Sometimes known by the name Chalkidiki, the Halkidiki region of Greece has long been a popular tourist destination for Grecians and more recently for foreign visitors too. Halkidiki is on or near the sea as this area benefits from an extended coastline. The Aegean Sea is very popular here and there are numerous little resort towns and villages you can explore. The Sani Resort features many restaurants and a variety of entertainment for visitors who like to spend lively evenings out from their Halkidiki accommodation.
Halkidiki offers a compelling blend of a classic beach holiday, plenty of fascinating nuggets to unearth and a laid-back, cosmopolitan ambiance. It is among the cobbled lanes and traditional architecture that you will find Halkidiki’s true character. We invite you to take a look at this article, as we have made a list of the best things to do in this paradise for holiday-makers like you.
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Escape the overcrowded places, discover isolated places and explore enchanting beaches with turquoise waters. Relax on the yacht’s board and feel the unique sensation of sailing or the masculinity of a speed power boat. There are many breathtaking views to experience. You will love the warm of the sun and the cool breeze of beaches of Halkidiki.
Open your sails with Halkidi’s boat trips and set bow to an unforgettable experience!
Take a Halkidiki boat trip
Price: from 546.75 USD
Discover the Petralona cave, one of Halkidiki's hidden secrets, dating back to 700,000 years! Excavations in the cave have brought to light many discoveries, including fossils of animals long since extinct!Posted by Antigoni Beach Hotel on Monday, 6 February 2017
Do you want an interesting glimpse of history from an anthropological and geological perspective? Why not go to Cave of Petralona? It will enrich your learnings in history and you will be amazed by the variety of fossils, but the most prominent fossil specimen is the Petralona Skull. The tour guide will be of assistance and it feels safe, but caution is still needed. Be captivated by seeing impressive stalagmites. The museum, which is basically a large room with prehistoric animal and human relics, is also fascinating.
Cave of Petralona Tour
Price: from 78.97 USD
3. Feel the warm at Sunwing Kallithea Beach
Welcome to Sunwing Kallithea Beach, which covers all needs of a visitor who expects everything. A fantastic beach that looks across the water to views of the hills of Sithonia. On the beach there is a temple of Ammon Zeus and next to it the Russian style church of St. Panteleimonas.
The location a little bit outside the most crowded area but close to Rhodos Town. The staff are friendly and helpful, they will assist you in everything you need. The resort has nice rooms and there is a variety of good food. The resort offers a lot of activities for all ages. There are new offers every year. A family friendly resort that gives that little bit extra, that keeps holiday-makers coming back year after year.
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4. Go visit Mount Athos (The Holy Mountain)
Mount Athos is a unique place, made by the faith of the orthodox Christian monks. It is a very quiet place with nice natural scenery and we recommend that you talk to the people you’ll meet there. A pilgrimage to Mount Athos takes you back to the 10th-century AD. Everything is amazingly different from the time, the date, the architecture, the food and the nature. All you have to do is follow the way of the monks, and you will find yourself in heaven. It is one of the trips you should do at least once in your life!
Mount Athos (The Holy Mountain)
Address: Halkidiki, Greece
Website: Mount Athos (The Holy Mountain)
5. Be captivated at the Church of Agios Georgios
The Church of Agios Georgios is a gem and a must go to. The location is wonderful and its frescoes, which date back to 11th and 13th century, are magnificent. To see this church, you will have to park in Halchio and walk down a path immersed in nature. Olive trees will be surrounding you once you get there. You can enjoy the quiet walk and take your time to experience the atmosphere and the beautiful landscape. This place is unmissable.
Church of Agios Georgios
Address: Halkidiki, Greece
Website: Church of Agios Georgios
6. Travel back to Ancient Stagira
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Be fascinated at this amazingly ancient city. The gem and the home of the great Aristotle is none other than Ancient Stagira. Ancient Stagira is located southeast of today’s settlement of Olympiada, on a small, mountainous and beautiful peninsula, which is called Liotopi. The town took both hills, one coastal at the North and one bigger at the South, which are divided by a low neck.
The views from the hill are so stunning. There are also many small beaches around it and this is a great place for a walk. There are also ruins located in a few spots, which are neat to see. From the most strategic high points you’ll have far-reaching views, up to wooded hillsides inland and along the coast, to hidden sandy coves. Be sure to bring walking shoes, water and hat. The site is very clean and nicely organized with information about each part.
Address: Olympiada, Halkidiki
Website: Ancient Stagira
7. Discover Ancient Olynthos
Enjoy time traveling at Ancient Olynthos - the place is very quiet and loaded with history. The ruins cover the north side of the destroyed city of Olynthos. The city was built 2,400 years ago and the ruins give you a very nice idea of the city if you take time to read the information boards. The place is full of life so be careful where you put your feet, to not walk on snails, insects, ladybirds and butterflies.
Address: Halkidiki, Greece
Website: Ancient Olynthos
8. Fall in love at Ammouliani Island
Fall in love at this small, majestic island right across from Mount Athos. Experience the sweet taste of peace and relaxation at Ammouliani Island. This paradise offers the extraordinary feeling of being connected to nature. Surrounded by the sea breeze and the sense of hospitality offered by the locals, it offers many accommodation and entertainment options.
Website: Ammouliani Island
9. Summer is still on at Sani Marina
Sani Marina is the hidden gem of Sani Resort. It offers a lot of choices of venues to eat and drink. The impeccable and unique destination, thoughtfully designed for the entire family, is great to unwind, relax and enjoy the elegant mooring and home-port while exploring the Aegean Sea. The staff will give the best quality of service and will attend to everything you need. There is also entertainment every day with shows and music that you can enjoy. The prices are very high but you get what you pay for.
Address: Sani, Halkidiki Greece
Website: Sani Marina
Halkidiki, the hidden paradise of the ancient world
Halkidiki offers a great experience for you! There are panoramic views, historical sites and landmarks that bring you to the past, refreshing sea breezes, delicacies you can feast on, and relaxation at spectacular resorts. This is the perfect haven for you!
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