Halkidiki attracts every year a great number of tourists as it offers a unique nature, remote bays, a sea clear as a crystal, beautiful small islands and picturesque villages where one can admire the traditional architecture. It also combines the sea with the mountain, peace and nightlife, ancient and modern culture. Every town has it own unique story and its own glory.
The tourism infrastructure of Halkidiki is a high quality. The visitor will find a great number of luxury hotels, elegant rooms and apartments, camping, rental villas and nightlife. Despite the great number of tourists, the visitor can enjoy every kind of tourism. Crowded beaches or small beaches that are waiting for you to discover them. The sun, the sea and the natural beauties are some of the things one may find in the peninsula of Halkidiki at the southeast of Thessaloniki.
The road network of the destination, which keeps improving, can drive you in Halkidiki, not only to the beach but in the midland too.
Besides the beautiful beaches, where all sports become a pleasure, there are a lot of archaeological treasures and historical monuments too.
Every village has its own history, from the primeval, ancient, Byzantine to the modern ages.
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Private Sailing Cruises
Visit sightseeing around Halkidiki
Luxury motor boats rentals
The best way to explore Halkidiki and its countless beauties is with a rental car, which will give you freedom and flexibility to go anywhere you like. On your way you will find wonderful seaside routes with turquoise waters and picturesque villages inside pine forests. You can rent a car from Cargreece.gr and pick it up from Thessaloniki airport or any popular destination/resort in Halkidiki, a unique driving experience awaits you.
Visiting Mount Athos
Mount Athos is accessible by boat from Ouranoupoli or Ierissos in Halkidiki. From Thessaloniki, one may reach Ouranoupoli by private automobile or public transportation. There are daily departures to Ouranoupoli and Ierissos. The journey is approximately two hours long.
From Ouranoupolis there are daily freight and passenger boat trips at 9:45 to Daphne, the sea port of Mount Athos and to the monasteries of Zographou, Docheiariou, Xenofontos and Saint Panteleimon. Visitors to the monasteries of Simonos Petra, Gregoriou, Dionysiou, Saint Paul and the skete of Saint Anne change boats at Daphne. Finally, for the monasteries of Esphigmenou and Vatopedi in particular, the visitor may depart from Ierissos.