Arnaia

  • Lerigovo (Before 1928)
  • Arnea DE

Village in Central Macedonia

Attractions, Beaches & Things to Do in or near Arnaia

The main entrance and the front entrance of the St. Stefanos church in Arnaia.
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Church of St. Stefanos, Arnaia

Besides being the main and church of the town of Arnaia, it is also a building and a spot of great historical and archaeological interest.

A loom in one of the rooms of the Weaving Museum of Arnaia.
↙ SW   < 1km

Weaving Museum of Arnaia

Shedding light to the distinctive textile art tradition of Arnaia that served for centuries as an important source of income for the locals.

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A display with utensils and everyday tools as well as some photographs showing the life of people in old Arnaia.
↙ SW   < 1km

Historic and Folklore Museum of Arnaia

Provides a clear image of the everyday life the habits, and the traditions of the Arnaia inhabitants.

The church of Agia (Saint) Paraskevi surrounded by trees.
↗ NE   ≈ 1.1km

St. Paraskevi Park, Arnaia

« Agia Paraskevi »

Located very close to the settlement, a destination of recreation for locals and visitors of Arnaia.

The green landscape and the dense vegetation of the Holomontas Mountain region.
↙ SW   ≈ 10.3km

Mount Cholomon, Chalkidiki

« Holomontas »

Breathtaking natural landscapes that cover the biggest part of the central and east Halkidiki.

The stone-built main church and other buildings by a street of Taxiarchis village of Halkidiki.
↙ SW   ≈ 13.1km

Taxiarchis Halkidiki

Hidden in the Holomontas forest, this is an untouched settlement that reveals the original picture of rural mountainous Halkidiki.

The statue of Aristotle, an interactive instrument, and the mountain behind the Aristotle's Park.
→ E   ≈ 19km

Aristotle's Park, Stagira

An absolutely worth-visiting theme park that educates the public about Aristotle's physics rules through interactive appliances.

A close up picture of the waterfalls of Varvara in Halkidiki.
↗ NE   ≈ 22.8km

Varvara Waterfalls

Hidden in an area of natural beauty and dense vegetation is a unique and stunning destination that attracts many relaxation seekers.

The waters of the lake reflecting the blue skies, one fishing boat lying at the shore and another is in the lake.
↑ N   ≈ 23.1km

Lake Volvi, Thessaloniki

The largest in Macedonia and the second largest natural lake of Greece that is a significant natural reserve for the whole area.

An overview of the city of Polygyros surrounded by mountains and dense vegetation.
photo: Luc.T / CC BY 2.0
↙ SW   ≈ 25km

Polygyros

The interior part of the county that combines the untouchable nature of the mountainous landscape and the beauty of the coast.

A picture showing the exterior of the church of Agia Marina surrounded by the green beautiful landscape.
↑ N   ≈ 25.7km

Agia Marina Church, Rentina

Impressive post-Byzantine church with an exceptional and distinctive architectural style with the rock to be the main constructional material.

An panoramic photo showing the hill and the remnants of the Rentina Castle surrounded by mountains and vegetation.
↑ N   ≈ 26.4km

Rentina Castle

A spot with traces of human presence from the Neolithic era that became a crucial fortification from the Byzantine until the Ottoman period.

A photo depicting a family to enjoy the sun and the water at the Kampos (Ladhario) beach of Pyrgadikia.
photo: Pyraechmes
↘ SE   ≈ 26.6km

Kampos (Ladhario) Beach, Pyrgadikia

A large semi-organized sandy beach with a beach bar, as well as beach volley and soccer fields.

The coastal promenade next to the beach of Olympiada.
↗ NE   ≈ 27.3km

Olympiada, Chalkidiki

Settlement that was founded by Greek refugees from Asia Minor and bears the name of the mother of Alexander the Great.

A photo of the Olympiada Beach of Halkidiki.
↗ NE   ≈ 27.5km

Olympiada Beach, Aristotelis Halkidiki

Sandy beach with pebbles while entering the water, while it offers numerous food and drink choices.

An overview of the settlement of Stratoni that includes Stratoni Beach.
→ E   ≈ 27.6km

Stratoni Beach, Aristotelis Halkidiki

A well-organized public beach that stands for its sand and takes advantage of the amenities and the infrastructure of the local settlement.

