Halkidiki Afitos

General information

Afytos Village Halkidiki: The small seaside village of Afytos is located 46 km south of Poligiros, the capital of Halkidiki, on the northern side of the Kassandra peninsula. It is known as a traditional village with great vibes and beautiful paved alleys. You should definitely visit the ruins of the Ancient Afytos in the wider region as well as a folklore museum. Also there are many remarkable churches around the village and the amazing springs of Moudounou and Vrysitsa.

Afytos village was a flourishing city-state in the ancient times and had even minted its own coin, with the depiction of Ammonas Zeus on the one side, whose 4th century temple still lays in the area, and a taurus on the other. Furthermore, Afytos village contributed a lot to the Greek War of Independence, counting many war victims among its residents.

The special architectural feature of Afytos is that its houses are stone-built and have an inscription on it, which usually indicates the date of their construction and teh name of their owner. Among the buildings of the village, there stands the church of Agios Dimitrios, constructed in 1859 in the central square and having a wooden roof with a dome.

The tranquility of Afytos and the nearby beautiful beach make it popular in summer. That is why this small village of Kassandra peninsula is so well-developed in terms of tourism. Its facilities include a variety of hotels, apartments and rooms to let, as well as a good number of restaurants, taverns and cafes, most of which provide great views to the Toronaios Gulf. The beach of Afytos is long and sandy and its waters are crystal clear, surrounded by verdant hills.

Best Hotels & Accommodations


4 keys

Achtis hotel is conveniently built in the area of Afitos in Halkidiki. The luxurious complex provides a large pool with sun beds and a beautiful garden where guests can relax and wander around. A restaurant is available by the pool and BBGQ and theme nights are organized. All rooms are equipped with ...


Aegean Blue

4 stars

Aegean Blue Studios in Halkidiki are located in the area of Kassandra, on Afitos village. Guests staying at the complex are able to enjoy the large outdoor pool or have a coffee/drink at the pool bar. The rooms are comfortable and provide marvelous sea view from the private balcony. They also ...



3 stars

The lavish accommodation of Petrino Suites in Halkidiki is offered to satisfy even the most demanding traveler. The hotel is a stone-built complex with suites and family rooms in Afitos village, close to all amenities. Luxurious facilities are provided in all rooms, such as signature cosmetics, flat ...


Things to See & Do


Church of Saint DemetriusFolklore Museum of Afitos

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