What are the key sailing destinations around Nea Peramos?Nea Peramos, situated near the city of Kavala, is an excellent starting point for exploring the Northern Aegean Sea. Sail to the beautiful islands of Thasos, Samothrace, or even down to the Sporades archipelago. On the mainland, you can visit the charming cities of Alexandroupoli and Thessaloniki.
Can you recommend any anchor bays near Nea Peramos?Indeed, Thasos island offers numerous picturesque bays such as Aliki and Paradise Beach. Closer to Nea Peramos, the bay of Kavala provides a good anchorage spot, with its beautiful old town and imposing fortress as a backdrop.
Are there any marinas nearby?Nea Peramos doesn't have its own marina, but the nearby Kavala Marina offers a wide range of services for sailors. Further afield, you can also find marinas in Thessaloniki and on the island of Thasos.
What attractions should I visit?Nea Peramos is known for its beautiful sandy beaches, especially Ammolofoi Beach, which is considered one of the best in the area. Nearby Kavala offers cultural sights like the Kavala Fort and the ancient city of Philippi. Don't miss the breathtaking Alistrati Cave, located about 60km away.
What water activities are available?The Aegean Sea around Nea Peramos is perfect for swimming and snorkeling. You can also try your hand at windsurfing, jet skiing, or fishing. For those interested in underwater archaeology, diving in the region reveals sunken cities and ancient shipwrecks.
What are some gastronomic specialties?Nea Peramos and the wider region of Kavala are known for their fresh seafood, given their coastal location. Be sure to try the locally caught octopus and calamari, as well as other regional dishes like bougatsa (a sweet or savory pastry) and souvlaki.
Are there any local events or festivals during the sailing season?The summer season in Nea Peramos is marked with local festivities, including the Feast of the Sea in Kavala and the traditional festival of Agios Panteleimonas in Nea Peramos. Additionally, Thessaloniki, a few hours sail away, hosts a famous International Film Festival every November.