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Halkidiki

  • The Regional Unit of Halkidiki consists of the mainland and a large peninsula that resembles a hand with three “fingers” – Kassandra, Sithonia and Mount Athos Area (East Coast). The capital of Halkidiki is the main town of Polygyros, located in the centre of the peninsula.
  • Mount Athos is a special place in Halkidiki, home to the unique Orthodox monastic community. It is the largest and most important monastic state in Greece.
  • The three peninsulas of Halkidiki dive into the Aegean Sea offering an amazing coastline with captivating beaches and golden seashores.
  • Visitors can discover Ammouliani island, a tiny gemstone, which is the only populated island in Halkidiki.
  • Petralona Cave is one of Europe’s most impressive and important caves, known for its wealthy fossils and for the discovery of a human skull that dates back approximately 700.000 years near the village of Petralona.
  • Area is well-known for its nightlife. Especially, the first peninsula of Halkidiki, Kassandra, is the most cosmopolitan one and has the best nightlife.
  • Perfect for MICE, yachting, medical and wellness tourism.
  • Has two of Greece’s biggest and most luxurious resorts: Sani Resort and Porto Carras Grand Resort.
  • Perfect for: families, solo travelling, sun & sea, culinary tourism, medical tourism, mice & yachting, religious tourism, nature lovers, archeological tourism.