8 Reasons to visit Halkidiki
Halkidiki is a great summer vacation destination in Greece. The area harmoniously combines its natural beauty, its history and traditions, a vibrant nightlife and lots of luxury resorts. Although not as popular as other destinations like Santorini, Mykonos, Crete etc., Halkidiki is definitely on the rise with more and more tourists visiting the peninsula every year.
If you are interested in spending your holidays in Greece then Halkidiki is definitely a destination you should check out. Here are 8 reasons why you should visit Halkidiki.
Locals boast that you can’t find beaches like those in Halkidiki anywhere else in Greece. Crystal clear green, blue and turquoise waters, clean sand, luxurious beach bars and secluded beaches, depending on what you prefer, is what you can expect to find in Halkidiki.
Read our article about Halkidiki beaches to learn more details.
Food & Drinks
You will find places to eat and drink across the whole peninsula. There are countless taverns that will offer you high quality traditional Greek food like souvlaki, moussaka, seafood etc as well as Greek drinks like ouzo, tsipouro and Greek wine. If you are looking for something more luxurious, there also many upscale restaurants that with a lot of high quality and gourmet choices.
Nightclubs and bars are mostly concentrated in Kassandra peninsula, the peninsula that attracts more tourists.
Most tourists visit Halkidiki through Thessaloniki Airport or after staying in Thessaloniki for a while. Prime Traveller facilitates your transfer from and to Thessaloniki airport, as well as Thessaloniki and Halkidiki, providing you high quality transfer services at low prices.
Greece is generally not considered as a highly expensive vacation destination. However in destination like Santorini and Mykonos prices tend to go up, especially during peak season. That, however, is not the case in Halkidiki where you can enjoy the Greek amenities more economically.
Tip: If you are want to save as much money as you can book your vacations during May, June or September when prices tend to be considerably lower and the weather is still really good.
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Relax as much as you can
Halkidiki is the perfect place for someone who wants his/her holidays to be as relaxing as they can. Comfortable sunbebs, warm sea, refreshing cocktails, secluded bays are only few of the things that will help you relax in Halkidiki.
The unique Mount Athos
Mount Athos is the oldest surviving monastic community in the world. It occupies the best part of the peninsula of Athos in Halkidiki. Because of its isolation, Mount Athos remained one of the most virgin parts of Greece. It is a land where the myth is connected to history, where the miracles blend in with reality.
Read more about Mount Athos.
There is wide range of activities to indulge yourself in when visiting Halkidiki.
Here’s a list of them:
And many more activities await you in Halkidiki!
Visit Halkidiki – Halkidiki Transfers
Despite its rise as a summer holiday destination, Halkidiki still remains an unspoiled paradise worth of spending your holidays in Greece.
Prime Traveller can undertake any transfer accross the whole Halkidiki vinicity. Get a quote for your transportation.