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 Beaches

A photo of the sandy beach and a pier in Olympiada, Halkidiki.
distant ≈ 21.4km

Olympiada Beach

Sandy beach with clear waters around which Olympiada village has been developed. It has plenty of food and drinks choice.

A picture of the settlement of Stratoni that includes Stratoni Beach.
distant ≈ 35.2km

Stratoni Beach

A well-organized beach with nice sand. There are beach bars, loungers, food, everything you need. Just bring your towel and sunscreen.


Asprovalta Beach

Asprovalta has a beach with all amenities. It's a long one - great for walking - and it gets crowded in and around beach bars.


Stavros Beach

The beach of Stavros is sandy with some pebble clusters, and its waters are shallow. Beach bars provide food and drinks. In three words: ideal for kids.


Platani Beach


The extremely shallow and clear waters of Platani beach are kids favorite. On the beach, a plane trees cluster generously provides shade.


Vrasna Beach

Vrasna is on the same long beach on which Aprovalta is built. Nice beach bars that can get somewhat crowded and noisy, amazing blue waters. A great experience.

Asprovalta Day Trips


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

«Vrasna» Traditional Village

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

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.



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



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

Asprovalta Why visit?

  • Its name means the White Swamps.
  • On ancient Via Egnatia, a Roman highway. The road station survives.
  • The town's population increases mutliple times during the summer.

Asprovalta Attractions

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


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

The remnants of the Stagira archaeological site with the deep blue of the Aegean Sea in the background.
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.

The marble statue of Amphipolis placed on a pedestal surrounded by trees.
photo: dragoku

Lion of Amphipolis

The Lion of Amphipolis honors one of Alexander's generals. Almost stolen by the British, it has a fascinating discovery story. Perfect for a brief stop.


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


Mount Cholomon

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

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.

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

Aristotle's Park


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


Varvara Waterfalls

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