A safe and shallow sea with sand. Hotels with playgrounds, pools and water slides. Seaside resorts with shops, cafes, tavernas and restaurants serving flavours loved by all ages. Impressive archaeological sites, the famous Cave of Petralona, the University Forest of Taxiarchis and Aristotle Park, will broaden your family’s knowledge. Halkidiki Greece is an open invitation for fun, relaxation and adventure!
Come and play on the beach
A shallow sea, with white sand and crystal clear water. Umbrellas, sunbeds, water sports, and beach service all day long. Together with your children, you’ll indulge in endless hours of fun in the sand. Halkidiki’s beaches will enchant you. Some of these in particular will let you play in a safe, heavenly landscape: Sani Beach, pine-tree studded Paliouri, Afitos, Kallithea, Neos Marmaras and Paradisos, exotic Kavourotripes with its shallow emerald waters, Karidi, fully-organised Nikiti, Ierissos Beach, Kalogria with its beach bars, Porto Koufo with its calm waters, Kalamitsi, and the bays of Porto Carras. Every moment of your family holidays in Halkidki will be filled with joy, relaxation and fun in the sea.
Summer holiday agenda
Sani Festival, the Festival of Kassandra, and the Festival of the Sea are some of the most well-known summer events in Halkidiki. The Swim Across the Gulf of Toroneos is organised on July 19 in Sithona. Together with your children you can get into the spirit of local culture by attending one of the local town fairs organised in the surrounding areas. The most popular of these are the celebrations held on August 15th (Assumption of Mary), the fair in Nea Fokea on June 28, the mussel festival on July 7 and 8, the sardine and olive festivals in Nea Moudania, during the second half of July, and the wine festival in Ierissos, on July 20.
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