Asprovalta and Nea Vrasna are not belong in geographical area of Halkidiki, but is very close to East Halkidiki and located it at North-East in Strymonikos bay.
Asprovalta – Strymonikos Bay
Asprovalta is an important tourist resort in the region, hosting thousands of visitors from Greece and abroad during the summer season. Located just at the border of three prefectures (Halkidiki, Thessaloniki and Kavala), combining harmoniously the green mountains and blue sea.
The access to Asprovalta is easy through Thessaloniki, Drama, Serres, Kavala, from which is just about 75Km. The area offers alternative forms of tourism with sites of great archaeological, cultural, environmental and religious interest.
The 11 km Asprovalta’s sandy beach has been awarded the blue flag. It is organized with sun beds and umbrellas without charge. The market includes many stores as super markets, clinic, pharmacy, grocery stores, taverns, restaurants, cafes, bars, etc.
At Asprovalta in Platania area created in 1998 a natural Recreational Park.
Where to Stay
Nea Vrasna – Strymonikos Bay
Nea Vrasna is a village and a community of the Volvi municipality. Before the 2011 local government reform it was part of the municipality of Agios Georgios, of which it was a municipal district. The 2011 census recorded 2,556 inhabitants in the village. Nea Vrasna is a part of the community of Vrasna.
Local events – Festivals:
The feasts of St Konstantinos and Helen on 21 May, in the coastal settlement, and the Virgin Mary on 15 August, the traditional village of Brasna.
- The Folklore Museum
- The Byzantine Tower Vrasna, dating from the early 15th century
- The Church of the Assumption and St. George with its historic bell tower built in 1846
- Houses traditional Macedonian architecture
- The Archaiologikos space area “Pierced Stone”: fortified edifice pentagonal shape, with defensive towers, warehouses and mill.
- The cave of Vrasna “Drakotrypa”