Kassandreia, Kassandra Halkidiki
Kassandreia is a city of 3,500 habitants that during summertime becomes a big city of 25,000 habitants and it is the reference point of the Peninsula of Kassandra.
Kassandra is one of the oldest Municipalities of the Prefecture that comes along as a settlement since the 16th century. It was named after the king Kassandros of Macedonia, and by the homonymous ancient town, which was built on the isthmus of Kassandra.
The lead role of Kassandreia is evident at a very early stage, since it represents the headquarters of the Metropolis and of the vice-consulates of France and Holland, while after the holocaust of Kassandra in 1821, it attracts many habitants and it develops the center;s dynamic. Kassandreia. A town that extends its boundaries from Fourka to Sani. It’s a town with many beautiful beaches and it combines the green with the blue. The well-developed settlements of Kasssandra, such as Siviri, Elani and Sani offer hospitality, comfortable stay and all the relevant services tourism includes. The fresh and tasty fish of Siviri, the wild life water resort of Kypsa, the buildings that respect the environment and generally the infrastructure with modern establishments seal the region. Kassandreia, headquarters of the Municipality of Kassandra. It consists of a cultural, commercial and administrative center of the region and it plays the necessary lead role.
The good organization of all the educational levels that a rural town has, the activities that are being developing, the Municipal Conservatory, the Municipal Philharmonic, the dance group and finally the Festival of Siviri, which is organized every year in the open theatre of Siviri, consist of the best possible ways to make Kassandreia cultural center. The modern concept and the different organization of the market, in combination with an abundance of stores, which cover all the public’s needs, can safely characterize the town as a commercial center.
The necessary market definition with the construction of a pedestrian zone, the beautiful window shops, the spicy taverns, the good prices and the good service make the visitor have unforgettable moments only by taking a walk in the market. Having an administration that covers the needs of the local and foreign visitors it is really necessary for a region that is surrounded by developed settlements.