Our favorite restaurants in Halkidiki
seafood restaurant "Bakalis"
Bakalis seafood Restaurant
At the award-winning seafood restaurant, Bakalis, the freshest ingredients are combined with high-level culinary techniques to create authentic Greek flavors. Fresh, selected fish and a rich variety of seafood is the secret to success for a balanced Mediterranean menu.
Taste Greek flavors and enjoy a unique experience, with a quiet and romantic atmosphere, in Pefkochori, Halkidiki.
à la carte Italian restaurant of the Chrousso Village Hotel
Peppe Pizza Pasta
Peppe Pizza Pasta is the à la carte Italian restaurant of the Chrousso Village Hotel, which is located among the green landscape of Paliouri village in Halkidiki.
Peppe offers you authentic Italian recipes with refined flavors that will surely take you all the way to Italy!
Salty or sweet Pinsa, pizza with crispy handmade dough or flavored pasta with tomato sauce or carbonara are just some of the options. Our main goal in Peppe Pizza Pasta is to create all of our dishes with fresh and pure ingredients.
In order to enhance your delicious experience choose a wine from our rich cellar, which provides international and Greek vineyards.
Meanwhile, the calm atmosphere of Peppe’s yard and the breeze under the olive trees is an ideal spot to enjoy an Italian meal, on your vacations.
Lovers of nature can visit the wetland of Lake Mavrobara, in which a unique species of turtle grows, the "Turtle of Mavrombara". This point is 3 km from the center in the direction of the mountain and can be reached on foot or by bicycle.
It is worth a visit to the hill of the Acropolis of the ancient city, the early Christian church with its marble columns and the ancient cemetery. Also, in the village one can see the folklore museum with exhibits of the life of the inhabitants of the settlement. In the area is the church of Agios Athanasios, built in 1912, the open-air olive mill and the Nativity Square with the Church of the Nativity.
Notable is the cultural heritage of the area with the ancient temples whose architecture dates back to the late 19th and early 20th centuries. In general, the area is famous for its history as monuments of the ancient city of Naples have been discovered, which Herodotus has mentioned.
Places to visit in Halkidiki
The Kassandra Peninsula is an area that can offer everything you need for a dream vacation. Crystal clear waters with sandy shores, forests ready for exploration, archeological sites that take visitors to the past.
Delicious and local products are transformed into aromas and flavors reminiscent of childhood. This is Kassandra, Halkidiki, a blessed place that has been attracting people from all over the world since ancient times.
At a distance of 60 km from Thessaloniki, one meets the enchanting N. Potidea and continues its journey to the historic N. Fokea. Next stop is the picturesque Afitos which leads to Kallithea. The beautiful Kryopigi, the traditional Hanioti, the pine-covered Polychrono and the cosmopolitan Pefkochori are next in line.
Each area has its own natural beauty and a simple walk will undoubtedly be a beautiful memory.
offer everything you need a dream vacation
a traditional settlement in Kassandra
Polychrono is a traditional settlement in Kassandra that attracts many visitors from all over the world. A destination known for its long coastline that stretches for seven kilometers with many beaches awarded with the Blue Flag.
These beautiful beaches of the area complete the special beauty of the landscape, which consists of pine forest, and make it ideal for an afternoon walk. Meet the picturesque, cobbled alleys of Polychronos and dine with your friends in one of the fish taverns with fresh and delicious fish or sit for a refreshing cocktail in one of the bars.
cosmopolitan village in Kassandra
Pefkochori village is located near Polichrono (almost 9 km southern) and combines perfectly both mountain and sea landscapes. It consists of a lot of beautiful beachfront properties, which are surrounded by a dense pine forest and many olive trees. Pefkochori beach spreads out in a long coast line and has been awarded with the so called “Blue flag” many times, as it has crystal clear blue waters and a sandy beach to relax and enjoy your sunbathing.
Pefkochori is characterized as a cosmopolitan village in Kassandra Peninsula and has many restaurants, bars and clubs. If you are interested to taste qualitative Mediterranean flavors, fresh fish and seafood by admiring the endless blue of the sea and the dazzling colors of the sunset, we suggest you to visit the family greek tavern “Bakalis”!
blue lake of challkidiki
Glarokavos beach (14 km souther of Polichrono) is one of the most outstanding beaches of Halkidiki Peninsula. This beach is also called as “blue lake”, while it looks like a natural pool with unbelievable and dazzling turquoise waters.
Along the coast, you will find soft sand and little pebbles.
Meanwhile, the view from above is breathtaking. The sea embraces a small lagoon, which colors are impressive and the scenery is absolutely magical.
Glarokavos beach consists of many beach bars, however one can also find quiet places, away from the crowd to dive. If you are lucky enough, you might swim next to many of the dolphins that cross the heavenly waters of Glarokavos!
most famous beach of the east side of Kassandra
Chrousso beach is the most famous beach of the east side of Kassandra peninsula. A huge coast with crystal, soft, white sand and turquoise waters that will surprise you.
There are many organized beach bars, but there are also quiet places to relax and lay on, away from the crowd.
Chrousso beach is for all ages and especially, for families with little kids, as the water is shallow and the sand is extremely soft! Moreover, people who love sea sports could choose to have fun with jet ski, sup or scuba diving.
Reinforce Health and Well-being
Thermal Spa of Agia Paraskevi
Agia Paraskevi is a village in the southern part of Kassandra, which is known for the Thermal Baths of Agia Paraskevi. The water of the baths is coming out of the depth of the earth and it has healing properties. Especially, the water of the baths which contains sulfur helps with muscle diseases, joints, bones and other dermatological and gynecological diseases. The facilities contain swimming pools, saunas, hammam and hydro-massage. Everyone can enjoy these relaxing facilities and rejuvenate!
Moreover, there is a coffee corner on the cliff of the spa. The view from this spot of the Aegean Sea is absolutelly magnificent!
Thermal Spa of Agia Paraskevi is a place which reinforces Health and Well-being and it is totally recommended!
crystal blue water
Poseidi Cape is the most famous and impressive beach of the Kassandra peninsula. There is a physical phenomenon that the sea enters the soft, white sand, so that the ground changes shape every year. Cape view from above is outstanding! To reach the edge of the cape, visitors have to walk some meters in a heavenly landscape.
The beach is very quiet, the crystal blue water looks dazzling and you can admire the highest mountain of Greece, Olympus.
In case you have a walk around Poseidi cape, you will have the opportunity to admire more beautiful sights, such as the ancient Temple of Poseidon of Mendi. Meanwhile, you can meet the well-known Lighthouse which was built in 1864.
paradises ready to be discovered
A combination of blue and green that intoxicates. In the peninsula of Halkidiki one is enchanted by the green areas, the clear blue waters, the golden shores illuminated by the sunrise but also by the historical archeological sites, the Christian monuments that are famous worldwide, and the sights that symbolize it.
Unique and historical monuments such as Ancient Olynthos, Mount Athos, a deeply symbolic monument of Christianity and a living museum of Byzantine culture as well as Stageira, the birthplace of Aristotle.
Ideal destination for lovers of green with earthly paradises ready for discovery, lovers of blue with camping and hidden coves ready for diving, for lovers of Arts with remarkable art festivals and finally for lovers of gastronomic treats such as delights with wines and honey.