Asprovalta is located in Strumica Gulf, and has about 40000 inhabitants in the winter and about 200000 in the summer. In the center of the bay are the two biggest town, Asprovalta and Stavros. Asprovalta is the largest city in the region. The bay is 40km long and extends from Asprovalta over Ofrinia to Stavros.
Asprovalta is located about 80km away from Kavala, and nearly as much from Thessaloniki, just 8km from Stavros, and from Nea Vrasna 500m.
Asprovalta is one of the most developed tourist sites in northern Greece. The town has about 300 different shops, boutiques and souvenir shops and over 100 restaurants and taverns.
The beach is over 10km, sandy and in some places more than 50m wide. It is organized in large part and those parts are packed with beach umbrellas and chairs, toys for children, water sports. There are parts that are unorganized, ideal for those who want peace and quiet during their vacation. Along the beach in the city spreads wide, beautifully landscaped promenade with trees, lush greenery, flowers, fountains, parks for children and adults, garden restaurants, taverns and cafes. Riva is around 4km from two pedestrian zone. Asprovalta is a quiet resort ideal for families with children, but great for young people because it offers a rich night life and entertainment. Beach chairs and umbrellas are free with drink or coffee.
The largest crowd is in August, when the Greeks use collective vacations and at this time sea can gets a little fuzzily. Otherwise, the beach at Asprovalta is repeatedly rewarded with blue flag.
The place has a small marina, karting tracks, tennis court and beach volleyball. The town Asprovalta offers everything you need for a perfect holiday. Beautiful, sandy beaches, rich content for children and for adults, a lot of favorable places for shopping, cafes, restaurants, large supermarkets (Carrefour, Lidl) great promenade, lots of greenery and shade for hot summer days, a large choice of accommodation. The place has a health center, a large number of medical and veterinary clinic, a post office, several banks, a pharmacy, a rent-a-car and rent-a-bike agency.
If you seek for change in the extension of the beach, with easy walk after 500m you reach amiable, small town Nea Vrasna. Stavros is only 8km.
From Asprovalta you can arrange a trip by yourself to the famous cave Alistrati full of stalgmites and stalactites, which is about 45km away. One of the most famous archaeological sites in Greece, Philip, is situated 65m from Asprovalta. If you spend your summer vacation in Asprovalta do not miss a tour of Stagira, Aristotle's birthplace, where you can visit the theme park in a place where it used to be Aristotle's house. The park is located on a hill offering a magnificent view of the Jerisos and Mount Athos.
Asprovalta adorns the famous nunnery of St. Lydia. It is an imposing building overlooking the city. Sisterhood of the monastery is known for his humanitarian work, and within the monastery is seated one of the largest humanitarian organizations in Greece. As part of this missionary center is state of the art printing room where are printed editions of almost all the Hilendar monastery. Monastery has also founded very listened-to radio station Lidia Filipisia and television station 4E. Few know that, as part of its humanitarian work, this monastery has hosted several times thousands of children from Serbia and the Republic of Serbia and Kosovo.
In the early nineteen-nineties from the monastery were organized convoys of aid to the people of Serbia, donors and foster for war orphans, provided scholarships to students...