Nea Kalikratia

If you are trapped in Thessaloniki during summer, Nea Kalikratia is your easy escape to an OK beach. It's well-organized and superbly family-friendly.

Nea Kalikratia Attractions

The fountain at the Central Square of Nea Kalikratia with residential buildings in the background.
photo: YouTube

Nea Kalikratia Central Square

Vivid place with plenty of entertainment options like playgrounds, and restaurants and pizzerias. It also has a cute fountain.

Nea Kallikratia Port

Wind protected port by the settlement that hosts numerous fishing boats and provides shelter to sailing and fishing boats in case of bad weather.

Ruins at the archaeological site of ancient Olynthos among trees and bushes.
distant ≈ 34.6km

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.

Nea Kalikratia Things to Do

Nea Kalikratia Museums

The a picture of the building that houses the Byzantine Culture Center «Justin».
distant ≈ 21.1km

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.

Nea Kalikratia Beaches

Nea Kallikratia Beach

Organized beach of the local settlement with a lifeguard, fine golden sand, and shallow waters that among others attract families with kids.

Nea Kalikratia Day Trips


Do you want to visit antiquities, eat well, and party hard? This large coastal town has a distinctive multicultural past and renowned nightlife.

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.

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.

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.

A paved path at the Yerakini coastal promenade close by the sandy beach.
distant ≈ 45.4km

Yerakini, Polygyros Halkidiki

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

A central street of the village of Galatista with shops and other traditional buildings.
distant ≈ 35.4km

Galatista, Polygyros Halkidiki

Picturesque village with old-style stone architecture and a Byzantine tower. A fantastic place to relax and stroll around in the beautiful streets.

Questions & Answers about Nea Kalikratia

Why Visit Nea Kalikratia?
  • Founded in 1922 by population exchange refugees from Eastern Thrace Kallikratia.
  • Affordable destination with modern facilities & many entertainment options.
  • More than 6 kilometers of organized, fine golden sand beach.