Things to do in Halkidiki
Things to do
Halkidiki is ideal if you are looking for something different. The beautiful nature is unique to enjoy a walk. Water activities, such as sailing, diving, snorkeling, water skiing is favorites of many guests.
Sailing Cruise is the best way to discover Halkidiki secret beauty. Sail away from the crowds for a day with your family, friends or colleagues. Book a sailing yacht for a day cruise in Halkidiki. You can combine snorkeling, fishing, site seeing or swimming. Depart in the morning and sail to Kelyfos island for swimming. A professional skipper will guide the tour through the breathtaking coastline while guests enjoy the atmosphere.
Scuba diving in Halkidiki Greece is a life experience, which everyone should try. The blue water and the wonderful seabed offer you important experiences and unique images of the marine world, filling you with knowledge and fun
Make an appointment for a full body and head massage and relax in the sauna. Complete your beauty care with a visit at the hairdresser s which will totally revitalize you. Our specialists are at your service to make you feel and look bright and healthy. Ask at the reception
Route: Kriopigi – Kassandrino – Kriopigi This route is quite long. It includes forest roads, passes past the beautiful village Kassandrino and loses itself in the hills of Kassandra. The return journey to Kriopigi also uses forest roads and passes through the most isolated parts of the peninsula.
Halkidiki has been the land of renowned wines since ancient times. Evidence from the 5th century BC mention dry white wine and semi-sweet wine of Mendi. There are several wineries open to visitors, the closest one being “Smile of the Soul – Tzikas Estate” in the area of Kassandria. It produces chemical-free organic wine, with the traditional method of production.
Jeep Safari 4×4 – Kassandra
An excellent day out to Kassandra. An alternative way to see the beauty of this peninsula. So take this opportunity to do the “Jeep Safari”. This off the road experience will show you all those views and little treats you didn’t know about. The drivers using their local knowledge will fill your day with information and facts regarding Kassandra and its people. They will take you across the peninsula through shimmering and lush green pine forests. Through out the safari many short stops will be made for photographs.
Cruise Mount Athos and Ammouliani
The traditional sailing boat Saint George (Agios Georgios) leaves from Ormos Panagias port every Monday and Thursday at 9:30 in the morning. The trip begins by sailing from the coasts of Sithonia towards the south of the Athos peninsula. The first monastery that we will meet is the monastery of Saint Paul. Then we will continue sailing north, along the western coasts, admiring 4 more monasteries of significant and extraordinary beauty, till we reach the monastery borders, that separate Mount Athos from the outside world.
The beautiful Toroneos gulf is located between the peninsulas of Kassandra and Sithonia. It is well known for its blue crystal waters and the breathtaking view of the scenery and the coastlines of the two peninsulas. Among these in the Toroneos gulf, is also an island of Halkidiki, which is called ‘Kelyfos’. This island is particular due to its weird shape, looking like a turtle, and that is why it is called by the locals the ‘Turtle Island’.
Day Tour Meteora
Meteora is a must-see place in Greece, as it is a unique geological phenomenon, located in central Greece, next to the city of Kalambaka. The huge natural rock towers found there are home to 14th-century cliff top monasteries built by Eastern Orthodox hermit monks who settled in the area in the ninth century and began living in the caves and fissures of the rocks. Meteora is one of the largest and most precipitously built complexes of Eastern Orthodox monasteries in Greece, included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. Today remain six monasteries out of the twenty built in the rocks of 400 and 600 meters high.
Thessaloniki is the second biggest city of Greece located in Central Macedonia. It is often called the “bride of the north”, since it is the capital of northern Greece and a very beautiful city. The city of Thessaloniki was founded in 315 BC by Cassander of Macedon. Due to its long history, the city is a combination of three cultures (Greek, Roman, Byzantine). It is home to numerous notable monuments, historic buildings and squares, churches. The old and modern architecture coexist in a lively city with vibrant cultural life ready to captivate you!