Beaches

VOURVOUROU 镇

⇠ 距离塞萨洛尼基 107km ⇠ 距离 Polygyros(波利伊罗斯) 45km

是位于锡索尼亚东部的一处海边度假胜地,其中混杂分布有各种私人民居、酒店和出租屋。它也是塞萨洛尼基亚里士多德大学教授们喜爱的假日综合酒店。海湾周围零星散落有 90 多个小岛,其中为人熟知的最大的岛屿即是 Diaporos(贾波罗斯岛)。

观光

• Kriftos 海湾(隐逸湾)极为有趣。此海湾隐藏在 Diaporos(贾波罗斯岛)北部地区,过去曾是海盗们的天堂。

• 对于潜水爱好者来说,Vourvourou 镇礁区令人难忘,这一处珊瑚礁位于海下 18-22 米,是希腊海洋世界中独一无二的存在。

• “长城”(Megas Tichos)是 Vourvourou 镇北部的一座小半岛,因至今留存于世的古长城而得名。

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在“Livari”湿地或者 Vourvourou 镇浅海湾地区享受垂钓的乐趣

Vourvourou Beach - Halkidiki - Greece
Vourvourou Beach - Halkidiki
Sarti

Enormous, sandy beach, in front of the homonymous village. It has restaurants, taverns, bars and cafeterias.

⇠ Thessaloniki 141km ⇠ Polygyros 79km

This is a town built by refugees from Afissia, an island in the Sea of Marmara, in Asia Minor. The land was part of a dependency that belonged, in the 14th century, to the Xeropotamou Monastery on Mt. Athos. The ancient city of Sarti occupied the site, and gave the modern village its name. In the summer months Sarti is a vibrant tourist town, with hotels, rented rooms, tavernas, souvlaki shops, cafes, bars, clubs, ouzo bars, folk art shops, wine shops, supermarkets, travel agencies, car hire agencies, etc.
Sightseeing
• The “parade of monuments” (sculptures and paintings) of the folklore artist Zaphiris at a local cafeteria.
• The “metochi” of the monastery of Xiropotamou, 500 m. west of the village. Its small church was built in 1867.

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The beach “Kavourotrypes”, with the amazing rocky shapes and the turquoise coloured sea.

Beach Sarti - Halkidiki - Greece
Beach Sarti - Halkidiki
Kavourotrypes

The beach “Kavourotrypes”, with the amazing rocky shapes and the turquoise coloured sea.

A concealed lace of white small sandy beaches, turquoise waters, rocks sculptured by the waves and dense pine-trees that reach up to the shore. 

⇠ Thessaloniki 141km ⇠ Polygyros 79km

 

 Kavourotrypes Beach - Halkidiki - Greece
Kavourotrypes Beach - Halkidiki
Agios Nikolaos

⇠ Thessaloniki 107km ⇠ Polygyros 45km

This is one of the oldest villages in Halkidiki, traditionally thought to have been created by a union of people from smaller communities. South-west of the village, at Vetrinos, there are traces of a prehistoric settlement. In the 14th century the area of Pyrgos was also inhabited, to the north-east; in classical times it evolved into the city known as Singos. Here too was the Monastery of Agios Chrysokamaros, a dependency of the Xenophontos Monastery of Mt. Athos. Documents from the 14th century also refer to a community known as Fourneia, the remains of which can still be seen in the area known as Paleofournos.
Sightseeing
• The tower on the coast of the little peninsula. Here was situated the prehistoric settlement Siggos and later on the monastery dedicated to Agios Nikolaos (St. Nicolas).
• The hill Vetrino, with prehistoric and ancient acropolis.
• The Chapel dedicated to Agios Georgios (St. George).

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Enjoy a romantic walk to the picturesque paved alleys and admire the traditional houses of the 19th century that constitute samples of folk architecture.

Beach Agios Nikolaos - Halkidiki - Greece
Beach Agios Nikolaos - Halkidiki
Kryopigi

The beach in front of the village, also named Pigadakia, has thin sand and spotless sea. There is a refreshment stand and facilities for water sports.

