We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Filippi Archaeological Site

Kavala, Greece
+30 251 051 6251
Website
Save
Review Highlights
One of the less known touristic destinations in Greece totally worth visiting

The place of the first church of St Paul in Europe - not so crowded as other sites in Greece and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
bebeshor
,
Lisbon, Portugal
A place to see

The ruins are impressive, but I hope the people who work there do a probono activity. They don't... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Cristian B
via mobile
Read all 300 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
LOCATION
Kavala, Greece
CONTACT
Website
+30 251 051 6251
Write a Review
Reviews (300)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 120 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

The place of the first church of St Paul in Europe - not so crowded as other sites in Greece and equally or even more interesting.

Thank bebeshor
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The ruins are impressive, but I hope the people who work there do a probono activity. They don't speak English, they hide when tourist appear. You can discover the place only if you have internet access.

Thank Cristian B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We didn't realize that where we stayed in Kavala was so close to this ancient city! It was a special treat to go and see the place that we had read about in the Bible. Admission was EUR 6 per person for the entire facility,...More

Thank Tanya P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Back to the past. Beautiful new museum. Well maintained area around. You must definitely see this place.

Thank Tomasz J
Reviewed 12 July 2017

A site everyone should visit to travel to ancient Greek drama.Drink or eat to the cafe nearby and let your kids play to the playground

Thank Voula42
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Grab a cab and take the drive to this amazing site. Well worth it. Allow at least 2 hours to walk it and go through the museum. Not good for those who can't walk on uneven paths, etc. If you like history and archaeology this...More

Thank Brian B
Reviewed 17 June 2017

It is an interesting place but according to me it is for people with interests in the history and the archaeology. For us was difficult to find the location of the place because there are not enough directing signs. We spent 30 minutes to see...More

Thank Anelia A
Reviewed 26 May 2017

The place is very nice for a visit with your family or for couples. It is about 1-3 hours visit including the museum. Afterwards you can stop by in the nice coffee shop in the site. In summer they organize cultural activities - festival.

Thank DIANIKOLAIDOU
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Filipi is 5 km from Kavala and it is very nice place to visit for a day or half. This probably was a great cultural and trading point till 14th of century when was destroyed. You must find information before to visit this cite, because...More

Thank nikola_braykov
Reviewed 23 May 2017

In the front of the entrance the is a big parking spot for buses and cars and very nice green garden with some restaurants and beverage sports. Filippi was an important cultural and commercial point until it was destroyed in the 14th century. It will...More

Thank nik0labrayk0v
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Ta Karvounakia
38 reviews
12.82 km away
Bitte Fate
29 reviews
13.09 km away
Ostria
48 reviews
13.01 km away
Schinos
26 reviews
12.67 km away
Nearby Attractions
The Archaeological Museum of Philippi
46 reviews
.25 km away
Ancient Amphipolis
28 reviews
.44 km away
Piges Agias Varvaras
180 reviews
19.51 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Entela K
5 October 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from DianaIK | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately , I have not a clue, because I was by car there. There should be a bus from Thessaloniki to Kavala and from there to the nearest settlement which is on the road Kavala-Drama. The distance from the settlement to... More
1
Vote
romac2035
27 June 2016|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Sophie G | Reviewed this property |
Hello romac2035, I made my own way there. There are local buses taking you in Fillipi every hour. It's about 40 minutes getting there by bus. You can buy a ticket in the bus station (the bus station is called "ktel"). You... More
1
Vote
Google Translation
Barbara G
2 July 2015|
Answer
Response from Irini1910 |
usually most cruises offer a day trip to the site... Also there is a bus from Kavala to the Archaiological Site and Museum of Fillipoi and back ( be careful there is a village called Filippoi...is 4 kilometers away) almost... More
0
Votes
Google Translation