The mostly known features of the Kassandra Peninsula beaches are the long sandy distances, the turquoise waters -where from place to place they are shallow and ideal for children-, the organized -with sunbeds, umbrellas and bars- beaches, which are characterized with the Blue Flag (clean water). Also diving centers, harbors and marinas could not be missed from the beaches of Kassandra.
Cut off from the rest of the world, a natural and spiritual paradise with indescribable majesty and beauty can be found in the eastern peninsula of Chalkidiki, which is named Mount Athos. It is the monastic state of Mount Athos with some historical monasteries that can be found also in unexpected places as cliffs and caves.
The history, the culture, the tradition, the monuments, the folk art and the spiritual manifestations are the values that the natives are trying to maintain and promote to the tourists. Its worthy to visit the Archaeological museum in Polygyros, the Fishing boats museum in Nea Moudania, the Folklore museum in Athytos or Arnaia and last but not least the Aristotle Park in Stageira.
Diving: Chalkidki owns a rich and varied flora and fauna in the bottom of the sea such as corals, sponges, octopuses, crabs, different fishes, caves
Water Sports/Sailing: Many centers for hiring canoe, pedalo, wind surfs, jet ski and other fun boat accessories are operating in the most of Chalkidiki’s organized beaches. Some sport centers are also delivering lessons and diplomas for those who are intereste.
Jeep Safari: Safaris are being organized in the beautiful hills that are full of green in Kassandra and Sithonia. Those trips are longing all day and there is also a multilingual driver who is there to answer to all your questions.
Siviri, Kassandra’s festival: Throughout the summer season in the area of Siviri concerts and theatrical performances are being given in the amphitheater of Siviri. The festival runs from early July until the ending of August and it is an oasis for those who want to combine their holidays with art and culture.
Sani, Sani festival: The artistic events started in 1991 by a group of painters who had passion about their art so they began an exhibition. Since then the festival was enriched with the “Jazz on the hill“, a weekend dedicated to jazz music.
When you visit a place where the ground is offering olives, medical herbs, grapes and honey from the well taken care bees and all these products are at their best possible quality, then you should taste and enjoy all those in some extraordinary dishes which are going to be memorized by your palate for a long time. So from the one side Chalkidki offers the great products that are offered by the ground and from the other side unforgettable tastes are being offered from the sea since the fishes and the rest of the sea-animals can be found easily and prepared at the best possible way.
The first ``finger``, Kassandra offers the most intense life for all ages and preferences. Kalithea is the area where the most famous clubs are located with a range of music choices. Chanioti, Pefkohori and Paliouri are the areas where the best beach bars-clubs are placed and after those the party continues to some night clubs.
Northern Greece and especially Macedonia is full of great monuments from antiquity to the present day. Chalkidiki, which is placed in the center of Macedonia is a great starting point to explore the region. Combine your holidays with a trip to the history.
Chalkidiki has plenty of traditions, customs, folk festivals and celebrations that attract crowds all over the year. It could be local produce festivals during the summer, folk festivals dedicated to various of animals and of course a day dedicated to religious holidays.
Abundant trails through the woods for both hiking, mountain biking and four-wheel vehicle driving will mainly come across the massif of the county, Holomontas. Remarkable is the path from the village of Parthenonas, in Sithonia.
Lavish nature of Halkidiki, which convinces the most demanding visitor, through a variety of activities.
Kassandra, Circumnavigation of Toroneos. The circumnavigation begins at Paliouri with the sailboat “menia maria” and it does make stops for swimming in different extraordinary beaches.