Boundless blue … endless sandy Halkidiki beaches and beautiful shores in over 550km, most of them awarded with blue flags.. Deep green … fragrant pine trees embracing the waves, and sea salt breeze in the air. Halkidiki, a fertile place, rich in flora and animal life, colors and scents, fertility and harmony. Silvery olive groves, golden fields of grain and endless vineyards produce rich harvests.

An unspoiled natural paradise that harmonizes tradition with modern life. Aristocratic mansions, fine hand-made textiles, exceptional local cuisine and wine, ancient legends and feasts enriched by 2.500 years of history.

Kassandra: the peninsula named after the Macedonian King Kassandros, brother-in-law of Alexander the Great.

Sithonia: the peninsula named after the son of Poseidon, the ancient Greek god of the sea.

Athos: monasteries which are real fortresses built on the tempest-lashed rocks of Mount Athos, ramparts standing firm against the impious intruder. Shady and tranquil gardens, shelters for contemplation and meditation, silence that sharpens hearing, harmony. Unique holy images and church treasures.

Olynthos, Akanthos, Afytos. Potidea: powerful ancient cities whose walls were built by the colonists from Eretria.

Ouranoupolis, Nea Fokea, Sani, Toroni, Galatista: towers of rock and stone, magnificent jewels of the Byzantine era.

Stagira: the birthplace of Aristotle where he lived and acted.

Petralona: a cave of stunning natural beauty, sheltering the renowned “Archanthropos (ancient man) of Petralona” who lived 250.000 years ago.

The cape of Poseidi: the most ancient sanctuary of Poseidon.

Once you visit Halkidiki, you will definitely come back next year!

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