Polygyros

  • Mountainous Halkidiki
An overview of the city of Polygyros surrounded by mountains and dense vegetation.
photo: Luc.T / CC BY 2.0

Attractions, Beaches & Things to Do in or near Polygyros

A picture of the main square of Polygyros where a part of the town hall is also visible.
photo: Hombre / CC BY-SA 3.0
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Main Square & Town Hall of Polygyros

Distinctive spots of the municipality seat that reveal the traditional notion of the town.

The interior of the Folklore Museum of Polygyros that resembles a typical traditional room of the past.
→ E   < 1km

Folklore Museum of Polygyros

Hosting original items donated by the Polygyros inhabitants provides a clear picture of the traditions and the everyday life of the area.

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The main entrance and the front yard of the Archaeological Museum of Polygyros.
↑ N   < 1km

Archaeological Museum of Polygyros

It host artifacts that shed light into the historical past of the broader area of Halkidiki from the Bronze age until the Roman Period.

The stone-built main church and other buildings by a street of Taxiarchis village of Halkidiki.
↗ NE   ≈ 12.2km

Taxiarchis Halkidiki

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

A paved path at the Yerakini coastline promenade that passes very close to the sandy beach.
↓ S   ≈ 15.4km

Yerakini, Polygyros Halkidiki

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

The green landscape and the dense vegetation of the Holomontas Mountain region.
↗ NE   ≈ 15.7km

Mount Cholomon, Chalkidiki

« Holomontas »

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

Relics at the archaeological site of ancient Olynthos.
↙ SW   ≈ 17.1km

Archaeological Site of Ancient Olynthos

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

A part of the beach of Psakoudia of Polygyros of Halkidiki that includes numerous umbrellas and sunbeds of a beach bar.
↓ S   ≈ 19.7km

Psakoudia Beach, Polygyros Halkidiki

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

A central street of the village of Galatista with shops and other traditional buildings.
↖ NW   ≈ 23.6km

Galatista, Polygyros (Anthemountas) Halkidiki

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

A typical street of Arnaia and houses with the traditional architecture.
↗ NE   ≈ 24.9km

Arnaia

Traditional settlement of the mountainous Halkidiki that is famous for the local architecture and the picturesque surrounding landscape.

One typical street in a residential neighborhood of Nea Moudania in Halkidiki.
photo: Hombre / CC BY-SA 3.0
↙ SW   ≈ 28.2km

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.

The a picture of the building that houses the Byzantine Culture Center «Justin».
↙ SW   ≈ 29.3km

Byzantine Culture Center - Justin

« Metochi Flogiton »

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

A photo of the Metamorfosi beach of Halkidiki taken between the umbrellas and sunbeds of a local beach bar.
↘ SE   ≈ 30.6km

Metamorfosi Beach, Polygyros Halkidiki

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

The fountain of the square of Nea Poteidaia with the church of the town in the background.
↙ SW   ≈ 31.1km

Nea Potidea

A village at the narrowest part of the Kassandra peninsula that is famous for the canal that connects the Thermaic with the Toroneos gulf.

The main entrance and the kiosk that sells tickets at the Petralona cave of Halkidiki.
← W   ≈ 32.3km

Cave of Petralona

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

A photo depicting a family to enjoy the sun and the water at the Kampos (Ladhario) beach of Pyrgadikia.
photo: Pyraechmes
→ E   ≈ 34.8km

Kampos (Ladhario) Beach, Pyrgadikia

A large semi-organized sandy beach with a beach bar, as well as beach volley and soccer fields.

Clear waters, a small fishing boat on the sand, and dense vegetation very close to the beach of Galini, Neos Marmaras.
↘ SE   ≈ 35.7km

Sithonia Halkidiki

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

An aerial photo of one of the most famous beaches of Halkidiki, the beach of Afitos.
↓ S   ≈ 38.3km

Kassandra Halkidiki

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

The waters of the lake reflecting the blue skies, one fishing boat lying at the shore and another is in the lake.
↑ N   ≈ 42.3km

Lake Volvi, Thessaloniki

The largest in Macedonia and the second largest natural lake of Greece that is a significant natural reserve for the whole area.

The statue of Aristotle, an interactive instrument, and the mountain behind the Aristotle's Park.
↗ NE   ≈ 43.4km

Aristotle's Park, Stagira

An absolutely worth-visiting theme park that educates the public about Aristotle's physics rules through interactive appliances.

A picture taken from the Nea Apollonia spa facilities showing the view of the shore of Volvi lake.
↑ N   ≈ 44km

Spa of Nea Apollonia, Loutra Volvis

The currently closed spa facilities of Nea Apollonia which were famous for the healing properties of their thermal springs.

A panoramic picture showing numerous blocks of flats that correspond to a neighborhood of Nea Kallikrateia.
← W   ≈ 45.9km

Nea Kalikratia

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

A picture taken from the sea depicts people in the water and umbrellas and sunbeds at the Develiki Beach.
→ E   ≈ 46.4km

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.

A picture showing the exterior of the church of Agia Marina surrounded by the green beautiful landscape.
↗ NE   ≈ 47.3km

Agia Marina Church, Rentina

Impressive post-Byzantine church with an exceptional and distinctive architectural style with the rock to be the main constructional material.

A close up picture of the waterfalls of Varvara in Halkidiki.
↗ NE   ≈ 48km

Varvara Waterfalls

Hidden in an area of natural beauty and dense vegetation is a unique and stunning destination that attracts many relaxation seekers.

An panoramic photo showing the hill and the remnants of the Rentina Castle surrounded by mountains and vegetation.
↗ NE   ≈ 48.4km

Rentina Castle

A spot with traces of human presence from the Neolithic era that became a crucial fortification from the Byzantine until the Ottoman period.

Questions & Answers about Polygyros

Why Visit Polygyros?
  • Dominated by green forests with Mount Holomontas as a highlight.
  • Well-known for the traditional architecture of the rural villages.
  • Preserving the original folklore of mountainous Halkidiki.