Summer Tourism

SUMMER
TOURISM

The Municipality of Paggaio shows a great variety in terrain and is the ideal destination for long holidays as it offers wonderful places for recreation and many attractions. It features an impressive coastline of 65 km where visitors can enjoy their summer vacation and choose among the crowded beaches and the quiet little coves. Visitors will be amazed by the clean beaches and sea. In the coastal communities of our Municipality, Nea Irakleitsa features marina and sailing club, Nea Peramos features port and marina, Kariani also features port and in Ofryniou beach visitors can find contemporary accommodation, hotels and rental rooms for all budgets. Camping is operated in Irakleitsa and Ofryniou beach with all standards. In addition, visitors have the opportunity to taste fresh seafood and other traditional tastes  and also the excellent raki of our region.

Loutra of Eleftheres are located in the Municipality of Paggaio, offering an alternative kind of tourism. In an idyllic landscape visitors can find a place for hydrotherapy and also Krinides mud bath of the neighbouring Municipality of Kavala.

 

What does the “Blue Flag” mean?

The program «Blue Flag», an international symbol of quality, is perhaps the best known environmental label in the world and is awarded since 1987 to all beaches and marinas that meet the strict criteria and conditions. The beautiful sandy beaches with excellent bathing water quality, the cleanliness of bathing waters, the organization and the safety are provided, the protection of the natural wealth and the high quality service make the coastal areas of the Municipality of Paggaio a major sustainable tourist attraction for long holidays and short breaks.

In the Municipality of Paggaio, five beaches are awarded with the ‘Blue Flag’ as a result of the cleanliness of bathing waters, their efforts to protect the environment, provide high quality service and fulfill the criteria of the project whose coordinator is Hellenic Society for theProtection of Nature (HSPN).

The beaches which are awarded the “Blue Flag” are: Ammolofoi, N. Iraklitsa, N. Peramos, Sarakina and Ofrynio / Touzla.