Kassandra Halkidiki

Peninsula in Central Macedonia

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

Attractions, Beaches & Things to Do in Kassandra Halkidiki

Kallithea Halkidiki

Located on the east coast of the Kassandra peninsula is famous for its nightlife and attracts numerous tourists during the summer season.

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Temple of Ammon Zeus, Kallithea

Unique archaeological site that includes a temple dedicated to an Egyptian God reveals the rich and long history of the area.

↗ NE
< 1km

Kallithea Beach

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

↘ SE
< 1km

Afitos Halkidiki

A traditional village of Kassandra which is a well-known tourist destination during the summer months since it attracts numerous tourists.

↑ N
≈ 3.8km

St. Dimitrios Church, Afitos


Central stone-built church which dates from 1858 and is one of the trademarks of the village.

↑ N
≈ 3.8km

Folklore Museum of Afitos

With exhibits donated from the inhabitants of the village, the museum reveals many aspects of the everyday life of the past.

↑ N
≈ 3.9km
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

Peaceful narrow beach where the dense pine tree vegetation reaches literally the coast.

↘ SE
≈ 6.4km

Byzantine Tower of St. Paul, Nea Fokea

The absolute landmark that dominates the coastal hill and the landscape of the village.

↖ NW
≈ 10.3km

Kassandra Festival (Siviri)

During summer, the theater of Siviri hosts numerous cultural events and performances of the Kassandra Festival attracting many spectators.

↙ SW
≈ 11.1km

Siviri Beach

Narrow but long fine sand beach that belongs to the homonymous settlement, offers all the amenities, and is famous for its beautiful sunset.

↙ SW
≈ 11.9km
A photo showing the beach of Polychrono in Halkidiki.
photo: Nadina / CC BY-SA 3.0

Polychrono Beach

Long sand & small pebble beach along the village that becomes a bustling tourist resort in summer.

↘ SE
≈ 13.3km

Folklore Museum of Polichrono

It aims to preserve the cultural heritage of the local population with artifacts that describe many aspects of the traditional life.

↘ SE
≈ 13.4km

Skala Fourkas

The coastline settlement of the traditional mountainous village of Fourka, that is located at the west part of the Kassandra peninsula.

↙ SW
≈ 13.9km

Skala Fourkas Beach

Organized white sand beach of the coastal village with popular beach bars and restaurants.

↙ SW
≈ 14.1km

Sani Festival

One of the most significant summer cultural events in Halkidiki. It is a music and dance fair famous for the international artists that hosts.

← W
≈ 15.9km

Sani (Sane) Beach

The fine white sand and the blue-green crystal-clear waters compose almost a tropical scenery.

← W
≈ 16.3km

Sani Resort, Halkidiki

An internationally famous luxurious resort that attracts VIP guests from all over the world and stands for its amazing views and landscape.

← W
≈ 16.9km

Stavronikita Tower, Sani

Dominating the landscape of Sani region, it is a structure that was aiming to protect the metochi of the Athonite Stavronikita Monastery.

← W
≈ 17.1km
A central street of Hanioti with restaurants, cafeterias, and outdoor seats on the pavement.
photo: Тснена



A coastline village of the east side of Kassandra that was developed to a major summer destination.

↘ SE
≈ 19.3km

Hanioti (Chaniotis) Beach

Organized sandy beach along the homonymous village with some of the most famous beach bars.

↘ SE
≈ 19.5km

Possidi Cape & Lighthouse

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

↙ SW
≈ 20.6km

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.

↖ NW
≈ 22.6km

Nea Skioni Beach

Peaceful sandy beach on the west side of the peninsula away from the tourist centers of the east.

↘ SE
≈ 22.8km

Pefkochori Beach

Golden-sand beach with pine trees reaching the coast of one of the biggest summer destinations.

↘ SE
≈ 23.4km

Monastery of St. John the Russian

Hidden in the vegetation of the central part of the peninsula, the monastery attracts many faithful as well as nature and relaxation seekers.

↘ SE
≈ 23.8km

Pier of Pefkochori, Kassandra

Starting point or embarking spot for daily boat cruises as well as sailing tours that reach Marmaras port & visit beaches of Toroneos Gulf.

↘ SE
≈ 23.9km

Pefkohori Halkidiki

A village of approximately 2000 inhabitants that during the summer months transforms into an ultimate resort that hosts over 15000 tourists.

↘ SE
≈ 24.3km

Psakoudia Beach, Polygyros Halkidiki

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

↑ N
≈ 29.2km

Metamorfosi Beach, Polygyros Halkidiki

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

↗ NE
≈ 30.4km

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.

↖ NW
≈ 31.3km

Yerakini, Polygyros Halkidiki

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

↑ N
≈ 31.7km

Paliouri Halkidiki

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

↘ SE
≈ 33.3km

Sithonia Halkidiki

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

→ E
≈ 34.3km

Archaeological Site of Ancient Olynthos

The well-known archaeological site of one of the most important ancient cities in the broader area of Halkidiki.

↑ N
≈ 35.2km

Marina Miraggio, Kassandra Halkidiki

Private marina located at the southwest edge of the peninsula. With high-end infrastructure provides all the facilities for recreational yachting.

↘ SE
≈ 38.7km

Byzantine Culture Center - Justin

«Metochi Flogiton»

Contemporary museum in a historical building that served as a monastery and a hospital.

↖ NW
≈ 39.8km
An overview of the city of Polygyros surrounded by mountains and dense vegetation.
photo: Luc.T / CC BY 2.0


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

↑ N
≈ 47.1km

Questions & Answers about Kassandra Halkidiki

Why Visit Kassandra Halkidiki?
  • A combination of crystal waters, sandy beaches, and modern tourist infrastructure.
  • Great landscapes that justify the famous saying "There is nothing like Halkidiki".
  • With numerous beach bars and famous for the nightlife during summer.
  • Halkidiki's leader in tourism development.