Location: From Thessaloniki → 119km to Tripiti port-From Polygyros → 57km to Tripiti port.
The Ammouliani island located in the east part of Halkidiki is famous as it is the only populated island in Central Macedonia with a 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, cafes, clubs and markets. Referring to its amazing and exotic shores Alikes, Megali Ammos, Ai Giorges, Karagatsi, Faka, Tsaska, Nisakia are those need to be visited.
Worth it to see:
- The majestic church of Agios Nikolaos, built in 1865 on the island’s central square.
- The building of the oldest school in Halkidiki, dating back to 1871.
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- The old shipyard or “Arsanas”, an important landmark of Ammouliani and a typical example of the distinctive architecture of Mount Athos, where the monks used to keep their boats.
- Rent a boat or join a tour to the nearby complex of islets, called Drenia and spend the day on your own little island.