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Sithonia peninsula – The Best of Halkidiki, Greece

Sithonia is a peninsula, located on a bigger peninsula of Halkidiki in Northern Greece. Halkidiki has three legs: Kassanda to the west, Sithonia in the middle and Mount Athos to the east. Sithonia is around 130km from Thessaloniki, where the nearest international airport is. With almost 100 beaches, mostly with Blue flag, with caribbean white sand and turquoise blue sea. Sithonia is also known as “Caribbean gem of Greece”. Still under the radar of mass tourism, wild and beautiful, full of trees and hidden, wonderful beaches, Sithonia is a secret gem in Greece. Sithonia is a perfect spot for explorers, true adventure lovers and all of us who love to spend summer holiday on the wild beaches and breathe freedom of nature. Let Visit Sithonia guide you to the best place that summer holiday can offer!

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Rik Freeman Sithonia

What Sithonia has to offer?

Hi all. First of all my thanks to Visit Sithonia for asking me to out a few words to paper about the region. I am a regular traveler to Greece, I spend most of my time at a town called Nea Kallikratia, which is approx. 35 km from Thessaloniki on the Chalkidiki coastline. I have...

Cruises

Mount Athos Cruise – Ormos Travel

The luxury cruise ship, ‘Menia-Maria III’ departs daily from Ormos Panagias bound for Agion Oros (the Holy Mount) and Ouranoupolis. The cruise ship offers a large lounge (100 people), a panoramic lounge (150 people) and the sun deck with seasonal seats and tables, with a capacity of 100 people. On the four decks of the...

How to travel to Sithonia?

If you plan to travel by plane, the nearest airport is in Thessaloniki (110km). After you arive in Thessaloniki (the center of the Northern Greece region) you should start your trip by renting a car and travel via 24 Greece national road following the signs for Halkidiki. When you arive in Nea Moudania, at the intersection take the exit for Sithonia. When you arive to Sithonia peninsula, it does not matter which ot the two roads you will take – east (towards Vourvourou and Sarti), or west (towards Neos Marmaras) as thay both take you around the peninsula. You sould take at last 4-5 days to visit all these beautiful places and beaches in the area: Nikiti,Neos Marmaras, Armenistis, Orange Beach, Sarti, Toroni, Ormos Panagias, Thalatta Kalamitsi… You can take a break from these beautiful beaches and chack out some of the traditional villages in the area: Sykia, Old Nikiti, Parthenonas, etc.