Nature

 

 

Nature

 

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.

 

  • 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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  • Tigani & Pontiki islets

    Tigani & Pontiki islets

    From Tripiti or from the island “Ammouliani” you can reach these two small islands by boat and enjoy their picturesque beaches....

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  • Livari lagoon

    Livari lagoon

    Vourvourou is well known for its dense pine forest, the enchanting beaches with clear turquoise waters and the nine scattered picturesque islets....

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  • Natural Thermal Spa of Agia Paraskevi

    Natural Thermal Spa of Agia Paraskevi

    Thermal Spa overlooking the Aegean Sea in Kassandra! From the depths of the earth, healing water of Agia Paraskevi, Kassandra gushes out....

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  • Mavrobara Lake (Turtle lake)

    Mavrobara Lake (Turtle lake)

    Located in the forest between Kriopigi and Polychrono, Mavrobara lake is a place of rare beauty and of major ecological importance. Situated 300 m height and 3 km from the main road, the "Turtle Lake" is a monument of nature since 1998, by the Prefecture of Central Macedonia....

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  • Geological shapes | Petralona Cave

    Geological shapes | Petralona Cave

    Today, it is the most important of Greece’s 12,000 caves, thanks to its wealth of fossils (one of the richest collections in Europe) and to the discovery of a human scull that dates back approximately 700.000 years!...

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  • Punta

    Punta

    9km after Porto Carras Grand Resort, turning left towards the sea, is a very small peninsula which is called "Diaporti"....

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  • Spalathronisia

    Spalathronisia

    It is a cluster of three tiny inhabited islets just off shore! Although they are very close to the land, they are isolated enough for private visits. It lies on the southwest coast of Sithonia, just opposite the beaches of Koutsoupia and Areti and it's a trully hidden paradise. Guests can reach this paradise of lonely coves and golden beaches Continue Reading...

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  • Kelifos island

    Kelifos island

    Kelifos island is full of pines and wild olive trees and has many steep slopes and coasts. The steep cliffs around the island are forming interesting caves in some spots, calling you for exploration....

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