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About Halkidiki

Halkidiki is located south east of the city of Thessaloniki (Greece's second largest city) set over three peninsulas (Kassandra, Sithonia, Athos). With its golden sandy beaches, turquoise seas, pine-clad hills and traditional villages it is known as the paradise of Greece.

map of halkidiki

Halkidiki was inhabited approximately 700,000 years ago, as revealed by a skull which was found in the Caves of Petralona. The name Halkidiki comes from Chalkis whose inhabitants colonized Halkidiki in the 7th and 8th Century BC, it has also been part of the Roman Empire, Byzantine and Venetian rulers and under Turkish occupation. Halkidiki became part of Greece in 1912.

photos of halkidiki coast

In Halkidiki not only do you get the lifestyle, the climate and the beautiful views of the Aegean, you also get the added of advantage of being an hours drive away from Thessaloniki.

The capital of Halkidiki is Poligiros, located in the centre of Halkidiki (69 km from Thessaloniki). Halkidki is also the birth place of Alexander the Great

Halkidiki also has a large agricultural industry where melons, kiwi fruit, olives, dates, pomegranates, figs, cotton, rice and tobacco are grown as well as the many local vineyards.

photo of Thessalonika

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