Here are stored most of the relics of the Saint Gregory. The temple is located not far from Kavala in the neighboring city of Nea Karvali and hosts a huge number of believers from around the world.
Just 70 km to the north from Kavala city close to the small village of Porto Lagos, on two small islands of the beautiful and picturesque lake Vistonida located a unique place of complex from the Monastery of St. Nicholas – area of Vatopedi Monastery on Mount Athos, and the Church of Panagia Pantanassa where is find the list of the miraculous image of the Mother of God Pantanassa, which is located in the Vatopedi monastery on Mount Athos!
Just 12 km away from the city of Kavala next to the ancient archaeological site of Philippi, located the place where the Apostle Paul baptized the first Christian woman in Europe – Lydia, and was held the first baptismal ceremony in Europe.
Our Holy Places tour in Kavala begins with a visiting the most important place in the region the Church of St. Gregory of the Theologian – where are kept most of the powerful saints. Church is located in the neighboring town of Nea Karvali and receives a huge number of believers from all the World.
Then we will go to a unique place in the north of the city of Kavala in the small village of Porto Lagos were is located the beautiful and picturesque Lake Vistonida. On 2 islands connected by a wooden bridge lacated the Monastery of St. Nicholas and the Church of Panagia Pantanassa which are the area home of the Vatopedi Monastery in Mount Athos.
Next we will visit a modern architectural monument – a unique and monumental temple of the Saint Lydia of Philippisias. This modern architectural masterpiece is located in the place where the Apostle Paul baptized the first Christian woman in Europe – Lydia, after which began a period of striking events seriously influenced the course of the history of world religion.