 m/s
0.0 %
24.1 m
28.9 %
1,012 hPa
Jul. 31st 2024 Jul. 31st 2024 max: 33.9 °C
min: 24.4 °C
13.3 m/s
20.2 m/s
21.1 %
24.1 m
28.7 %
1,009 hPa
Aug. 1st 2024 Aug. 1st 2024 max: 32.6 °C
min: 25.6 °C
14.8 m/s
16.2 m/s
14.4 %
24.1 m
34.6 %
1,008 hPa
Aug. 2nd 2024 Aug. 2nd 2024 max: 32.7 °C
min: 25.5 °C
14.0 m/s
13.7 m/s
34.7 %
23.0 m
40.3 %
1,006 hPa
Aug. 3rd 2024 Aug. 3rd 2024 max: 30.8 °C
min: 21.2 °C
13.3 m/s
16.6 m/s
54.7 %
24.0 m
48.9 %
1,008 hPa
Aug. 4th 2024 Aug. 4th 2024 max: 29.9 °C
min: 20.9 °C
14.8 m/s
16.4 m/s
62.9 %
23.5 m
53.8 %
1,011 hPa
Aug. 5th 2024 Aug. 5th 2024 max: 31.6 °C
min: 23 °C
16.6 m/s
19.1 m/s
12.5 %
24.1 m
36.1 %
1,013 hPa
Aug. 6th 2024 Aug. 6th 2024 max: 31.8 °C
min: 24.5 °C
15.1 m/s
16.6 m/s
6.6 %
24.1 m
34.4 %
1,013 hPa

Cruises to Kavala

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Scheduled ship calls in Kavala, Greece
Date Ship Arrival Departure Details
Jul. 24th 2024 Wednesday, 24th of Jul. 2024 EXPLORA I 08:00 am 08:00 pm
Aug. 6th 2024 Tuesday, 6th of Aug. 2024 Seabourn Encore 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Aug. 12th 2024 Monday, 12th of Aug. 2024 Azamara Journey 07:00 am 07:30 pm
Aug. 20th 2024 Tuesday, 20th of Aug. 2024 Voyager of the Seas 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Aug. 21st 2024 Wednesday, 21st of Aug. 2024 Celebrity Infinity 10:00 am 07:00 pm
Sep. 5th 2024 Thursday, 5th of Sep. 2024 Celebrity Infinity 07:00 am 05:00 pm
Sep. 18th 2024 Wednesday, 18th of Sep. 2024 EXPLORA I 08:00 am 08:00 pm
Sep. 24th 2024 Tuesday, 24th of Sep. 2024 Celebrity Infinity 08:00 am 07:00 pm
Sep. 28th 2024 Saturday, 28th of Sep. 2024 Azamara Pursuit 07:00 am 08:00 pm
Oct. 3rd 2024 Thursday, 3rd of Oct. 2024 Celebrity Infinity 08:00 am 07:00 pm
Oct. 9th 2024 Wednesday, 9th of Oct. 2024 MS Riviera 10:00 am 07:00 pm
Oct. 11th 2024 Friday, 11th of Oct. 2024 MS Europa 2 12:00 pm 07:00 pm
Oct. 22nd 2024 Tuesday, 22nd of Oct. 2024 Celebrity Infinity 07:00 am 05:00 pm
Oct. 24th 2024 Thursday, 24th of Oct. 2024 MS Europa 07:00 am 01:00 pm
Oct. 31st 2024 Thursday, 31st of Oct. 2024 Celebrity Infinity 08:00 am 07:00 pm
Apr. 17th 2025 Thursday, 17th of Apr. 2025 Seven Seas Grandeur 10:00 am 09:00 pm
Apr. 22nd 2025 Tuesday, 22nd of Apr. 2025 Seabourn Encore 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Apr. 29th 2025 Tuesday, 29th of Apr. 2025 Vasco da Gama 08:00 am 10:00 pm
May 15th 2025 Thursday, 15th of May 2025 Celebrity Infinity 08:00 am 06:00 pm
May 29th 2025 Thursday, 29th of May 2025 EXPLORA I 09:00 am 08:00 pm
Jun. 26th 2025 Thursday, 26th of Jun. 2025 EXPLORA I 09:00 am 08:00 pm
Jul. 15th 2025 Tuesday, 15th of Jul. 2025 Seabourn Encore 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Jul. 24th 2025 Thursday, 24th of Jul. 2025 EXPLORA I 09:00 am 08:00 pm
Aug. 4th 2025 Monday, 4th of Aug. 2025 Azamara Pursuit 05:30 am 08:00 pm
Aug. 19th 2025 Tuesday, 19th of Aug. 2025 Seabourn Encore 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Aug. 21st 2025 Thursday, 21st of Aug. 2025 EXPLORA I 09:00 am 08:00 pm
Aug. 29th 2025 Friday, 29th of Aug. 2025 Carnival Miracle 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Sep. 6th 2025 Saturday, 6th of Sep. 2025 Celebrity Infinity 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Sep. 16th 2025 Tuesday, 16th of Sep. 2025 MS Europa 2 09:00 am 12:00 am
Sep. 19th 2025 Friday, 19th of Sep. 2025 Carnival Miracle 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Sep. 24th 2025 Wednesday, 24th of Sep. 2025 Seven Seas Navigator 11:00 am 06:00 pm
Sep. 25th 2025 Thursday, 25th of Sep. 2025 Celebrity Infinity 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Sep. 30th 2025 Tuesday, 30th of Sep. 2025 Celebrity Infinity 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Oct. 2nd 2025 Thursday, 2nd of Oct. 2025 LE DUMONT DURVILLE 12:00 pm 06:00 pm
Oct. 10th 2025 Friday, 10th of Oct. 2025 Azamara Onward 05:30 am 08:00 pm
Oct. 10th 2025 Friday, 10th of Oct. 2025 Carnival Miracle 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Oct. 11th 2025 Saturday, 11th of Oct. 2025 Seven Seas Mariner 10:00 am 06:00 pm
Oct. 18th 2025 Saturday, 18th of Oct. 2025 Seven Seas Voyager 12:30 pm 08:30 pm
Oct. 20th 2025 Monday, 20th of Oct. 2025 Seven Seas Navigator 11:00 am 07:00 pm
Oct. 21st 2025 Tuesday, 21st of Oct. 2025 LE LAPEROUSE 12:00 pm 06:00 pm
Oct. 23rd 2025 Thursday, 23rd of Oct. 2025 Celebrity Infinity 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Oct. 28th 2025 Tuesday, 28th of Oct. 2025 LE LAPEROUSE 12:00 pm 06:00 pm
Oct. 31st 2025 Friday, 31st of Oct. 2025 Carnival Miracle 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Nov. 1st 2025 Saturday, 1st of Nov. 2025 Celebrity Infinity 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Nov. 1st 2025 Saturday, 1st of Nov. 2025 EXPLORA I 09:00 am 06:00 pm
Apr. 24th 2026 Friday, 24th of Apr. 2026 MS Europa 12:00 am 12:00 am
May 22nd 2026 Friday, 22nd of May 2026 Azamara Onward 05:30 am 08:00 pm
Sep. 13th 2026 Sunday, 13th of Sep. 2026 MS Europa 2 12:00 am 12:00 am

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