Spirit of Nature…

The land of Halkidiki is famous for its fruitful soil as well as the variety of its natural scenery. It's trully an intoxicating combination of blue and green!

The west coast is rich in picturesque plants, while the center and the east region count three beautiful mountains, Holomontas, Itamos and Athos. While in the mountainous part in Central Halkidiki, do not miss visiting the University Forest of Taxiarchis, a 5,800-hectare state-owned forest, home to amazing flora and fauna.

Furthermore, Halkidiki’s three peninsulas dive into the Aegean Sea offering a coastline of about 550 km – the longest one in Greece and on the same time, test your survival skills on Halkidiki’s isles or discover Ammouliani island, a tine Northen gemstone and the only populated island in Halkidiki.

When exploring the amazing natural environment do not miss out on the world famous Petralona Cave, as well as the wetlands along with the 12 regions protected by the Natura newtwork.


  • Natura 2000

    Natura 2000

    Natura 2000 is the centerpiece of EU nature & biodiversity policy....

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  • Mountain Holomontas

    Mountain Holomontas

    The central and northern parts of Halkidiki are dominated by the mountain range of Mountain Holomontas, an area of incredible beauty with breathtaking views in all directions....

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  • Mountain Itamos (or Dragoudelis)

    Mountain Itamos (or Dragoudelis)

    The mountain range of Itamos (or Dragoudeli) is the biggest one in Sithonia....

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  • Taxiarchis forest

    Taxiarchis forest

    The University Forest of Taxiarchis -a 5,800-hectare state-owned forest- is found in the centre of Halkidiki and concretely in the Southern and South-western slopes of Holomontas....

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  • Mountain Stratoniko

    Mountain Stratoniko

    The Stratoniko Mountain is located above the village Stagira, Aristotle's birthplace....

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  • Mountain Athos

    Mountain Athos

    Mount Athos is the mountain at the easternmost peninsula of Halkidiki....

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  • Sani wetland

    Sani wetland

    Sani company has undertaken an important environmental initiative - studying and protecting the birdlife of the Sani wetlands....

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  • Agios Mamas wetland

    Agios Mamas wetland

    Another small ecotourism attraction in Halkidiki is Agios Mamas (Saint Mamas) wetlands, just after Potidea canal that occupies an area of 6.332 acres....

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  • Geological shapes | Rocks on the beach

    Geological shapes | Rocks on the beach

    There is a long rocky coastline on the east side of Sithonia, interrupted by small enclaves of well-hidden sandy beaches thus creating an astonishing natural environment, especially when explored by boat. (f.e. Kriaristi beach, Kavourotrypes beach – Sarti)....

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