The health place of krinides, with its therapeutic clay and curative water, geographically belongs to a wider area with rich history that begins with the foundation of the city in 360 B.C. One of the most important archaeological sites of eastern Macedonia is situated in Krinides, Kavala. In this historic region one can come across the ancient thermae, the ancient agora, the ancient theatre of Filippoi, Lydia’s place of baptism, the first Christian woman in Europe. So the visitor has the possibility to combine his physical and mental health and well-being with an archaeological tour, a journey through history and time.
The water that gushes from the spring has a temperature of 29oC. It is suitable for hydrotherapy, in the form of balenotherapy and water mineral drinking therapy.
Characterisation: Tepid Ca- Mg- HCO3 hypotonic curative water
Balneotherapy for the ailments of the musculoskeletal system. Mineral water drinking therapy for the gastrointestinal and urinary system.
The therapeutic clay of krinides is the result of natural, biochemical, geochemical and biological procedures that took place in the area of the clay therapy centre, between a solid element, argil, a liquid element, hot mineral water, and an organic element from the plant world. The temperature of the clay reservoirs is 29ο C.
Characterisation: Peaty, argilic, organic therapeutic clay
Health thermalism facilities
The thermal city has a clay therapy centre, with two group tubs of clay for men and women and a hydrotherapy centre. The hydrotherapy centre is housed in a post byzantine building (old Turkish bath). The facilities are open from the 1st of June to the 15th of October, seven days a week from 08:30 am to 18:00 pm. Visitors can also find accommodation in the premises.
It is located at the borders of Kavala and Xanthi prefectures, south of the town of Stavroupoli, with area of 2,380 hectares. It is one of the most beautiful landscapes of Greece with great ecological interest. The visitors can see the plurality of rare plants such as the agriopaschalia, champerlea, red peony and ramnis of Rhodope. At the same time, the region is rich in fauna, with nesting wolves,... read more
The health place of krinides, with its therapeutic clay and curative water, geographically belongs to a wider area with rich history that begins with the foundation of the city in 360 B.C. One of the most important archaeological sites of eastern Macedonia is situated in Krinides, Kavala. In this historic region one can come across the ancient thermae, the ancient agora, the ancient theatre of Filippoi,... read more
Located 15 km from Kavala in Krinides and is one of the most important historical sites in the area. Founded by the father of the Great Alexander and took his name. Includes, the ancient theater of Philippi (where every summer is organised the homonymous Festival), the Forum and the commercial market, the palaestra, the islands with private houses and early Christian churches. It was founded by Thassian... read more
The castle of Kavala is at the top of the peninsula where the old city is built. During Byzantine times and after them successive reconstructions and interventions in the fortification by the Byzantines, Venetians and Turks, have been done. The castle (citadel) in its present form, was built in the first quarter of the 15th century, based on Byzantine foundations. In its external theater are held... read more
The Nautical Museum of Kavala was created in 2005 with the aim of preserving the maritime cultural heritage. Currently is underway the creation of space that will house the Maritime Museum. Nevertheless, members of the Museum are being active by visiting schools, participating in the naval week with nautical exhibits and their participation in international conferences. Source: Eastern Macedonia... read more
The Historical & Literary Archive Kavala was founded in 1996. Its current official legal form and recommendation was made in 1996, when it was obvious that the size was so extended and with important historriacal value that it should be organized with modern methods and standards, based on scientific foundations files, to present a valuable historical material being collected the past 50 years. The... read more