Nea Potidea

  • Nea Poteidaia EL
  • Nea Potidhaia

Village in Central Macedonia

Attractions, Sights & Things to Do in or near Nea Potidea

A straw-woven sun umbrella and the calm sea in the background during the evening before dusk.
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Nea Potidea Beach

A place where it is possible to swim both at the west and the east coast, the east shore thought is famous the beach bars and its broadness.

Remain of the ancient port of Potidea, the blue sea, and the snowy mount of Olympus in the background.
photo: fourkas / CC BY 2.0
↖ NW   < 1km

Ancient Colony of Potidea

« Potidaea »

Archaeological findings prove that the area of contemporary Potidea have a long history.
The green-blue waters of the Potidea Channel between the two shores of dense vegetation.
photo: Schtewe / CC BY 2.0
↖ NW   ≈ 1.1km

Canal (Channel) of Nea Potidea

Artificial channel with length 1250 meters and width 40 meters that divides Kassandra peninsula from Mainland Halkidiki.

A photo of the Marina of Nea Potidea at the west coast of th settlement.
← W   ≈ 1.5km

Marina of Nea Potidea

A small port at the west side of the local canal that is full of smaller and medium size leisure and professional fishing boats.

One typical street in a residential neighborhood of Nea Moudania in Halkidiki.
photo: Hombre / CC BY-SA 3.0
↖ NW   ≈ 8.7km

Nea Moudania

The official seat and the biggest city of the municipality of Nea Propontida which is a famous fishing trading spot in North Greece.

An aerial photo of one of the most famous beaches of Halkidiki, the beach of Afitos.
↘ SE   ≈ 12.4km

Kassandra Halkidiki

Undoubtedly, the advanced infrastructure and the modern facilities make Kassandra the heart of the tourist activity in Halkidiki.

Relics at the archaeological site of ancient Olynthos.
↑ N   ≈ 15.2km

Archaeological Site of Ancient Olynthos

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

The a picture of the building that houses the Byzantine Culture Center «Justin».
↖ NW   ≈ 17.3km

Byzantine Culture Center - Justin

« Metochi Flogiton »

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

A paved path at the Yerakini coastline promenade that passes very close to the sandy beach.
↗ NE   ≈ 18.5km

Yerakini, Polygyros Halkidiki

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

A part of the beach of Psakoudia of Polygyros of Halkidiki that includes numerous umbrellas and sunbeds of a beach bar.
↗ NE   ≈ 21.7km

Psakoudia Beach, Polygyros Halkidiki

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

An overview of the city of Polygyros surrounded by mountains and dense vegetation.
photo: Luc.T / CC BY 2.0
↗ NE   ≈ 31.3km


The interior part of the county that combines the untouchable nature of the mountainous landscape and the beauty of the coast.

A photo of the Metamorfosi beach of Halkidiki taken between the umbrellas and sunbeds of a local beach bar.
→ E   ≈ 32.6km

Metamorfosi Beach, Polygyros Halkidiki

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

The main entrance and the kiosk that sells tickets at the Petralona cave of Halkidiki.
↖ NW   ≈ 34.2km

Cave of Petralona

An impressive natural monument that revealed one of the most extraordinary findings which shed light on the human evolutionary process.

A panoramic picture showing numerous blocks of flats that correspond to a neighborhood of Nea Kallikrateia.
↖ NW   ≈ 36.9km

Nea Kalikratia

Coastal town in a short distance from Thessaloniki that hosts many second homes and is a well-known summer destination.

Clear waters, a small fishing boat on the sand, and dense vegetation very close to the beach of Galini, Neos Marmaras.
→ E   ≈ 39.9km

Sithonia Halkidiki

Numerous untouched natural landscapes, countless isolated beaches, and picturesque traditional villages can characterize this unique region.

The stone-built main church and other buildings by a street of Taxiarchis village of Halkidiki.
↗ NE   ≈ 42.4km

Taxiarchis Halkidiki

Hidden in the Holomontas forest, this is an untouched settlement that reveals the original picture of rural mountainous Halkidiki.

A central street of the village of Galatista with shops and other traditional buildings.
↑ N   ≈ 43.1km

Galatista, Polygyros (Anthemountas) Halkidiki

Rural community of Polygyros Municipality located on a spot that connects the areas of central Macedonia with mountainous Halkidiki.

The green landscape and the dense vegetation of the Holomontas Mountain region.
↗ NE   ≈ 46.7km

Mount Cholomon, Chalkidiki

« Holomontas »

Breathtaking natural landscapes that cover the biggest part of the central and east Halkidiki.

Questions & Answers about Nea Potidea

Why Visit Nea Potidea?
  • According to the legend the famous canal was opened by Xerxes the Persian King.
  • Contemporary tourist destination with quality infrastructure and facilities.
  • Founded in 1923 by refugees from Eastern Thrace.