⇠ Thessaloniki 91km ⇠ Polygyros 54km

Kryopigi, is built on a hillside 1.200m from the sea. According to Herodotus, ancient Neapolis was probably built here. The history books mention it, as an area that suffered during the troubles in Kassandra in 1821. It is worth leaving the car for a walk in the little streets of the village, above the main road, in order to visit the little square with its stone houses and tavernas. The town has a number of hotels, rented rooms, camping sites and children’s summer camps.
Sightseeing
Visit the “Educational Research and in Service Training Center” an offer of Dr Erhart and Sofia Ziegler. This center is a meeting point for tutors and education professionals from all over the world that meet here to discuss or participate in seminars about education.

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Explore the special paths -ideal for trekking and cycling- throughout the pine-tree forest

Kryopigi Beach- Halkidiki - Greece
Kryopigi Beach- Halkidiki
SKOTINA

A beach with golden sand, awarded the European Blue Flag, at the foot of Olympus.

The historically interesting old settlement of Ano Skotina is nearby where houses built of stone dating from the 17th and 18th century can be found. You can visit the church of Agios Athanasios (14th century) with its unique wooden reredos and the church of Koimiseos Theotokos (1862), which is in the square of the village.

There is plentiful accommodation for the visitor with hotels, rooms to rent, campsites and the Greek Tourist Organisation campsite, which is one of the biggest in the Balkans. In the summer this is home to the new Balkan Music Festival with concerts, performances of dance and modern art.

The restaurants and hotels, ouzeries and snack bars, as well as other facilities for your relaxation will take care of all your gastronomic needs.

Situated 32 kilometres from Katerini, it is easily accessible from the National Motorway E75 (Junction: Skotina) and the railway (Station: Skotina).

 

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SKOTINA - PIERIA - GREECE
SKOTINA - PIERIA
METHONI - NEA AGATHOUPOLIS

If you walk along the Bay of Methoni and Nea Agathoupoli you will come across an attractive beach of the same name which has been awarded the European "Blue Flag" for cleanliness. This area, with its charm and natural beauty promises you a holiday where you can relax and leave your worries behind you!

One of the most important wetlands in Europe is to be found adjacent to the Aliakmonas Delta. There is an information centre in Nea Agathoupoli where visitors can learn about the Marshlands of the Aliakmonas and the rest of the Delta as well as those of Alikes and Kitros.
There is a wide choice of hotels, rooms to rent and organised campsites available for your stay where you will receive a friendly welcome and can enjoy a stress free holiday.

Typical fish restaurants next to the beach have a good choice of fresh fish caught locally to tempt your palate. It is not by chance that the inhabitant's of Greece have the longest average lifespan in the world, and the reasons for this are not hard to find. One of them lies in the extensive consumption of fish, and you can find snapper, bass, oysters and octopus in these two villages as well as many other varieties of sea fare for you to feast on.
These villages are 26 kms from Katerini, the region's capital, and are easily accessible from The National Motorway E75 (Junction: Nea Agathoupoli), the Old National Road from Thessaloniki to Katerini (Junction: Methoni) and from the recently completed coastal road which runs from Olympic Beach (Katerinoskala) to Nea Agathoupoli.

METHONI - NEA AGATHOUPOLIS - PIERIA - GREECE
METHONI - NEA AGATHOUPOLIS - PIERIA
OLYMPIC BEACH

A sandy beach stretching for several kilometres, clean sand and shallow sea, Olympic Beach has been regularly awarded the European Blue Flag for many years, and attracts a large number of tourists every summer.

There is a wide range of accommodation for you to choose for your stay, including Hotels, rooms to rent and bungalows and a campsite. A great array of restaurants and taverns of every type are waiting to cater for your tastes with both local and international cuisine.

Olympic Beach marks the central point of the County of Pieria and belongs to the Municipality of Katerini.

The beaches of Paralia and Olympic Beach are one continuous stretch of golden sand, the two communities being linked by a well lit avenue with a bicycle track running alongside and a path for pedestrians wishing to take either a morning or evening stroll.

