Kassandra Halkidiki

With incredible beaches and nightclubs, Kassandra is a fitting choice for young people. That said, many calm villages make it a family destination too.

Kassandra Halkidiki Beaches


Siviri Beach

Narrow but long fine sand beach with amenities provided by beach bars. The sunsets are exceptional. Usually, the beach gets crowded.


Kallithea Beach

Sandy and well-organized beach along the coast of cosmopolitan Kallithea with famous beach bars, restaurants, and nightclubs.

A photo taken between the pine trees shows one part of the Kriopigi Beach of Halkidiki.
photo: lehaso / CC BY 3.0

Kriopigi (Kryopigi) Beach

Kriopigi is a peaceful narrow beach where pine trees touch the sea. Partly organized, partly not, the landscape is just calming.


Skala Fourkas Beach

The white-sand beach of coastal Skala Fourkas has popular beach bars and restaurants. The beach is clean and with all services nearby, it's hard to beat.


Pefkochori (Pefkohori) Beach

Pefkohori has a golden-sand beach with pine trees touching the sea. It's a popular beach preferred mostly by young people.


Nea Skioni Beach

Peaceful sandy beach on the west side of Kassandra peninsula. Along the beach, there's a manicured promenade, nice taverns, and other amenities.


Psakoudia Beach

Long sandy beach with views of Kassandra and Sithonia peninsulas. Relax in one of the beach bars near pine trees touching the sea.

A photo showing the promenade and beach of Polychrono, Halkidiki.
photo: Nadina / CC BY-SA 3.0

Polychrono Beach

Long, developed beach with sand and pebbles. Polychrono is a bustling resort town with all amenities. A pleasant and comfortable place.

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Kassandra Halkidiki Attractions


St. Dimitrios Church


A stone-built church of 1858 dedicated to St Dimitrios. It is marvelously decorated inside. You can support it by lighting a candle for a small charge.


Sani (Stavronikita) Tower

Dominating the landscape of Sani are the remnants of an old tower that protected the property of an Athonite Monastery.


Possidi Cape & Lighthouse

After a beautiful walk, you can reach the picturesque cape and take a photo in front of the lighthouse that is still in use.


St. Paul's Byzantine Tower

Nea Fokea

The absolute landmark of Nea Fokea is a Byzantine tower. Sometimes at night it's dressed with light projections.


Pefkochori Pier

Pefkochori Pier is the starting point of boat trips around Toroneos Gulf. Views over the Sithonia forest and exceptional beaches all over.


Ancient Olynthos (Archaeological Site)

A strong town and capital of the Chalkidian League, it vanished when Philip (Alexander's father) has it sacked and razed.


Temple of Ammon Zeus


A rare temple dedicated to an Egyptian version of God Zeus built the 8th century BC and destroyed in the years of Emperor Constantine.

Kassandra Halkidiki Settlements


Polygyros Halkidiki

A coastal village that evolved from a small settlement of miners during the '60s to a popular tourist destination today.

Paliouri Halkidiki

A mountainous traditional settlement, hidden in the unique pine forest of Halkidiki that is also famous for the amazing nearby beaches.

Afitos Halkidiki

A village of Kassandra with chill vibes and tranquility, a beautiful beach, and nice tavernas. Awesome place for families and not only.

Kallithea Halkidiki

Located on the east coast of the Kassandra peninsula, Kallithea is famous for its nightlife and attracts many young tourists.

Skala Fourkas Halkidiki

Skala Fourkas is a small settlement on the western side of Kassandra. It has a decent beach, good food and entertainment options.

Pefkohori Halkidiki

Small village with a nice beach, a favorite of young tourists as its nightlife is loud and goes until early in the morning.

A central street of Hanioti with restaurants, cafeterias, and outdoor seats on the pavement.
photo: Тснена

Chaniotis (Hanioti) Halkidiki

A coastal village of the east side of Kassandra that was developed as a summer resort. It has all amenities one could need.

Kassandra Halkidiki Why visit?

  • The first 'leg' of Halkidiki.
  • Home of the Titans who fought the Gods on Olympus, just across the sea.
  • Phlegra and Pallene are Kassandra's two ancient names.

Kassandra Halkidiki Day Trips

Sithonia Halkidiki

If you prefer natural beauty and nightlife, Sithonia is abundant with isolated beaches, glamorous beach bars, and scenic drives. Best for families.


The proof that Halkidiki is not only about beach life, Polygyros dominates with its mountainous landscape and culture as well as its hiking paths.

Nea Moudania

This is a busy fishing port with a promenade and an abundance of seafood restaurants and fish barbeques. Some tourists use it as a base for day trips.

Nea Potidea

A village famous for its canal that connects the Thermaic with the Toroneos gulf. It has decent beaches, lovely beach bars, and good tavernas.

Kassandra Halkidiki Museums


Folklore Museum of Polichrono

The Folklore Museum of Polichrono displays clothing, farming tools, and household items that illustrate how life was here more than 100 years ago.


Byzantine Culture Center «Justin»

A museum in a historical building (Metochi Flogiton) that, in the past, has been a monastery and a hospital. Enjoy the views too.


Folklore Museum of Afitos

Village inhabitants donated family treasures of their great-grandparents to equip this folklore museum. Here you see the everyday life of the past centuries.

Kassandra Halkidiki Things to Do


St. John the Russian and Confessor Monastery

Hidden in the forest on the ridge of Kassandra peninsula, this Holy Hermitage attracts many visitors, especially in the summer.

The sandy beach of Sani Resort and in the background are the hotel facilities.
hidden gem

Sani Marina (Sani Resort)

One of the few multi-story resorts in Halkidiki, it looks alien to the natural landscape that surrounds it but attracts many people.