Hotel Philoxenia

Address: Ag Silas, Kavála, Macedonia Region, 65500, Greece | Hotel
 
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Location

This hotel, located on Ag Silas, Kavála, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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Travel Blogs from Kavála

Kavala on the Greek Coast

A travel blog entry by lindell on Nov 06, 2014

13 photos

... very funny. They were these two gorgeous sisters in their 80s who had moved to Berri in S.A. in 1958 and lived there and then moved to Adelaide when their children went to Uni. They were back in Greece visiting a cousin. We had a lovely chat to them and they were so happy that we were from Australia too!

I remembered some of the coastline from when I passed through nearly 40 years ago. We ...

CAVORTING IN KAVALA

A travel blog entry by mek1 on Oct 09, 2014

21 photos

... 14th century.

There are many refugees who live in this area as a result of the truce between Turkey and Greece in 1923. Thousands of Greeks living in Turkey were repatriated to Greece as were Turks sent back to Turkey who had been living in Greece. Thousands of these Greeks settled in Kavala and formed whole communities of refugees. This still seems fresh in the minds of the native Greeks.

It was a beautiful, interesting day.
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Phillipians information

A travel blog entry by marymc59 on Sep 22, 2014

... present day Turkey). It was named after Philip II of Macedon, father or Alexander the Great. Originally a Greek city, it became an important Roman colony after a battle involving Brutus and Cassius in 42. In Philippi, as with Tarsus and Thessalonica, townspeople were declared free Roman citizens, with no taxes, self rule and pride in their elite status. Most Philippians followed religious cults linked to a variety of Greek and Roman gods. The Jewish community there was ...

Kalambaka, Meteora, Monasteries, and Mysteries

A travel blog entry by marymc59 on Sep 21, 2014

3 comments, 14 photos

Morning.... Not too shabby a view from our balcony!

The mountains were formed by... Mmm ... Some process I can't remember but they are truly spectacular. There are hundreds of shapes and sizes and are one of the unique landforms of Europe. They tower of the town of Kalambaka and sitting atop is the monastery we will visit today.

We began our day by visiting some of the living monasteries and viewing the extraordinary collection of priceless ...

Great Tomb (Alexander the Great??)

A travel blog entry by jerrywierwille on Aug 18, 2014

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There has been a very large tomb discovered near Amphipolis. Archaeologist date it to the time of Alexander the Great and think it might be his tomb but no evidence has been discovered yet to confirm the claim.

News Reports on the Archaeological Discovery:

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-28 758920

http://www.foxnews.com/science/2014/08/ 27/alexander-great-era-tomb-will-soon-r ...