It is said he never forgot the land he was born and raised. He was always to remain deeply attached to Kavala a city in the Northern part of Greece, a ravishing spot in its own right.
In later years he endowed it with schools, hospitals and other charitable institutions. Mohamed Ali, the great modernizer and founder of the Egyptian State and the dynasty that reigned over the land of the Nile until the middle of the 20th century, erected and donated that grand foundation to its native town. A unique and valuable witness of history, precious creature of civilization, was deprived of people and left to decline for the years on end.
Yet as it bears the - seal of gift - and the endurance that every significant creature posesses,
Imaret has survived as a reality and a demand for life. It has regained its former glory without shedding the burdens of history and back it is with people for whom it was built to offer yet again hospitality beauty and knowledge.
Discover picturesque and breathtaking sceneries of the region and enjoy delicious snacks or wholesome meals from tailored prepared pick nick baskets.
Visit the most impressive archaeological site of the region where events of global scale have taken place. The battle of Philippi, as described by Shakespeare and the baptism of the first Christian, Lydia by Saint Paul.
Walk along the river or discover the rich fauna and flora of the magnificent river. For the more daring and sporting canoeing rafting and kayaking. The area is a heaven for bird watchers.
A site of piety, history and unspoiled nature. The monasteries dating from the late 10th century offer spectacular views for those cruising around them and precious treasures for the site visitors. Take the rare opportunity for meditation and contemplation, in the spiritual environment of the awesome sites. Let yourself approach divinity within the archaic rituals of the Orthodox church. Imaret facilitate private visits.