Asprovalta

Village in Central Macedonia

This coastal town attracts many local and Balkan tourists and offers experiences that range from waterfalls and beaches to lakes and ancient ruins.

A panoramic photo depicting the houses of Asprovalta with the sea and the mountains as a background.
photo: Knop92

Asprovalta Attractions

The marble statue of Amphipolis placed on a pedestal surrounded by the green lush vegetation of the area.
photo: dragoku
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Lion of Amphipolis

The trademark of the prefecture of Serres, a monument that dates from the 4th century BC and was honoring a famous person or acts of glory.

The remnants of the Stagira archaeological site with the deep blue of the Aegean Sea in the background.
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distant ≈ 22.2km

Ancient Stageira (Archaeological Site)

This is Aristotle's birthplace and the place he was buried too. His compatriots threw annual festivities to commemorate him and turned his tomb into an altar.

A picture showing the exterior of the church of Agia Marina surrounded by a green landscape.
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Agia Marina Church, Rentina

Impressive post-Byzantine church with a distinctive architectural style. Excellent for a stop, if travelling on the highway.

Promenade of Asprovalta

Cobblestone pedestrian road constructed by the sandy beach. It has many restaurants and cafés and it's ideal for an evening walk.

Byzantine Castle of Rentina

With traces of human presence since the Neolithic era, this strategic hilltop was a Byzantine castle, later used also by the Ottomans.

Asprovalta Things to Do

The statue of Aristotle and the mountain behind the Aristotle's Park.
distant ≈ 29.8km

Aristotle's Park, Stagira

An absolutely worth-visiting theme park that educates visitors about Aristotle's physics with interactive methods. Excellent for children.

The waters of the lake reflecting the blue skies, and one fishing boat is lying on the shore.
distant ≈ 22.6km

Lake Volvi

The largest lake in Macedonia has 24 fish species and many birds. Excellent for walks and relaxation, once here, try also the food.

Varvara Waterfalls

In this area of natural beauty and dense vegetation, you will find these waterfalls - ideal for a short visit for relaxation.

Mount Cholomon

Breathtaking natural landscapes that cover the biggest part of the central and east Halkidiki. There are trails but not as well developed.

Asprovalta Museums

Asprovalta Beaches

A photo of the Olympiada Beach of Halkidiki.
distant ≈ 21.4km

Olympiada Beach

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

Stavros Beach

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.

Vrasna Beach

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

Platani Beach, Stavros

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

An overview of the settlement of Stratoni that includes Stratoni Beach.
distant ≈ 35.2km

Stratoni Beach

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

Asprovalta Beach

At the center of Strymonikos gulf coast, the sand & pebble beach of the homonymous settlement offers quality infrastructure and amenities.

Asprovalta Day Trips

Arnaia

This traditional settlement of mountainous Halkidiki is famous for its architecture and picturesque surrounding landscape. Explore on foot and by car.

A picture taken from the Nea Apollonia spa showing Volvi lake.
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distant ≈ 37.1km
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Apollonia Spa, Loutra Volvis

The Apollonia spa and thermal springs are good enough for a few relaxing hours. The waters are not too warm but the sulfuric smell is.

«Vrasna» Traditional Village

This old village built on a slope stands out for its traditional architecture and spectacular views over Strymonikos gulf.

Stavros, Thessaloniki

Seafront town that gets many visitors during the summer season, especially from Thessaloniki and other nearby towns but also the Balkans.

The paved coastal promenade on the right and Olympiada beach on the left.
distant ≈ 21.7km

Olympiada, Chalkidiki

Settlement that was founded by Greek refugees from Asia Minor and bears the name of Alexander's mother. Decent beach, nice promenade.

Questions & Answers about Asprovalta

Why Visit Asprovalta?
  • Very easy access through the Egnatia Motorway.
  • Attracts thousands of tourists especially from the Balkan countries.
  • The town's population during the summer months raizes to a great extent.
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