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When you combine the charm of the landscape with that of the sea, then Kavala is surely the ideal place to unfurl your sails and float your boat on the waters of the Aegean. For recreation or sport, the town has fine boats available for experienced captains to have a wonderful time at sea.
The clean and calm waters of the region of Kavala are ideal for scuba diving. In addition to the beauty of the dry land, the visitor can explore the wonderful seabed of the North Aegean with the help of diving centres in Kavala and Thassos.
The Equestrian Tourism Centre at Dato offers nature-loving rides to those with or without a knowledge of horse-riding, riding lessons for children and adults, journeys in a carriage and therapeutic riding. There is a Horse Riding Academy at the Centre for children aged 6 to 10.
The need to escape from daily life and for recreation within nature in combination with movement in a vehicle offer the ideal preconditions for excursions in the region of Kavala. Its mountain range, traditional villages, and its riverside and coastal routes make Kavala a top destination for fans of 4×4 driving.
Paragliding – Free Fall – Rafting
Are you adrenaline enthusiasts? If you are looking for a way to enjoy Kavala from above or if you prefer to go rafting with your company, you can go to getoutdoors.gr where you can book a Paragliding – Free Fall – Rafting experience with the qualified paraglider, free fall athlete and rafting guide Giorgos Giannakis, certified trainer by the competent federations for the enjoyable and safe conduct of these activities.
Are you a lover of adventures at sea? If you are looking for a suitable spot in Kavala to go windsurfing, then try the large beach of Nea Irakleitsa, known as Alana, which, thanks to the winds that blow in the area, is ideal for this water sport. At this beach, you can also take part in water skiing, sea cycling, canoeing, group trips on the infamous banana and also find many other inflatable games.
Kavala has several indoor climbing walls for bouldering and rope climbing. The sports clubs in Kavala that manage the climbing walls are the Mountaineering Club of Kavala and the Alpine and Ski Club of Kavala, two associations that are very active and have achieved distinctions in Greece and abroad.
The town of Kavala, with its privileged geographical position, built between mountain and sea, offers many possibilities for alternative activities that will appeal to fans of extreme sports. In less than 30 minutes, you can be at the beautiful mountainous footpaths and explore the beautiful “hidden” corners of the mountains around the town.