Halkidiki offers activities for all tastes
The traveler has the chance to find and choose from several types of tourism activities in Halkidiki. The anthropology sites, and also the museums, the ancient settlements (Parthenonas, Afytos etc.) merit a chance to explore them closely. For nature’s lovers, there is the possibility to explore the walking and athletics routes that exist in varied areas of Halkidiki (37 solely in Holomontas, selected areas of Natura through virgin, natural landscapes). On the other hand, ocean sports’ friends will choose from scuba-dive, water sport, canoeing, cycling, banana, windsurfing and kitesurfing. These activities take place on the 550 kilometer coast of the area. Halkidiki won the primary place within the International blue flag program in 2019 with eighty-five blue flags for its stunning beaches and three flags for its marinas. Every day mini-cruises are organized within the islands of Halkidiki and round the bay of Athos, the sole living, vast repository of Byzantine Culture, with the imposing monuments. Also, Aristotle’s Park — in his birthplace town, the Petralona Cave and therefore, the Thermal Spa of Agia Paraskevi deserve to be visited. Within the context of agrotourism and wine touristry, the traveller will be able to get in touch with nature and follow the streets of wine. Last however not least, in Halkidiki there's the chance for a “mining tour” through specific geographic routes where the traveller gets to understand Halkidiki’s intense mining activity over the years.