Destinations

 

 

Destinations

 

 

 

  • Ammouliani island

    Location: From Thessaloniki → 119km to Tripiti port-From Polygyros → 57km to Tripiti port. Description: The Ammouliani island located in the east part of Halkidiki, is famous as it is the only one within permanent population around 600 people; until 1925 was a dependency of the Vatopediou Monastery of Mt. Athos. There is a wide range of accommodation, picturesque tavernas, Continue Reading...

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  • Ouranoupolis

    Location: From Thessaloniki → 139km-From Polygyros → 64km Description: Ouranoupolis, a village built by refugees just after 1924 whose land was owned by the Vatopediou Monastery as early as 1018, known as Prosforion; after 1946 it changed into Ouranoupolis to commemorate the ancient city which once stood nearby. The main gateway to Mt. Athos, Ouranoupolis is now a busy town resort Continue Reading...

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  • Nea Roda

    Location: From Thessaloniki 130km - From Polygyros 55km Description: Built at the narrowest point of the Athos peninsula, Nea Roda, is the largest of the refugee villages of northern Halkidiki, known for the great Xerxe’s Canal. Nea Roda, has beautiful landscapes and golden shores, plenty of taverns, bars and accommodation, too. Campers, you will love that place! ✓ Don’t miss Continue Reading...

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  • Ierissos

    Location: From Thessaloniki → 124km- From Polygyros → 50km Description: Once you reach Ierissos, you will find out that is the great main town of the municipal district of Aristotelis and one of the largest market towns in Halkidiki. It stands on the site of ancient Akanthos, a colony of settlers from Andros, and was first inhabited in prehistoric times. Modern Ierissos Continue Reading...

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  • Gomati

    Location: From Thessaloniki → 102km-From Polygyros → 41km Description: Gomati, a village located north of Siggitikos Bay, at the foot of Mount Athouli. Large enough, setting among low hills and olive groves, it was founded in 1932 when the Byzantine village of the same name was flattened by earthquakes and its residents moved here to be safe. Worth it to see: The Continue Reading...

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  • Stratoni

    Location: From Thessaloniki → 111km- From Polygyros → 63km Description: Stratoni is a coastal village built in the gulf of Ierissos, within approximately 1000 residents and that’s the place where ruins of the Roman Period had been found. Back in 1932, the village was extensively damaged by an earthquake, but the following years was almost entirely rebuilt from the beginning. Worth it Continue Reading...

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  • Stratoniki

    Location: From Thessaloniki → 111km - From Polygyros → 63km Description: All those visitors who will explore Stratoniki, one of the famous villages up to the mountain Stratoniko, they would have the chance to admire an astonishing and panoramic view towards the gulf of Ierissos and the peninsula of Athos. It is rumored that the village was built by the king of Continue Reading...

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  • Stagira

    Location: From Thessaloniki → 108km-From Polygyros → 52km Description: No doubt Stagira is one of the most historic and famous villages as it is Aristotle’s birthplace; situated at the foot of Argirolofos hill, stands approximately southwest of the ancient Stagira. Back to the Byzantine Era, the village’s former name was Sidirokafsia. In the 16th century a great castle was built; remainders Continue Reading...

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  • Olympiada

    Location: From Thessaloniki → 91km - From Polygyros → 66km Description: As the legend says, the village of Olympiada has its name on the honor of Alexander’s the Great mother! The scenic village, located on the north-eastern coast of Halkidiki, on the road to the Athos peninsula, is surrounded by lush, green mountains and an appealing coastline. Nearby, the Ancient Stagira, a Continue Reading...

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