Chalkidiki in Greece
In addition to the ancient castles Rentina and Neposi, here are also several natural reserves in the name of the UNESCO World Heritage too.
The best known products are olive oil, honey and cotton products.
In general, tourism plays an important role in the Chalkidiki region and in the nearby city of Thessaloniki:
More than 500 kilometers of coast, turquoise waters and white sandy beaches provide the best conditions for a relaxing and eventful holiday. The protected beaches are awarded the European Blue Flag and especially the north coast with its steep, sometimes rugged rocks is beautiful place to be.
The many beach resorts offer a large number of beachfront campsites, apartments and hotels. Here you can practice water skiing, jet skiing, paragliding or other outdoor activities to your heart's content. Relax on the beach, or visit the stalactite caves and small country villages in the nearby inland of the peninsula.
Traditional Greek cuisine is more likely to be found in the surrounding small towns and villages.
Incidentally, themost eastern of the three headlands, is reserved for only a few male visitors: In the monk republic Athos there is no acess for women until today.
Two main roads lead from Thessaloniki to the southwestern Chalkidiki. The only significant train connection starts from Thessaloniki too..
Located on the peninsula of Chalkidiki, Agios Mamas offers a contemplative and clean beach and is the ideal place for relaxed beach pleasure.
Asprovalta is a small town in the eastern region of Thessaloniki. Here, the green mountains and the azure waters of the beaches become a beautiful entity.
Fourka's beaches at the Aegean Sea are charming with wide, bright sandy beach and clean, pleasantly warm water in summer. Mediterranean and international.
Nea Potidea in Chalkidiki offers an interesting mixture of rest and relaxation, nature and entertainment, as well as various sports and bathing facilities.
Ouranoupoli is good for bathing and excursion and is located on the Greek peninsula Halkidiki and forms the border to the monastic republic of Athos.