Activities

 

Activities

 

There is plenty to do in Halkidiki! The combination of the blue sea and the beautiful mountains offer a great variety of sport and outdoor opportunities! When thinking of outdoor activities in Halkidiki, most of the time you’ll find yourself thinking about the beautiful beaches with warm, golden-sand, and crystal blue waters. Still, the region stands for much more than its beaches. Halkidiki is also home to some earthly paradises for those who love mountains.

Paths for mountain biking and hiking walks around the peninsulas on woodland tracks and along coastal pathways, off-road adventures to remote areas. The enchanting forests of Mt. Holomontas in the centre of Halkidiki constitute the perfect escape destination for travellers who want to explore nature. But also, the mountainous part of Kassandra, Sithonia and Mount Athos Area, rich in flora and fauna, offer wonderful panoramic views to the coast, historic monuments, traditional villages, little chapels and even a couple of waterfalls on the east coast.

Besides walking and cycling, the region offers an unlimited choice of watersports like windsurfing, water skiing, scuba diving, snorkelling, canoe kayak etc. Of course, a boat cruise around Mount Athos (UNESCO), renting a boat and visiting Diaporos or Drena islets and sailing along the coastline are among the most popular activities.
Or you may try some refreshing experiences like visits and tastings at wineries or visiting agricultural farms where you can take lessons of cookery and pastry and prepare old-school recipes of jam, try some cultural activities in the various museums (folklore, historical, nautical, etc.) of the villages, or just relaxing in our wellness centres.

 

  • Boat tour from Ormos Panagias to Ammouliani

    Boat tour from Ormos Panagias to Ammouli

    First-Stop at a small Island Ormos Panagias is located in Sithonia on the eastern side. Our cruise to the islets of Drenia and Ammouliani departs with the boat sailing on the shores of Sithonia in the direction of Ammouliani, where it leads to the magical – exotic destination of a group of small islands, where the waters are crystal clear – Continue Reading...

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  • Tsantali Metohi Chromitsa Winery in Mount Athos

    Tsantali Metohi Chromitsa Winery in Moun

    The Tsantali Metohi Chromitsa winery preserves the Athonite winemaking legacy and turns it into a collection of fine wines. The wines from the Athonite region carry the appellation of Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) Mount Athos. The delimited area of the zone is located within the administrative boundaries of Athos peninsula, as well as the area of Ouranoupolis in the Stagira Akanthou municipality. Continue Reading...

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  • Mylopotamos winery at Mount Athos

    Mylopotamos winery at Mount Athos

    For more than a thousand years, since the time of Saint Athanasiou, the grapes of the Mylopotamos vineyards have produced multiply-blessed communion wine, as much blessed in its use in Holy Communion as in its ability to warm the soul. In this miraculous and saintly place, many varieties thrive, albeit due to the hard labour of human hands. With such Continue Reading...

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  • Water activities in Sithonia

    Water activities in Sithonia

    Welcome on Mikro Karydi beach, one of the most beautiful beaches of Sithonia....

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  • Learn all about essential oils in Halkidiki

    Learn all about essential oils in Halkid

    The land of Halkidiki is famous for its fruitful soil as well as the variety of its natural scenery....

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  • Sailing trips in Kassandra

    Sailing trips in Kassandra

    Take your friends and family and enjoy a daily sailing trip exploring Kassandra from the sea!...

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  • Halkidiki Routes

    Halkidiki Routes

    Halkidiki Tourism Organization is developing a network of walking routes all around the region,...

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  • Paragliding in Kassandra

    Paragliding in Kassandra

    Flying with a paratrike or just paragliding is a breath-taking experience, and one can relax while admiring Kassandra from above....

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  • Sea & mountain sports

    Sea & mountain sports

    Visit the Karidi beach for an alternative sports and fun experience discovering Sea & Mountain sports....

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