Kavala, one of the most beautiful cities in Greece, on the coasts of Eastern Macedonia, is a remarkable urban center and an important port of the country. Access to the city is by car, by air from Kavala State Airport "Alexander the Great" and by boat from Kavala port. A rental car from Imperial Car Rental will prove to be the ideal vehicle for exploring the area. The ancient Greek village of Skavala gave its name to the modern city, while in its historical course it was called Neapolis, from the 7th century BC. until the 9th century AD, Christopolis on Byzantium, from the 9th century AD until the 14th century AD and Kavala from the 14th century AD. until today.
He is constantly residing in prehistoric times, referring to the Homeric texts and subsequent archives of the Athenian Alliance, declining in Roman occupation, rebuilding Byzantium, burning by the Normans, conquering the Ottomans, occupying the Bulgarians, liberating in 1918, suffering from the German occupation of the four-year period 1940-1944 and recovering after the liberation, rapidly expanding to the present.
Exploring Kavala with rental vehicles Imperial Car Rental, will be impressed by the picturesque old town, built amphitheatrically on peninsula surrounded by sea, with narrow alleys, features colorful mansions and monuments such as Imaret, the house of Mohamed Ali, the Acropolis, the Castle with the granite walls and a spectacular view, the Lighthouse on the rocks. One of the most characteristic monuments of the city is Kamares, the emblematic arched aqueduct.
The walks from the port and the old town to the Nautical Club and the Fish Market, the Municipal Garden and the Faliro Park at Paralia will give you pictures of great beauty, while the commercial center of Kavala, scattered with large buildings that existed they remind of the period of the city's prosperity as a top tobacco producer with wealth and strong urban and bourgeois order. At that time, the Tobacco Museum and the Smoker's Square are dedicated.
Other important buildings of the city are the Lazariston Monastery, the Vix Palace, the Grand Club, the Town Hall of Kavala and the Old Town Hall. With the car hire Imperial Car Rental Kavala, you will visit the Panagouda grove in Agia Paraskevi, the Kavala forest in Chorafa and the Pentaokos grove in Pentaokosios, while on the west you see part of the ancient Egnatia road.
Visit Nea Karvali in the east of Kavala, the village of Akkontisti, a unique live outdoor folklore museum with stone guest houses, cobbled streets and squares, admiring the forest and the lagoons to Keramoti, built next to the estuary of Nestos, in the delta of the river that constitutes a of the most important wetlands in Europe. Of great interest is the archaeological site of Philippi, with ruins of Hellenistic, Roman, Byzantine and early Christian period, the ancient theater of Philippi used nowadays and exceptional prehistoric rock paintings with scenes of everyday life, just outside the village.
Villages you visit the rental vehicle Imperial Car Rental, including Krinides and green Nikisiani, mountain villages Paggeo Moustheni, Rooms, Courtyard, the Eleftheroupoli with traditional architecture, the Lodges of Ancient Medals, the Forest Village Pangaiou and the Pangaio ski resort in the Orpheus Valley will spoil you. Easily accessible with the rented car Imperial Car Rental is the wonderful beaches of Kavala's vast coastline.
Inside the city, swim to the beach of Toska, Kalamitsa with the Bati multi-site, Rapsani, Perigiali, Aspri Ammos. In Keramoti you will find the enchanting Ammoglossa, while to the west the beaches of Palio, Nea Iraklitsa, Nea Peramos and Ammolofos, the most beautiful beach in Greece. Explore the majestic Kavala with the Imperial Car Rental car rental and discover the hidden treasures of the beautiful "blue city".