Situated just 8 kms from Katerini, it is easily reached from The National Motorway E75 (Junctions: Katerini or Korinos) and from the recently completed coastal road from Nea Agathoupoli to Olympic Beach (Katerinoskala). It is also served by the railway from Salonika to Athens (Station: Katerini).

 

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OLYMPIC BEACH - PIERIA - GREECE
OLYMPIC BEACH - PIERIA
Nea Plagia

This is a wide, sandy beach, located in front of the homonymous settlement. The area is full of restaurants, bars and facilities of water sports. It is connected to the beach Flogita. 

 

Nea Plagia Beach - Halkidiki - Greece
Nea Plagia Beach - Halkidiki
Ierissos

The beach of the homonymous village is enormous and sandy. It has restaurants, taverns and cafeterias.

⇠ Thessaloniki 124km ⇠ Polygyros 50km

The main town of the municipal district of Aristotelis and one of the largest market towns in Halkidiki, Ierissos stands on the site of ancient Akanthos, a colony of settlers from Andros, and was first inhabited in prehistoric times. Its modern name is derived from the Latin ericius. It was a member of the Athenian Alliance. The town was burned down by the Ottomans in the 1821 uprising. The prytaneum of ancient Akanthos can be seen at the Ierissos archaeological site, and the Krounas tower is an impressive sight to visit. Modern Ierissos is a well-equipped resort, an ideal destination for unforgettable holidays.
Sightseeing
• The ruins of the castle and the Byzantine church: The only visible trace of Akanthos is a section of the ancient wall which has been excavated on the east side of the acropolis.
• The Tower of Krouna, approx. 2km west of Ierissos. It had a Byzantine fortification which protected the property.
• On the road to Nea Roda you will pass the Ierissos boatyards, where they build and repair fishing and leisure craft using traditional methods. Only timber is used and the skills are not formally taught but passed on from generation to generation.
• The dependency (metochion) of the Life-Bearing Spring, which belongs to the Monastery of Hiliandary.
• In May 2005 the town constructed an aquarium, where visitors can see a variety of fish and shellfish from the local waters, including gildhead, mullet, perch and lobster. The 40 cubic metre tank contains sea water continually renewed by a special pump connected to the sea.
• The amphitheatre and the Cultural Center are unique in Greece and project stereoscopic- 3D movies on a curved screen, housing also lots of exhibitions of great cultural interest.

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Walking through the bay of Ierissos you will locate the beach Kakoudia. Its main characteristic is some relief rocks which adorn its waters and sand.

Ierissos Beach - Halkidiki - Greece
Ierissos Beach - Halkidiki
Ouranoupolis

The sandy beach of Ouranoupolis begins from Tripiti and reaches up to the village. Along the shore there are many hotels as well as facilities for all kinds of water sports.

⇠ Thessaloniki 139km ⇠ Polygyros 64km

Another village built by refugees from the Marmaronisia islands and Caesarea, just after 1924. The land was owned by the Vatopediou Monastery as early as 1018 and was known as Prosforion. It was named Ouranoupolis in 1946, to commemorate the ancient city which once stood nearby. The main gateway to Mt. Athos, Ouranoupolis is now a busy towm resort with large hotels (2-3km outside the city center), rented rooms, small guesthouses, cafes, bars, restaurants, folk art shops, etc.
Sightseeing
• “Prosforios” Tower, the symbol of Ouranoupolis, which is a high imposing Byzantine tower, built in 1344.
• The Frangocastro (Frankish Castle or Monastery of Zygos), on the border of Mount Athos, a building dating back in the time of the Frankish Domination (9th century).
• The guardhouse of Mount Athos.
• Mount Athos. A cruise with the ferry boat around Athos peninsula is a “must” for every visitor of Ouranoupolis.
• The Drenia islands: a collection of uninhabited rocks bathing it the mid-day sun. A paradise of lonely coves and golden beaches. The larger island is called “The Donkey Island” after its only inhabitants. there. Drenia are just 2 miles from the coast of Ouranoupolis, near Ammouliani island.

