Philippi (UNESCO World heritage Site), Kavala and the Aegean Coast (Greece)

Philippi (UNESCO World Heritage Site, Greece), Kavala and the Aegean Coast (Greece)


Dates: 24-25 June, 2017 (starting from Ilindentsi); 12-13 August, 2017 (starting from Banya and Dolen).

Travel agency: TRAVELAND, BULGARIA (BHFS Travel Partner)

The two-day round trip is available only for participants in the following projects:    

  • The Birth of Europe - Excavations of the Neolithic Settlement Ilindentsi;  
  • Bresto: Digging in the Time of Troy;
  • Workshop on Traditional Balkan Architecture: Rhodopi Mountains.

It is an optional excursion and is not covered by the admission fee except for participants in the BHF-IFR Program for the Balkans.


Tour itinerary:

Day 1– Start at 8.00-8.15 from Banya and 9.00/9.30 am from Ilindentsi/Dolen (Bulgaria) – Visit to the ancient town of Philippi (UNESCO World Heritage Site, Greece) and the beautiful coastal town of Kavala (Greece) – Hotel check-in, Kavala.

Day 2 – Breakfast and free time for beach activities in Nea Peramos. 3.00/3.30 pm – departure.    

PRICES per person in a double room:
min. 3 travelers: 165 EUR
min. 5 travelers: 145 EUR
min. 8 travelers: 135 EUR
supplement for a single room: 30 EUR   


The price INCLUDES:

  • An English speaking guide& travel assistant;
  • Round trip transportation;
  • Bed & Breakfast pension in downtown Kavala. Overnight stay in a 3-star hotel;
  • Custom fees and tolls;
  • All expenses of the guide& travel assistant and the driver;
  • Sightseeing tours of Philippi and Kavala;
  • Travel insurance.

    The price does NOT INCLUDE: lunches and dinners, drinks, tips, porterage, passport and visa fees, entrance fees and tickets (app. 10-12 EUR), extras and anything not specifically mentioned in "The price includes".   


    Required documents:

  • Passport or ID card for EU citizens;
  • Visa (not required for some countries such as EU and EEA member states, USA, Canada, Australia and Japan, please, check with your embassy).

    Booking instructions:

  • A request to join in sent to [email protected] Subject: Philippi, Kavala and the Aegean Coast;
  • A confirmation e-mail about joining in the tour sent to [email protected] latest one month prior to the relevant project's beginning. Subject: Philippi, Kavala and the Aegean Coast – confirmation.


  • Methods of payment: 

    Payment in cash to Traveland upon arrival at your field school venue in Bulgaria.


    Cancellation policy: The participant who confirms his/her participation in the trip and cancels it later than the project's beginning is obliged to pay to Traveland a cancellation fee of 100 EUR. 

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