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If you plan a vacation to Greece, spend some days in Halkidiki. Here are the main reasons why your summer holidays in Halkidiki will remain unforgotten.
The advantages of spending your summer holidays in Halkidiki, Greece, could fill pages! From the fantastic Mediterranean climate, the clear blue waters and the amazing Greek cuisine to the warm hospitality and the close range to the Thessaloniki International Airport, there is a huge list of intriguing reasons why you should visit Halkidiki during your next summer vacations. We narrowed them down to seven.
Whether you visit Sithonia, Kassandra, or Athos, the waters are turquoise or green and the beaches are clean. Some are organized, some are not. Some are easy to approach by car or on foot and some are hidden from plain sight. When it comes to beaches, Halkidiki indulges all tastes and expectations and you can find out more on gohalkidiki.com.
The colors change from one peninsula to the other but they all share one common thing: they combine both sea and mountain. Whether you dream of mountain or beach holidays, you’ll find exactly what you are looking for.
There are villages built across the seaside and some in the mountains. Although some areas are modernized to provide better amenities to the visitors, they still maintain a folklore appearance that makes them incredibly unique. Visit Parthenonas, Vourvourou, Afitos, Nikiti, Neos Marmaras, and Ouranoupoli – just to mention a few.
The food in Halkidiki ranges from fresh fish to souvlaki and moussaka. The dishes are beyond compare, the local wine is amazing, and there are all kinds of restaurants to cater to your needs.
Halkidiki is very safe and hospitable. It’s one of the best destinations for summer holidays in Greece because it offers accommodation and vacation options for families or couples.
You can spend your holidays in a luxurious hotel or settle for a self-catering rental. There are accommodation, entertainment and dining options for all budgets.
No matter how long you plan to stay, it won’t be enough. Apart from relaxing to the beach, engaging in beach sports and gazing at the sunset, you can also go hiking or visit archaeological sites – Ancient Stagira, Temple of Ammon Zeus, Akanthos etc.