Kassandreia village

Kassandreia village

Distance from the airport → 77,4km


Kassandreia, also known as Valta, is the administrative center of the municipal area of Kassandra which provides all the necessary services all around peninsula such as banksa health center, a local tax office, a courthouse etc.

History says that it was an important center for the grain trade while has it to show great examples of local architecture.

In Kassandreia, you can find two Orthodox Christian churches – Genesis of the Virgin Mary and Agios (Saint) Athanasios – both built during 1850s, and engaging traditional architecture, whose best example is the Town Hall, built in the first half of the 20th century.

If you are a shopaholic, Kassandreia is just the place for you with its numerous stores. Kassandreia’s biggest hallmark, however, proves to be its open farm market once a week. Make sure to visit it if you are a fan because you’ll hardly find another on Kassandra. Besides fruit and vegetables, you can buy shoes, clothing and other stuff.


Being the cultural center of the Kassandra peninsula, Kassandreia features the Municipal Philharmonic and the Conservatory, and stages the Festival of Siviri that takes place each year in Siviri’s open theatre, also known as the Kassandra Festival.

Worth it to see:

  • The details of folk architecture inside the old houses of village.
  • The sculpture architrave over the west entrance of the metropolitan church which was built in 1859.
  • The grand windmill, in the northwest side of the village, which is the only one in Halkidiki that keeps its wooden mechanism still on.

Don’t miss it!

Walking down the cobbled streets of the village and
look around the traditional architecture.


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