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: 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: 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: 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.