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Kassandra Halkidiki Map & Kassandra Halkidiki Travel Information, Sightseeing & Attractions in Kassandra Greece


Kassandra Halkidiki, Greece
GENERAL KASSANDRA CHALKIDIKI TRAVEL INFORMATION

Introduction
Kassandra Halkidiki Makedonia Greece
Kassandra Greece is the westernmost peninsula of Chalkidiki (Halkidiki), a really beautiful and very popular region with tourists from all over the world. As with the rest of Chalkidiki, your holidays in Kassandra will be filled with endless fun combined with relaxation, as the area is verdant with pines in some cases cascading down to the beach, it provides magnificent gold and white sanded beaches lapped by turquoise waters and gives great options for quality dining and nighttime entertainment. If you are travelling to Kassandra Chalkidiki for your holiday you will be glad to discover a good range of upscale hotels, apartments, studios and rooms, according to your needs and demands.

Attractions & Sightseeing in Kassandra Greece

In Kassandra Chalkidiki Greece there are beautiful sights and attractions to visit such as:

  • The Potidea Canal and the Castle Ruins in Nea Potidea
  • The Wild Life Reserve in Nea Fokea
  • The ruins of Ancient Afitios, the Ancient Millstone Quarries, the Springs of Vrysitsa and Moudounou and  the Folklore Museum in Afitos
  • The Sanctuary of Amon Zeus in Kallithea
  • The Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary with superb murals in Kalandra
  • The Sanctuary of Poseidon in Possidi
 

Sports / Recreation in Kassandra Chalkidiki
There are water sports facilities at the organized beaches of Kassandra Chalkidiki. If you own a boat you can dock at Sani Marina, tel. + 30 23740-31571.

Entertainment in Kassandra Chalkidiki
Kassandra is famed for its nightlife which is as exciting there as at popular Greek islands. In many of the tourist resorts, such as in Kalitthea, Afitos, Chanioti, Nea Potidea, Possidi, Pefkochori, Fourka, Polychrono, Kriopigi etc there are bars and clubs as well as lovely restaurants and traditional tavernas, where you can spend your evenings.

Local Events in Kassandra Chalkidiki: 

  • The Sani Festival in Sani, one of the most popular music festivals taking place throughout summer
  • The Afitos Festival in Afitos with plays, art exhibitions, concerts, and other performances throughout summer
  • The Kassandra Festival, held throughout summer in Siviri, with performances by artists from all over the world
  • Festivals and fairs on 15 August, the day of the Assumption of Virgin Mary, in Afitos, Kalandra, Kryopigi, Paliouri etc.

Local Products in Kassandra Chalkidiki:
Kassandra, as much as the rest of Chalkidiki is renowned for the delicious thyme honey produced in villages.

Major Towns / Cities / Villages in Kassandra Chalkidiki
Afitos, Kassandra Chalkidiki
Afitos is a coastal village lying in the north east of Kassandra, Halkidiki Greece. It is one of the most renowned holiday destinations for round the year holidays, as it is a charming place with stone-paved streets and beautiful squares. Afitos is a lively village with a good number of accommodations, dining and entertainment spots. The village has a lovely beach, with crystal blue waters lapping the long stretch of sand.

Chanioti, Kassandra Chalkidiki
Chanioti (Hanioti) is a verdant village and beloved holiday resort in Kassandra, due to its beautiful well organized beach, exciting nightlife, and lively atmosphere. Chanioti is situated in the east of the peninsula and provides lovely vista to Sithonia peninsula. At the marvellous beach you can relax on the fine sand in the shade of the trees and do water sports. There is a range of restaurants, beach bars and clubs for your entertainment.

Fourka, Kassandra Chalkidiki
Fourka is one of the most cosmopolitan seaside villages in Kassandra. It is located in a lush setting amidst evergreen trees and has a magnificent beach with pines and crystal clear waters. You will be amazed by traditional charm of this village as much as from the tourist facilities, such as hotels, lovely restaurants and bars. A real plus is the sunset at Fourka, so don’t miss it.

Nea Potidea, Kassandra, Chalkidiki
Resort lying at the entrance of the Kassandra Peninsula. It is a verdant place with marvellous beaches nearby and is the ideal spot for holidays due to the variety of accommodation, entertainment and dining venues.

Kallithea, Kassandra, Chalkidiki
Lying in the west of Kassandra, Kallithea is a beautiful village with a majestic beach, nightlife venues, archaeological and historical attractions, as well as majestic scenery make it a very popular resort.

Possidi, Kassandra, Chalkidiki
In the southwest of Kassandra lies the village of Possidi. It is a very picturesque place with a beautiful beach with golden sand and clean waters. It is a renowned tourist resort due to its excellent facilities, such as hotels, restaurants, bars lying right on the beachfront.

Transportation in Kassandra Chalkidiki
You can travel to Kassandra Chalkidiki (Halkidiki) by car or bus practically from all around Greece. Here’s some information if you are travelling from Athens or Thessaloniki.

  • Athens Bus Station: Tel. +30 210 515-4800
  • Thessaloniki Bus Station: Tel. +30 2310 924-4444
  • Polygyros Bus Station: Tel. +30 23710 22309

You can travel to Kassandra Chalkidiki, Greece by plane, boat or train to Thessaloniki and then by bus to the destination you prefer:

  • “Macedonia” Airport (Thessaloniki): Tel. +30 2310 985-000 or +30 2310 473-212
  • Thessaloniki Port: Tel. +30 2310 531-505
  • Thessaloniki Train Station: Tel. +30 2310 517-517 to 18
  • Athens International Airport "Eleftherios Venizelos": Tel. +30 210 353-0000
  • Piraeus Port: Tel. +30 210 422-6000 to 03
  • Athens Train Station: Tel. +30 210 529-7777
 

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