Activities – Excursions

Apart from the beaches, taverns, bars and cafeterias, there also other activities and places of interest that can make your holiday unforgettable. A boat trip to ‘Fidonisi’ and the nearby small bays, fishing, climbing on the red rocks, water sports, beach volleyball, endure or jeep trips. Swimming and diving lessons are also available. We are at your disposal by offering maps and with the help of experienced fishermen and guides so that you can have your holiday organized.

 Nea Iraklitsa can be thye starting point for short excursions.

The deep blue sea beaches are waiting for you on the west. At the same time, you have the opportunity to visit the villages of the municipality of Elefthere where you can taste and buy wine of excellent quality as well as ‘tsipouro’. You may be able to watch the production process if you wish. In the same area you can pay a visit to the hot springs of Elefthere.

 
 

Going east of the county towards Xanthi, visitors come across the river Nestos. It is an excursion of great beauty and interest. The river starts in Bulgaria and ends into the Aegean Sea creating a natural paradise with 6 sea lakes, the great forrest of Kotza-Orman and a romantic valley (Stena of Nestos of 27 km length). You can relax and enjoy majestic images of nature or take part in a number of activities such as cannoning, kayaking, climbing, cycling and horse-riding. Visit the team of Riverland on www.riverland.gr for more information. Villages of interest are Stavroupoli, Kechrokampos, Lekani, Makrychori. The ones who will decide to visit the town of Xanthi will experience a combination of tradition and hospitality. A walk around the old town is strongly recommended. 

 

On the Northeast you will find the mountain of Paggaio. You can easily drive to the top of the mountain. On your way there you may wish to stop for a picnic or enjoy a meal at a traditional tavern.

 

 

We surely  can’t miss the archaeological site of Filippi. The ancient theatre as well as the ancient market and the museum are places which attract tourists from all over the world. During the summer months the ‘Festival of Filippi’ hosts a variety of ancient Greek plays and concerts. You may also wish to experience the therapeutic clay centre at Krinides . Last but not least, the church of Lydia, where the first European Christian was baptized, is a place of religious interest.

 

Within half an hour’s drive you are in the town of Drama! Apart from the popular ski resort of mountain Falakro, visitors can explore the famous cave of Aggitis.

 

For our adventurous guests we could not miss suggesting a drive to the town of Serres. Make sure that you explore the cave of Alistrati, lose yourself into the beauty of Kerkini lake and relax at the hot springs of Aggistro.

 

The island of Thassos is the destination for thousands of tourists every summer. It is a green heaven with crystal clear water beaches and centre of many historical events. Don’t forget to buy extra virgin olive oil! Thassos is only 1 hour by ferry boat or half an hour by dolphin from the town of Kavala.

 

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Nea Iraklitsa

 

By airplane...

Megas Alexandros airport, Kavala, Greece

For visitors away from Macedonia and Thraki

Address: Kavala airport, Megas Alexandros, 642 00, Chrisoupoli, Greece
Contact:  +30 25910 53271

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By ship...

Kavala port

For visitors who travel via ship

Address: Kavala port, Averof str. 1, 654 04, Kavala, Greece
Contact:  +30 2510 223 691

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By coach

Kavala Interurban bus

For visitors who travel by bus

Address: Mitropolitou Chrisostomou Str. 4, 654 03, Kavala, Greece
Contact:  +30 2510 223 691

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Beaches

Nea Iraklitsa beach
Free entrance

Many beach bars for all tastes with cheap food and drinks, just a few meters away from Kirki apartments.

Ammolofi beach
Free entrance

Many beach bars with large parking space and many events, especially in summertime.

 

Activities

Water sports
From 5 euros per hour

Enjoy the experience of jet ski, water banana as well as  και water parks during all summer.

Filippi ancient theater
From 5 euros per show

From first months of Spring, Filippi theater hosts many remarkable shows inside a unique greek ancient landscape, very close to Villa Kirki.

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Restaurants

To limanaki Greek Tavern
Τ. +30.2594021612

Nea Irakleitsa beach


To koutouki tou Sarri Greek Tavern
Τ. +30.2594022400

Nea Irakleitsa beach


Edem Coffee & Pitsa
Τ. +30.2594022127

Nea Irakleitsa beach