Halkidiki is a beautiful destination offering various experiences, including romantic getaways, adventurous trips, parties, and relaxing beach holidays.
Furthermore, it is an area with mesmerizing landscapes.
For your convenience, we’ve gathered the best scenic spots in Halkidiki that will give you a glimpse of the area’s true beauty.
Sunset at Loutra
Loutra is a tiny picturesque coastal village popular for relaxing family vacations or a romantic getaway away from bustling crowds. The area is mostly known for its fisheries, beekeeping, and olive production, meaning it is a relatively rural village. But due to the wild, pristine nature, stunning azure waters, and countryside ambiance, Loutra offers scenic sunsets ideal for lovely photos.
Unlike other beaches, it is not organized, but it is one of the most attractive and popular near Pefkohori village. It has gentle white sand, some fine gravel, and shallow waters. Thus it is excellent for swimming. In addition, there is a fantastic lagoon at the end of the shore, which is used as a core for small boats.
Kallithea is a vibrant town in Kassandra and is among the most visited in Halkidiki. Its best feature is Kallithea Beach, a well-organized beach with crystal water and lush green background. The area is gifted with golden sand and azure waters, and along with the umbrellas and sunbeds, the beach is the perfect scenic area for capturing beautiful photos.
Afitos is a picturesque village overlooking the Torneos Gulf. It has a great location giving visitors spectacular views of the Aegean Sea and Sithonia peninsula. Furthermore, Afitos is a beautiful village full of history and magnificent traditional architecture that can leave anyone awed.
For more scenic views visit the impressive 19th-century church of Agios Dimitrios and a traditional Macedonian restaurant or bar along the cliffs and shore.
Lighthouse at Possidi
The lighthouse of Possidi, founded in 1864, is an impressive colonial-styled lighthouse with the beautiful Miti beach as its view. The beach is a long sandy strip that splits the sea into two. However, depending on the tide, the form of the beach changes. The beach has soft golden sand and scenery of brilliant blue waves, as well as the lighthouse and a phenomenal green landscape at the back.