Kriopigi village

Kriopigi village

Distance from the airport → 82.6km

 

Kryopigi built on a hillside of lush vegetation, has an amazing “Blue Flag” awarded beach while it is a village with great architectural interest. With narrow lanes, stone-built houses and cobblestone squares, the village offers fine examples of authentic Greek architecture.

 

Kriopigi village is just a spot for a family vacation and for enjoying amazing views from the vantage point towards the Gulf of Kassandra. If you crave for entertainment or shopping during the vacation, you can visit Kallithea, which is nearby. It has a range of tavernas, hotels, rooms to let, camping sites and children’s summer camps. Traditional products with exceptional quality from this region can be found in Kryopigi, with olives, olive oil, various fruits, and honey as most famous.

Kriopigi is amphitheatrically built on the slopes of the hill, with a pebble beach at its base, which was awarded with two blue flags for quality and purity of its waters. The village is quite interesting from the architectural point of view, and you can find a couple of traditional taverns around the main village square, where you can taste Ouzo – a traditional beverage with sweet aroma. You can also visit souvenir shops with folk art products and several pubs. In its restaurants, you can enjoy delicious Greek specialties, and it’s even possible to have English snacks in some bars. In addition, don’t miss the opportunity to taste a real Greek coffee while in Kriopigi.

 

According to Herodotus, ancient Neapolis was probably built here while it was an area that suffered much during the troubles in Kassandra in 1821.

Worth it to see:

  • The “Educational Research and Service Training Center” which is a meeting point for tutors and education professionals from all over the world.
  • Attend one of the numerous events that take place at the open theatre of the village almost every weekend during summertime.

Don’t miss it!

Explore the natural paths, going on hiking and cycling
throughout the pine tree forest.

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