Nea Potidea Village in Halkidiki
Information About Nea Potidea
Nea Potidea Village Halkidiki: It is one of the villages that was also founded by refugees who moved here from East Thrace. It is situated 30 km south west of Poligiros, the capital of Halkidiki.
The village attracts a lot of tourists because of its amazing clean beaches and its fine archaeological sites. Among the many interesting things to see in Nea Phokea is the Byzantine fortress Tower, built in 1407 in honour of the Apostole Paul and the ancient funerary monument dedicated to Saint Paul, which was used as a church during Byzantine times.
Along the coast lie beautiful countryhouses and accommodation options for the visitors. Plenty of tourist facilities are found as well, like restaurants, cafes, bars and camping sites. It is worth mentioning that the town is built on the ancient city of Potidea which played an important role in the war against the Persians.