Has nice variable beaches and pine forest
It is a place with many nearby archeological attractions such as mount Athos, Stagira (the birthplace of Aristotle), Thessaloniki arheological museum.
Other attractions are nearby islands (Chelona, Ammouliani, Donkey islands)
There are also music and theater festivals and considerable night life
Recently, the conference of the Prime Ministers of European Union was held in Chalkidiki.
Halkidiki is distinguishable for its natural beauty that combines pine forest and fine beaches, along with the best holiday accommodation, ideal for family holidays, shopping and nightlife, cultural festivals, outdoor sports and activities, historical sightseeing and religious pilgrimage.
Halkidiki is located in the Greek county of Macedonia of Northern Greece and it is a three fingered peninsula (composed of Kassandra, Sithonia and Athos) which resembles an island but it has all the advantages of being connected to the Greek mainland and accessible by car or bus transport.
Halkidiki has some of the most spectacular landscapes in Greece. In between the peninsulas are lesser known islands that one can visit by boat.
Halkidiki is an ideal summer, spring and autumn family holiday destination. It is easily accessible through Thessalonica airport which has direct flights from Gatwick airport London, Moscow and other major European cities. It is also accessible by road through Serbia or Bulgaria. Whether you are looking of exploring the Greek culture or the beautiful pine forests, islands and sandy beaches, Halkidiki is the best holiday destination for you and your family and an ideal place for a holiday home. Halkidiki’s amazing microclimate makes it warmer and sunnier than the rest of Northern Greece. Halkidiki’s spring landscape makes it also ideal for Easter holidays. The water is suitable for swimming from spring until late autumn. Spring is a great season for holidays where one can smell the scent of the wild flowers that grow up to the beach and enjoy the warm but gentle sunlight that leaves a uniform and lasting tan.
The area is family friendly and the sandy beaches are ideal for both elderly and children. Most of Halkidiki is developed with many restaurants, supermarkets, medical centers, tennis and golf fields and any type of water sports that you can imagine.
The holiday maker can choose from the following activities: