If you are looking for a place with a traditional charm & great beaches without missing out on luxury, Paliouri is the ultimate destination for your vacation.
The Green Landscape of Paliouri is like No Other
While it maintains its traditional character, the mountainous village of Paliouri in Halkidiki doesn’t turn its back to the modern amenities. Quite the contrary. In this part of Kassandra, you will find some of the most luxurious resorts – just take a look at Porto Valitsa, and some of the most popular beach bars.
And there’s so much more when it comes to this hidden beauty in Halkidiki.
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Paliouri is a mountainous village with great beaches
Paliouri is a mountain village in Kassandra of Halkidiki Greece, but also boasts of two impressive beaches. If you like water sports, socializing, and parties, Chrousso beach will reward you.
For a more relaxing day at the beach, you get the choice of Kanistro beach. Both are extraordinary in terms of sand and seawater. If you like diving and exploring the fascinating sea world, you will love the waters in front of the Porto Valitsa Resort.
One of the things that makes the beaches in Paliouri interesting is that they are not seen from the main road, but are still easily accessible.
The traditional village of Paliouri is swamped in green and distinguished for its folklore architecture. The houses are a marvel to look, while the pine forest with its hiking trails a great alternative for those seeking adventurous vacations. Those who prefer to stroll in narrow streets with stone houses around will enjoy their evenings.
Paliouri pleases all visitors
Paliouri was believed to be the ancient city of Theramvos, which was captured by Xerxes in the late 400s BC, according to Herodotus. The nearby ancient harbor of Agios Nikolaos and some archaeological items in the surrounding area are the only evidence of that, though.
The village’s current name is said to be derived from a thorny plant, called palioura, once used as a fence for protection.
All in all, Paliouri brings together the old and the new, combines the modern with the traditional, and so provides holiday choices to please all.