Sithonia

 

 

Sithonia

 

 

 

  • Pyrgadikia

    Location: From Thessaloniki → 97km-From Polygyros → 36km Description: The village is built on an outcrop of rock and lies on the northern coast of Singos. It was founded in 1922 by refugees in Asia Minor and it is also known as Agios Dimitrios. The church “Panagia Kastrella” has great importance as the icon of the Virgin is there on display. As Continue Reading...

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  • Agios Nikolaos

    Location: From Thessaloniki 107km- From Polygyros → 45km Description: Agios Nikolaos is one of the oldest villages in Halkidiki and it is known for its great historical interest. At Vetrinos, south-west of the village, there are traces of prehistoric settlements while the Monastery of Agios Chrysokamaros which was depended on the Xenophontos Monastery of Mt. Athos, has also great importance. Ancient Continue Reading...

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  • Ormos Panagias

    Location: From Thessaloniki → 107km-From Polygyros → 45km Description: Ormos Panagias village got its name in the honor of the great Byzantine church of the region. There is a picturesque harbour in Ormos where you can find tavernas, bars, cafes and few rented rooms providing accommodation. Worth it to see: The Byzantine Temple dedicated to Virgin Mary, which was destroyed and rebuilt Continue Reading...

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  • Vourvourou

    Location: From Thessaloniki → 107km- From Polygyros → 45km Description: A seaside tourist resort in eastern Sithonia, with a range of privately owned houses, hotels and rented rooms. If you are a passionate explorer, there are nine tiny islands all around bay that you need to explore; especially the larger one called “Diaporos”. Worth it to see: The bay of Kriſtos, a Continue Reading...

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  • Sarti

    Location: From Thessaloniki → 141km-From Polygyros → 79km Description: Sarti is a known town in Sithonia which was built by refugees. In 14th century, the land was belonged to the Monastery Xeropotamou on Mt. Athos. During summertime Sarti is an alive touristic place, with a wide range of hotels, rented rooms, tavernas, ouzo bars, cafes, bars, folk art shops, wine shops, supermarkets, Continue Reading...

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  • Sykia

    Location: From Thessaloniki → 152km-From Polygyros → 90km Description: Sykia is one of the oldest villages in Halkidiki and it was formerly known as Logos when it belonged to the Megisti Lavra Monastery. There are various explanations why Sykia village came to that name; a prevalent one claims that once there was an ancient fig tree in the center of the Continue Reading...

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  • Porto Koufo

    Porto Koufo

    Location: From Thessaloniki → 143km- From Polygyros → 81km Description: Porto Koufo is said to be the biggest and safest natural harbor in Greece which is the best place for fishing boats and yachts to moor. Local people call it “the deaf harbor” as sometimes it is possible not even for the sea to be heard. When it comes to the Continue Reading...

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  • Toroni

    Location:From Thessaloniki → 138km- From Polygyros → 76km Description: It is believed that Toroni, the rocky peninsula has been continuously inhabited since Neolithic times. This was one of the most important cities in ancient Halkidiki, which was destroyed in the 6th century AD by the barbarians. There are few traces of prehistoric settlements that have been found here, too. Referring to the Continue Reading...

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  • Parthenonas

    Location: From Thessaloniki → 123km-From Polygyros → 59km Description: Parthenonas is a village built on the slopes of Mt. Dragoudelis (Itamos), the main mountain of Sithonia in the altitude of 810 meters. Parthenonas has been abandoned by 1970 as locals moved into Neos Marmaras. Recently, the village has acquired a new lease of life as many old houses have been restored, preserving Continue Reading...

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