Philippi & Kavala Tour

Highlights:  The Lion Statue of Amphipolis, Archaeological site of Philippi, Kavala city tour and St.Sylas Monastery

Outline: Travel via the New Egnatia motorway to Amphipolis for a visit of the Lion Statue. Proceed to St. Lydias Baptistery where the first Christian Lady of Europe was baptized and continue to the Archaeological Site of Philippi, founded by Philip II King of Macedonia. It was here too where St. Paul set foot on the European Continent during his second missionary journey. The ruins include the Forum Romanum with its Basilica, St. Paul’s Prison and the Theater. The famous Egnatia road, that once ran from the Adriatic Sea to Constantinople, passed by this city. Continue to Kavala, where you will enjoy lunch with traditional specialities. After lunch, enjoy a city tour of Kavala and the St. Sylas Monastery, before your return to Thessaloniki.

Duration: 10 hours (from Thessaloniki city centre hotel)

Included: Private A/C vehicle & driver, Licensed English-speaking guide, Entrance fees to the indicated sites, Taxes

Activity level: MODERATE, not recommended for those with walking difficulties

Tips: Wear flat, comfortable walking shoes. Carry a bottle of water and wear plenty of sunscreen and a hat, especially in the summer.