Possidi Beach in Halkidiki
Information About Possidi
Possidi beach Halkidiki: Possidi is a beautiful village which lies 70 km south of Poligiros, the main town of Halkidiki. Set around a spectacular surrounding overlooking the old castle of Mende, Possidi is regarded a charming place that attracts many tourists during the summer for is tranquil landscape and laidback life.
Tourists can visit the ruins of the ancient city of Mende, which was founded by the settlers of Eretria in the 8th century BC. The city, located on the hill slopes south of Kassandra, became famous for the sanctuary of Poseidon which counts among the oldest sanctuaries in Greece. It was used as a place of worship from the till the 2nd century B.C.
The beach promenade is dotted with cafes, restaurants, beach bars and taverns that provide day long refreshments. Tourists have the opportunity to choose among a great variety of accommodations, all set in a peaceful settlement. Possidi is not famous for the lively nightlife. However it has some lounge bars along the beach. At one side of the beach, there is a tall white lighthouse, the symbol of the village.