An aerial photo showing the settlement of Nea Peramos.
photo: Sbitso / CC BY-SA 4.0

Nea Peramos, Kavala

Also called:
  • Peramos
Why visit Nea Peramos, Kavala?
  • Founded by refugees of Asia Minor Peramos, a coastal city of Marmara Sea.
  • Famous for its vineyards that produce great wine and tsipouro.
  • Some of the best beaches of Macedonia are located here.

Attractions, beaches & Things to Do in or near Nea Peramos, Kavala

Starting Point: Nea Peramos Beach

Nea Peramos Beach

Beach of the busy vacation-town that includes numerous beach bars, restaurants, and cafeterias. While it has easy access from Egnatia Motorway.

Ancient City of Anaktoroupolis, Nea Peramos

Remains of the medieval town that stands for its summer cultural events and the magnificent view.

Panagia Faneromeni Church, Nea Peramos

The initial small chapel built by refugees in 1922 was upgraded to the current church in 1945.

Ammolofoi Beaches, Nea Peramos

4 beaches in 4 small bays, famous for the fine sand and the clear, shallow waters, as well as for nice beach bars and the cosmopolitan atmosphere.

Nea Iraklitsa Beach

Long fine-sand beach with easy access, beach bars, and accommodation options, as well as a beautiful view to Fidonisi islet in front of the bay.

Kavala

Typical coastal city of northern Greece that stands for its amazing views and the countless historical monuments of the broader region.

Archaeological Site of Philippi

The ancient city with a major economic, cultural, and strategic role that is the most significant archaeological site of East Macedonia.

Philippi Festival

A cultural organization that makes many locals and visitors of Northern Greece to relate summer with culture, interesting events and arts.

Monastery of Panagia Eikosifoinissa

Historic monastery with an important role during the Greek revolution, located at the borderline between Kavala and Serres counties.

Thasos

Family-friendly destination of the North Aegean. Famous for its incredible natural landscape, dense vegetation, and the amazing coastline.

Questions & Answers About Nea Peramos, Kavala

Where was the first and original Peramos?

The "old" Peramos was a city in Minor Asia, on the bank of the Sea of ​​Marmara. The citizens of Peramos left their houses and found refuge in Constantinople when Turks attacked and burnt their city during the war between Greece and Turkey at the beginning of the 1920's. In 1922 a treaty was signed and a population exchange was agreed between the two countries. With this treaty, the immigrants of Peramos had to leave their houses once again and travel to Greece.

Why there were founded 2 settlements named Nea Paramos in Greece?

Half of the immigrants of the old Peramos went to a region near Athens and the other half to a region near Kavala and renamed both places as "Nea Peramos" (New Peramos). During the first decades after the new city-foundation, the citizens of the other new settlement that was situated near Kavala based their economy in agriculture as the region is well-known for the grapes, the wine, olives, and olive oil as well as a Greek distillate that comes from grapes called tsipouro.

Is it worth visiting Nea Peramos of Kavala?

Nowadays, Nea Peramos is a tourist destination and the most famous place in the whole region is "Ammolofoi". The well-organized beach with white sand has become a meeting place for people of Kavala, Thessaloniki, and many other cities of northern Greece. Many tourists and visitors from Bulgaria and other Balkan countries consider this part of the Greek coastline as a major destination during the summer months. In Nea Peramos someone can find a variety of restaurants and cafeterias, most of them right by the sea. The visitor can also buy local products directly from the farmers and local producers.