Halkidiki peninsula is located near the city of Thessaloniki and it is a part of Central Macedonia, Greece. Halkidiki region consists of the mainland and a large peninsula that resembles a hand with three “fingers” – Kassandra, Sithonia and Mount Athos Area (East Coast).
The peripheral unit Halkidiki is subdivided into five municipalities. These are Nea Propontida, Polygyros, Kassandra, Sithonia, Aristotles.
2.886 sq. meters
40°20”N - 23°30”E
Blue Flags (data 2021):
87 plus | 3 marinas | 6 tourism boats
Protected areas by NATURA convention:
“Macedonia” International Airport (SKG) to Halkidiki: min 45km - max 120km Thessaloniki
City to SKG airport:
Greek (English & German are also spoken almost everywhere)
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(The 1st day of Lent), 25 March, Good Friday – Easter Monday, Holy Spirit Monday, Assumption of the Holy Virgin (15 Aug), 28 October, Christmas (25-26 Dec).