The prefecture of Kavala is situated in the northeastern part of Greece, being one of the most developed. With a total area of 1,112sq. km. and a population of approximately 145, 000 inhabitants, it offers to all visitors a gorgeous scenery with fascinating historical monuments, picturesque seaside villages and beaches of crystal clear waters. The island of Thassos is, also, part of the same prefecture.
Kavala has the second biggest commercial port in the north, after that of Thessaloniki. Furthermore, the prefecture borders with Drama, Serres, Xanthi and the Aegean Sea. It is bounded with the Nestos river to the east, while to the west it is dominated by the Pangaion hills.
The local economy is mainly based on agriculture and tourism, offering to all visitors a great variety of facilities.