Administrative Information

Filippoi (Prefecture of Kavala)

Telephone: +30 2510 516251
Fax: 2510622810
Email: efakav@culture.gr

Full: €6, Reduced: €3
Free admission days
6 March (in memory of Melina Mercouri)
18 April (International Monuments Day)
18 May (International Museums Day)
The last weekend of September annually (European Heritage Days)
National Holidays
Free admission for:
For information about free and reduced admission to Greek State Archaeological Sites, Monuments and Museums please press here

From 1 November 2021 to 31 December 2021
Monday to Sunday 08: 00-17: 00

From 1 January 2022 to 31 March 2022
Monday to Sunday 08: 30-15: 30

From 16 April 2022 to 31 October 2022
Monday to Sunday 08: 30-15: 30

From June 1, 2022 the schedule is extended Monday to Sunday 08: 00-20: 00

From 1st to 15th September 2022
Monday to Sunday 08: 00-19: 30

From16th to 30th September 2022
Monday to Sunday 08: 00-19: 00

From 1st to 15th October 2022
Monday to Sunday 08: 00-18: 30

From 16th to 31st October 2022
Monday to Sunday 08: 00-18: 00

1 January: closed
25 March: closed
Good Friday: 12:00-15:00
Holy Saturday: 08:00-15:00
Easter Sunday: closed
25 December: closed
26 December: closed
It lies next to the Municipal Department of Krinides, 15 km from Kavala and 21 km from Drama. The visitors can reach the site by bus (KTEL) or car. 31 km east of Kavala lies the airport.
The Museum Shop of the Archaeological Resources Fund Receipts is near the parking and the cafeteria of the archaeological site.
In addition, there are cards, slides, and some publications of the Archaeological Resources Fund Receipts in the ticket stands of the two entrances of the archaeological site.
  Suggestive Bibliography
Collart P., Philippes Ville de Macedoine depuis ses origines jusqu'a la fin de l'epoque romaine, Paris 1937
Lemerle P., Philippes et la Macedoine Orientale a l'epoque chretienne et byzantine, Παρίσι 1945
Πελεκανίδης Στ., "Ανασκαφή Οκταγώνου Φιλίππων", (ετήσιες εκθέσεις στα ΠΑΕ από το 1958 ως το 1979)., ΠΑΕ 1958-1979
Λαζαρίδης Δ., Φίλιπποι - Ρωμαϊκή Αποικία, Αρχαίες ελληνικές πόλεις, Αθήνα 1973
Κουκούλη-Χρυσανθάκη Χ., Μπακιρτζής Χ., Φίλιπποι, Αθήνα 1995
See also
Other museums and archaeological sites in the same prefecture
Ancient Alyki
Ancient city of Thasos
Archaeological Museum of Kavala
Archaeological Museum of Philippi
Archaeological Museum of Thasos
Early Christian Philippoi
Historical and Ethnological Museum of Nea Karvali
The Ancient Agora of Thassos