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.