Attractions, Beaches & Things to Do in or near Ierissos
Port of Ierissos
Picturesque shelter-port for numerous fishing & sailing boats, also connected with the northern-east coast of Mount Athos with a speedboat.
Ancient Akanthos, Ierissos
The remains of an ancient city that was extending to three hills, offer an ideal opportunity for an educative and recreative walk.
Ierissos Beach, Aristotelis Halkidiki
One of the longest beaches in north-eastern Halkidiki. Organized and close to the homonymous settlement that includes all the facilities.
Nea Roda Beach, Aristotelis Halkidiki
Long sandy beach just in front of the homonymous settlement with numerous tavernas and beach bars.
Voulitsa Beach, Nea Roda
Small sandy cove that can be reached through a decent dirt road. It has relatively deep waters and hosts a beach bar that dominates the area.
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.
The absolute hidden gem in terms of natural beauty and astonishing beaches is the only inhabited island of Halkidiki.
Mount Athos Boat Trips / Cruises
Three-hour boat trip carried out daily from April to October, that can be followed by everyone and shows the beauties of Mount Athos landscape.
Byzantine Tower of Prosphorion, Ouranoupoli
A 12th century Byzantine tower at the seafront of Ouranoupoli that serves as a local trademark.
Ouranoupolis Beach, Aristotelis Halkidiki
The homonymous settlement is the last town before Mount Athos, while the local beach stands for its fine sand and the nearby quality resorts.
Drenia Island Beach, Aristotelis Halkidiki
Blue-green sandy beach of an uninhabited islet, hosting a restaurant & a beach bar in the summer.
Zygou (Ancient) Monastery« Moni Zygou »
An ancient monastery of Mount Athos that was abandoned at the beginning of the 12th century.
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.
Kampos (Ladhario) Beach, Pyrgadikia
A large semi-organized sandy beach with a beach bar, as well as beach volley and soccer fields.
Aristotle's Park, Stagira
An absolutely worth-visiting theme park that educates the public about Aristotle's physics rules through interactive appliances.
A unique monastic state within the borders of Greece that is dedicated to the Virgin Mary, hosts only male monks, and can be visited by males.
Numerous untouched natural landscapes, countless isolated beaches, and picturesque traditional villages can characterize this unique region.
The remnants of an ancient city that is exceptionally famous due to the fact that it is the homeplace of the ancient philosopher Aristotle.
Settlement that was founded by Greek refugees from Asia Minor and bears the name of the mother of Alexander the Great.
Olympiada Beach, Aristotelis Halkidiki
Sandy beach with pebbles while entering the water, while it offers numerous food and drink choices.
Hidden in an area of natural beauty and dense vegetation is a unique and stunning destination that attracts many relaxation seekers.
Questions & Answers about Ierissos
Why Visit Ierissos?
- With developed tourist facilities and infrastructure, and a beach that is 11 km long.
- The biggest village of the municipality with nearly 3.500 inhabitants.
- An entering point for the monastic state of Mount Athos.