The vast region of Halkidiki has both mountainous and seaside villages. The most tourist mountainous village is Afytos, while many coastal villages have turned into lovely tourist resorts. The most popular spot of Halkidiki is Kassandra, the first peninsula on the left, while Sithonia, the middle peninsula, has the most hidden beauties.
Some hotels and accommodation are located around these villages.
After you have seen the best Halkidiki villages, you can also find information about the best beaches.
Guide to 12 villages
Discover our guide to 12 Halkidiki villages. They are all presented with a detailed description, photos and their location on a map of Halkidiki. For the most popular ones, we also provide information about sightseeing in the area, a selection of hotels and reviews.
Location: 46 km south of Poligiros
Description: A traditional village in Kassandra peninsula, Afytos has stone houses, small squares, paved streets and a lovely view to the sea.
Location: 56 km south east of Poligiros
Description: Marmaras, or Neos Marmaras, is a developed beach resort on the western coasts of Sithonia Peninsula. Constructed along the slopes of a hill, it has a small port where fishing boats and yachts moor, creating a romantic atmosphere.
Location: 40 km south of Poligiros
Description: Among the most popular tourist resorts in Halkidiki, Nea Fokea has a lovely beach promenade and it is surrounded by beautiful coasts.
Location: 43 km south east of Poligiros
Description: This is a picturesque fishing villahe surrounded by much greenery. The region has beautiful and calm beaches.
Location: 80 km south east of Poligiros
Description: Porto Koufo is the southernmost spot in Sithonia. An area of great natural beauty and amazing beaches, Porto Koufo has a large port that gets very popular in summer.
Location: 35 km south east of Poligiros
Description: Nikiti is a lovely tourist resort, among the busiest in Sithonia Peninsula. The fish taverns and the gorgeous beaches in the area attract many visitors.
Location: 78 km south west of Poligiros
Description: A seaside tourist resort on the southern part of Kassandra, Nea Skioni has a picturesque fishing port and amazing sandy beaches.
Location: 70 km south east of Poligiros
Description: This is a small village with traditional style. It is constructed on the slopes of a green hill and reaches the beach.
Location: 54 km south west of Poligiros
Description: Cassandria is a mountainous town that has kept its traditional archicture. Stone houses and paved paths dot the town, which is surrounded by many lovely beach resorts.
Location: 30 km south west of Poligiros
Description: Constructed right after the bridge that connects Kassandra peninsula to the mainland, Nea Potidea is small village with beautiful beaches.
Location: 52 km south east of Poligiros
Description: Parthenonas is a small traditional village, perched on the green slopes of a mountainside. In close distance, there are many beautiful beaches.
Location: 87 km from Poligiros
Description: Ouranoupolis is a small town at the edge of the third peninsula of Halkidiki, mostly famous as the port town from where the ferry to Mount Athos departs.