The remnants of the Stagira archaeological site with the deep blue of the Aegean Sea as a background.
↗ NE   ≈ 28.5km

Archaeological Site of Ancient Stageira

The remnants of an ancient city that is exceptionally famous due to the fact that it is the homeplace of the ancient philosopher Aristotle.

A picture taken from the sea showing the beach and the settlement of Stavros during the sunset.
↗ NE   ≈ 30km

Stavros, Thessaloniki

Town located in the western part of the Strymonic Gulf with a famous seafront that attracts many tourists during the summer season.

A photo of the Platani beach of Stavros showing the lush vegetation reaching the sea.
↗ NE   ≈ 30.4km

Platani Beach, Stavros Volvi

Εxtremely shallow and crystal-clear waters of a beach located west of Stavros by a small oasis of plane trees that offer natural shadow.

A photo depicting people, umbrellas, and sunbeds at the Stavros of the Volvi area of Thessaloniki.
↗ NE   ≈ 30.4km

Stavros Beach, Volvi Thessaloniki

Main beach of Stavros located next to the small fishing port. It's sandy with pebbles clusters and its shallow waters make it ideal for kids.

Numerous umbrellas and sunbeds lying on the beach of Vrasna in the area of Volvi of Thessaloniki.
↑ N   ≈ 33.5km

Vrasna Beach, Volvi Thessaloniki

The mixed "sandy with few pebbles" beach belongs to the settlement located in the foothills of the mountain between Asprovalta and Stavros.

A picture taken from the sea depicts people in the water and umbrellas and sunbeds at the Develiki Beach.
↘ SE   ≈ 33.7km

Develiki Beach, Aristotelis Halkidiki

Tiny fisherman settlement with the homonymous quiet beach that is partly organized but hosts two tavernas famous for their fresh fish.

A traditional stone-built building that houses a taverna opposite to the central square of Vrasna.
↑ N   ≈ 34.3km

Old Vrasna Village

Old village built on the slope of Strymonikos gulf standing for its traditional architecture, the delicious local dishes and the amazing views.

A picture taken from the Nea Apollonia spa facilities showing the view of the shore of Volvi lake.
↖ NW   ≈ 35.1km

Spa of Nea Apollonia, Loutra Volvis

The currently closed spa facilities of Nea Apollonia which were famous for the healing properties of their thermal springs.

The statue of the fisherman located at the seafront of Ierissos having the deep blue sea and the blue sky as background.
→ E   ≈ 36.2km

Ierissos

The official seat of the Aristotelis Municipality that according to historians it is the contemporary continuation of the Ancient Akanthos.

A paved path at the Yerakini coastline promenade that passes very close to the sandy beach.
↙ SW   ≈ 37.3km

Yerakini, Polygyros Halkidiki

A coastline village that evolved from a small settlement of miners during the '60s to a well-known tourist destination.

A part of the beach of Psakoudia of Polygyros of Halkidiki that includes numerous umbrellas and sunbeds of a beach bar.
↓ S   ≈ 37.5km

Psakoudia Beach, Polygyros Halkidiki

Long sandy beach located between Kassandra & Sithonia where the pine trees reach the coast.

A central street of the village of Galatista with shops and other traditional buildings.
← W   ≈ 37.7km

Galatista, Polygyros (Anthemountas) Halkidiki

Rural community of Polygyros Municipality located on a spot that connects the areas of central Macedonia with mountainous Halkidiki.

A panoramic photo depicting the houses of Asprovalta with the sea and the mountains as a background.
photo: Knop92
↑ N   ≈ 38.3km

Asprovalta

A coastline town of the Thessaloniki prefecture that belongs to the municipality of Volvi and is a major destination during the summer.

Clear waters, a small fishing boat on the sand, and dense vegetation very close to the beach of Galini, Neos Marmaras.
↓ S   ≈ 38.9km

Sithonia Halkidiki

Numerous untouched natural landscapes, countless isolated beaches, and picturesque traditional villages can characterize this unique region.

A photo of the Metamorfosi beach of Halkidiki taken between the umbrellas and sunbeds of a local beach bar.
↓ S   ≈ 40.5km

Metamorfosi Beach, Polygyros Halkidiki

Typical beach of Halkidiki where the local flora and the pine trees reach the long sandy coast.

Questions & Answers about Arnaia

Why Visit Arnaia?
  • Built at an altitude of 600 m. it's one of the most scenic villages of north Chalkidiki.
  • Mentioned by the ancient Greek historian Thucydides with the name Arni.
  • Declared "traditional settlement" since 1986.