Flying from Kavala
Kavala International Airport (KVA), also known as Alexander the Great Airport, connects passengers to the rest of Europe. Flights from Kavala with airberlin connect this historical beach town to several major German cities. Additionally, the airport offers domestic flights to Athens and Mytilene while also serving the UK and Eastern Europe. The airport is located approximately 30 kilometers east of the city near Chrysoupoli and serves the city of Xanthi.
Kavala International Airport Information
Kavala's airport was built in 1981 and opened to international flights in 1988. In 1992, the airport was given the name 'Megas Alexandros' in honor of Alexander the Great, the Macedonian King who conquered Greece and is considered by some as the greatest military leader in history.
In 1998, the airport was given a major overhaul that enabled a larger number of passengers to travel through the facility. Improvement to the airport has led to the growth of the East Macedonia and Thrace Greek regions.
Getting to the Airport in Kavala
A bus to Kavala Airport is available and leaves from downtown daily. Or you may wish to opt for a taxi to Kavala Airport and get dropped off in front of the terminal within 20 minutes.
Arriving in Barcelona
Charmingly eccentric and undeniably hip, Barcelona and its people defy convention. While its pleasant location along the temperate Costa Brava has inevitably drawn a great many international flights to Barcelona brimming with holiday visitors, Barcelona stubbornly retains its distinctive and intoxicating local flavor.
First Time in Barcelona
There is almost too much to do in Barcelona – it can be overwhelming. Tour the Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art (Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona) for a look into some evocative Spanish art, or take a day and relax on Barceloneta Beach.
Food lovers will find local fusion cuisine in Eixample as well as the Barri Gòtic. Families should purchase tickets to Barcelona’s Parc d’Atraccions del Tibidabo, a funicular-accessible amusement park at the summit of the city’s mountain overlook.
Making the Most of Your Barcelona Holiday
The region’s year-round mild climate means any time is a good time to travel to Barcelona, though beach-loungers may prefer the warmer summer months. To save money, travelers can easily find cheap hotels in Barcelona’s Barri Gòtic, if they don’t mind the exuberance of evening revelers. Be sure to book your tickets as far in advance as possible to ensure the best flight deals to Barcelona. Avoid airport queues with the convenient Web Check-In service.