An amazing combination of blue and green.
The peninsula of Halkidiki will enchant you with its verdant forest lands that reach the seashore, with its turquoise waters, with its traditional cuisine and cultural tradition. With one of our cars explore the endless coasts, the unique archaeological sites, the world-famous and Christian monuments and many undiscovered treasures that make up its multifaceted identity.
For mountain lovers, Halkidiki has many little paradises to discover. On the pine-, oak-, fir- and chestnut-covered hiking trails or by mountain bike, you will feel the crystal clear air invigorate every cell of your body, while in the many hidden springs you will find gurgling, cool waters, to rest and quench your thirst. For your stay, look for the traditional guesthouses in Holomonta and in the rest of the mountainous areas of the peninsula.
Another must-go place is the Sani Festival which has been organised since 1993 and includes art, music and dance events, some of which take place on Sani Hill. It is a verdant promontory at the top of which dominates the Tower of Sani, a mediaeval observatory from the 14th-15th centuries. Visit the Sani Art Gallery, an elegant space in the commercial centre of Sani’s Marina, where mainly visual events are scheduled.
For those of you who love the sea, Halkidiki is the best destination as you will find many spots where you can feel the adrenaline reaching its paroxysm. You will have the opportunity to try windsurfing, kitesurfing, diving, water skiing and many other sea activities in Kassandra and in Sithonia.
If you are a boat explorer, there are plenty of hidden coves and dive in the Crab Holes and the islet of Ammouliani. Also, every July the Toroneo Diaplos takes place, one of the largest swimming tournaments of 26 km length, in which swimmers from all over the world participate.
In addition, don’t miss the Kassandra Festival which is organised every summer at the Amphitheater of Siviri with artistic events, visual interventions.
For lovers of culinary delights, Halkidiki is one of the many places in Greece to get to know the rich cuisine of the region and enjoy local products such as olives, white, rosé and internationally renowned red wines from Mavrotragano and Xinomavro, seafood delicacies such as mussels, as well as excellent quality honey.
The staff of Selecta rent a car will be happy to provide you with useful information about the attractions along with the sights in the area, the magical beaches, and the routes you need to follow.