General information

General information

Pets: There are some hotels, camping sites and studios/apartments that happily accommodate pets. Dogs are allowed on the beach as long as they have health certification and just remember to keep your pet on a leash at all times.

Tipping: It is customary to tip 5% to 10% depending on the amount of the bill.

Water: Tap water is safe to drink although bottled water is recommended in some areas.

Banks, ATM’s, Credit cards: Wherever you are, you will find a Greek bank branch in a short distance (maximum 20-25km). Numerous ATM’s can be found all over the region. Credit cards are accepted in hotels, restaurants and camping sites. Avoid using them at the beach, the bars, the busses and taxis.

Electricity supply: 220V – 50 Hz

 

Regional Tourism Offices & Associations in Halkidiki

Region of Central Macedonia | Regional Unity of Halkidiki

 +302371351245 |  i.giorgos@pkm.gov.gr  | http://halkidiki.pkm.gov.gr

Municipality of Polygyros

 +30 23713 50701 -  info@polygyros.gr | www.polygyros.gr

Municipality of Nea Propontida

 +30 23733 50200 |  info@visitnea-propontida.gr | www.visitnea-propontida.gr

Municipality of Kassandra

 +30 23740 23364 | http://visitkassandra.com/

Municipality of Sithonia

+30 23753 50100 |  welcome@sithonia.gr | www.sithonia.gr

Municipality of Aristotle

 +30 23773 50000 |   info@dimosaristoteli.gr | www.dimosaristoteli.gr

Chamber of Halkidiki

 +30 23710 24300 |  info@epichal.gr | www.epichal.gr

Halkidiki Hotel Association

 +30 2310 429020-22 |   info@halkidiki-hotels.gr | www.halkidiki-hotels.gr

Federation of Holiday Rooms & Apartments in Halkidiki

 +30 23710 24992 |  info@halkidiki-holidays.gr | www.halkidiki-holidays.gr

Camping Association of Halkidiki

 +30 23750 22042|  info@campsite-halkidiki.gr |  www.campsite-halkidiki.gr

 

USEFUL PHONES

As with other EU states, the emergency telephone number in Greece is 112. Calls are answered in Greek, English and French. Below are other local numbers that can be used in case of emergencies:

Emergency numbers in Greece

Police 100

Fire department 199

Ambulance 166

Tourist Police 1571


Port Authorities

Nea Moudania +30 23730 21172 moudania@hcg.gr
Neos Marmaras +30 23750 71943 marmaras@hcg.gr
Ormos Panagias +30 23750 31000
Ierissos +30 2377022666 ierissos@hcg.gr
Ouranoupoli +30 23770 71248 ouranoupoli@hcg.gr

 

Traveler health

Hospital & Health Centers

As in any EU country, if you’re a member of the 28 EU countries or Iceland, Lichtenstein, Norway and Switzerland, bring a European Health Insurance Card (EHIC), which covers you for most medical care in public hospitals.

Halkidiki has a public general hospital located in the capital of Halkidiki, Polygyros, while health centers can be found in the below villages:

General Hospital of Halkidiki (Polygyros): +30 23710 20101 | https://goo.gl/maps/VQ3h5827L3L2

Health Centers:
Nea Kallikratia (Nea-Propontida): +30 23990-22245 | https://goo.gl/maps/PYeGRu4bVwL2

Nea Moudania (Nea-Propontida): +30 23733-50000 | https://goo.gl/maps/waysjuNZCEH2

Kassandria (Kassandra):  +30 23743-50000 | https://goo.gl/maps/CC9DYZwq2X52

Agios Nikolaos (Sithonia):  +30 23753-50000 | https://goo.gl/maps/X94FLkNq8mP2

Paleochori (Polygyros):  +30 23723-50000 | https://goo.gl/maps/JjEx56k873r

Mt Athos (Karyes): +30 23770-23217

 

Transfer

Taxi service

Polygyros: +30 23710 22460

Moudania: +30 23730 21371

Arnea: +30 23720 22212

Agios Nikolaos: +30 23750 31324

Nea Kallikratia: +30 23990 23333

Kassandria: +30 23740 22295

Nea Marmaras: +30 23750 71500

Megali Panagia: +30 23720 31111

Sykia: +30 6942017183 & +30 6947897777

 

Public Bus Stations (KTEL) - http://www.ktel-chalkidikis.gr/

Thessaloniki: +30 2310 316555-565-575

Polygyros: +30 23710 22309

Nea Moudania: +30 23730 21228

Kassandra: +30 23740 22214

Kallithea: +30 23740 23714

Nea Kallikratia: +30 23990 21048

 

 

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