Popular Accommodations in Halkidiki
Highlights in Halkidiki
- Wonderful sandy beaches
- Untouched nature
- Ancient excavation sites
- Authentic Greek Lifestyle
Most popular in Halkidiki
Vacation rentals in Chalkidiki
On the peninsula Chalkidiki there are spacious holiday apartments available, from which the fantastic beaches of the region can be easily reached on foot. A apartment with terrace in Olympiada or Kassandra inspires with wonderful views of the sea or the idyllic mountain landscapes of the hinterland. Those who want to experience the unspoilt nature of Chalkidiki can book a vacation rental on Sithonia and enjoy bathing days and hikes far away from the hustle and bustle of tourism.Spacious vacation rental in a charming mountain village
For people who want to get to know the authentic Greek culture during their holidays, it is a good idea to rent a vacation rental or a spacious villa with a large garden in Polygyros, the capital of Chalkidiki. In addition to romantic taverns and picturesque alleys, the community also offers magnificent views over the region.
Holidays in Chalkidiki
Location and orientation
In the south of Macedonia lies the peninsula Chalkidiki, in whose central area a mountain range with some thousand meters high summits stretches. Towards the sea in the south, the peninsula is divided into the three fingers Kassandra, Sithonia and Athos.bays with dreamlike sandy beaches
Chalkidiki is particularly picturesque, with long sandy beaches along the coast and unspoilt mountain landscapes in the interior. Above the three fingers lies the port metropolis Thessaloniki, which offers its visitors with almost one million inhabitants and numerous buildings listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites a varied cultural program.
Travelers and Activities
The three fingers are thanks to wonderful sandy beaches and the crystal clear turquoise blue sea water an ideal destination for families who want to enjoy a relaxing bath in a holiday apartment close to the beach. Those who appreciate an excellent infrastructure when using the beaches are in good hands on Kassandra, as the tourist life is concentrated here. At Sithonia, on the other hand, fans of original coastal landscapes and idyllic beaches get their money's worth.Chalkidiki for nature lovers
The hinterland awaits active holidaymakers with untouched natural landscapes and lush vegetation. The numerous hiking routes lead through bird sanctuaries and pine forests and past turtle ponds, vineyards, olive groves and mountain villages. On the hiking tours active holidaymakers always enjoy views over the bizarre rock formations and the deep blue sea. Chalkidiki for history fans
There are archaeological sites all over the peninsula that tell of the varied history of the region. Among the most famous historical sights are the Ammon Zeus Temple in Kallithea and the ancient city of Olynthos. In Polygyros there is a museum where numerous archaeological finds are exhibited.
Aristotle was born on Chalkidiki.
Top 3 travel tips
Among nature lovers an excursion to Polichrono on Kassandra is an insider tip. About three kilometres from the picturesque fishing village and its seven kilometre long sandy beach lies Lake Mavrobara, which provides an important habitat for water snakes and turtles.2nd ghost town on a mountain slope
On Sithonia, in the middle of the Ithamos mountains, lies the town of Parthenonas, which continuously lost its inhabitants from 1922 onwards. For many decades the mountain village was abandoned, for some years some people have been living there again in summer. Visitors can look forward to a voyage of discovery through the ruins of a house overgrown by thickets with magnificent panoramic views over the sea.3. Experience the monastic republic of Athos from the sea
The monasteries on the holy mountain are hardly accessible to the public, yet visitors can visit them from the sea. Boat tours around Athos are offered from Nea Roda and offer beautiful views of the mountain slopes and sacred sites.