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Easter in Ouranoupolis is celebrated with great reverence and the Epitaphs are real masterpieces

Beach Ouranoupoli - Halkidiki - Greece
Beach Ouranoupoli - Halkidiki
Ammouliani island

Alykes: Beautiful sandy beach with a few trees.
Megali Ammos: A quiet beach with a beautiful landscape and a view over the rocky islets Drenia.
Agios Georgios: Splendid beach with sand and clear waters. There is a restaurant.
Karagatsia: Very quiet beach.
Kalopigado: Small lovely beach.
Nisakia: Tiny, quiet beaches on the northeast side of the island.

⇠ Thessaloniki 119km (to Tripiti port) 
⇠ Polygyros 57km (to Tripiti port)

This is the only island in Halkidiki with a permanent population since its formation. About 600 people arrived as refugees from Asia Minor after the catastrophe. Until 1925 Ammouliani was a dependency of the Vatopediou Monastery of Mt. Athos; two or three monks lived here to administer the monastery’s estates. The island has a surface area of 4.5km. There are hotels here, as well as rented rooms
and studios, camping sites, picturesque tavernas (serving fresh fish), cafes, bars, night clubs, supermarkets, etc. The island has wonderful beaches with picturesque bays. It can be reached by ferry from Tripiti and lies just two nautical miles from the coast.
Sightseeing
• The majestic church of Agios Nikolaos, built in 1865 on the island’s central square.
• The old shipyard or “Arsanas” is an important landmark of Ammouliani. It is a typical example of the distinctive architecture of Mount Athos, where the monks used to shelter their boats when the weather would not allow them to sail safely.
• The building of the old school (the oldest school in Halkidiki, dating back to 1871).

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The most beautiful beaches of the island are Alikes, Megali Ammos, Ai Giorges,
Karagatsi, Faka, Tsaska, Nisakia

Ammouliani island - Halkidiki - Greece
Ammouliani island - Halkidiki
LEPTOKARYA

Sandy beaches with fine pebbles and rich vegetation, a European Blue Flag holder, Leptokarya is situated on the edge of Olympus. Supervised and safe, it is suitable not only for families but also for every category of visitor.

It is near the settlement of Paleia Leptokarya and Ancient Livithra, site of the tombs of the mythical Orpheus and the Monastery of Kanalon (12th century).

Particularly during the summer months there is an excellent tourist infrastructure, with many hotels, guesthouses and rooms to rent in all categories.
Restaurants, fish taverns, ouzeries, snack bars and other places where you can feast yourself to your heart's content offer a wide choice of tastes for every visitor.

Many cafes, cafe-bars, refreshment bars, clubs and discos are there to take care of your pleasure and entertainment for the night. Every type of shop is available and you can purchase whatever you need in the many different shops at your disposal.

Situated 25 kilometres from Katerini, with easy access from the National Motorway E75 (Junction: Leptokarya) and the railway (Station: Leptokarya).

 

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LEPTOKARYA - PIERIA - GREECE
LEPTOKARYA - PIERIA
karydi

Perhaps the most beautiful beach of Sithonia. White, thin sand, turquoise waters. Small and quiet beach.

Beach Karydi - Halkidiki - Greece
Beach Karydi - Halkidiki
KORINOS

Here you will find a fine, narrow sandy beach stretching for many kilometres in length, with clean sand and shallow waters.

It has been awarded the European Blue Flag for several years and there are many attractions here for the visitor.

Historic monuments unique to this area two large Macedonian tombs, recently discovered, and the Monastery of Agios Georgios.

All along this stretch of coast are hotels, rooms to let and a campsite as well as a plethora of fish taverns, refreshment bars, discos and night clubs for your entertainment.

Situated 11 kms from Katerini, it is easily reached from The National Motorway E75 (Junctions: Korinos), the Old National Road from Salonika to Katerini (Junction: Korinos) and from the recently completed coastal road which runs from Olympic Beach (Katerinoskala) to Nea Agathoupoli and the railway from Salonika to Athens (Station: Korinos).

 

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KORINOS - PIERIA - GREECE
KORINOS - PIERIA

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