Quintessentially Greek in the aesthetics of its dramatic landscape Halkidiki is located to the southeast of Thessaloniki (Greece's second largest city) where you’ll discover the peninsula of Halkidiki to be a stunning region that boasts golden beaches, traditional villages, with small islands and sheltered bays.
The miles of coastline are spotted with traditional villages, small islands and sheltered bays, making it a great place to discover and experience traditional Greek culture.
Kasandra, Sithonia and Athos are the 3 peninsulas that feather out from the mainland of Halkidiki with Kassandra receiving a vast amount of tourism, with lively towns and beautiful beaches. Sithonia is a very green hilly peninsula that is a favourite of campers, whereas the Athos peninsula is a land of monasteries.
What you will discover with Halkidiki is that tourist facilities have been created that are in keeping with the natural surroundings. Most of the hotels and private homes in the area are built in the traditional Macedonian style, designed to enhance rather than detract from the environment.