Information about Halkidiki
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God created this piece of land as heaven with emerald green sea and land as a gift to his children. Now you can be part of this heaven – a craved destination and expectation for an emotional experience. Tourists from different nationalities and cultures come to visit and feel the atmosphere of positive thoughts and dreams. A friendly sea welcomes and fascinates those who come to free their soul. The sea water is peaceful, caressing and healing. The sand, golden and warm, engulfs and takes you to this paradise of Nature. The wind is a soft breeze and whispers romantic words of dreams and emotions.
Please see our photo gallery of Halkidiki “Environment, people and emotions”
Ecology Branded “Blue Flag 2015” for beaches in Greece
Browse through beaches on the site of Foundation of Global Ecological Education awarded Blue Flag for beaches, marina and environmentally clean places all over the world. In Greece 395 beaches have been awarded the Blue Flag and 30 of them are in Halkidiki.
Greece holds 4th place in the world according to that criteria.
Find the Blue Flags for 2015 for the beaches in Halkidiki:
The mountain Aton, the monasteries and Athonian monastic community
Mt Aton is the eastern of the three “legs” of Chalkidiki peninsula and the territory is under the protection of UNESCO. There are steep reefs and deep valleys and above them is the breathtaking Athos, a rock 2033 meters high. Beautiful, majestic and mythical Athos rises like a guard to all saintly phenomenons in the mountain. On the very top there is a stone chapel for night prayers and encounters with the rising sun.
For centuries Mt Aton is home of orthodox Christian monks who built an impressive establishment of 20 monasteries, where they live, work and pray. In 1045 during the rule of Constantine IX Monomachos the monks set an official rule of prohibition for women to be present, even female gender animals are prohibited to enter the territory of the Monasteries. That prohibition is still enforced till this day. Today, the Monasteries in Mount Athos are part of Greece, but are under the traditional autonomy of the Holy Mountain and visas are required for visits. A tourist visa for 4 days is to be paid. They are issued in Thessaloniki or the harbor of Uranupolis. The trip is via the sea and easiest access from the harbor of Uranupolis. Public transport is available throughout the year.
See our photo gallery of the Holy Mountain and Monasteries
Additional information on Monasteries
III.Halkidiki Greece Real Estate
We supply full service for buying and selling Real Estate in Greece.
Our offers are for plots of land on the beach, family houses, villas, hotels and other developments, as well as Building developments “Turnkey”, gardening, furnishing and maintenance of the property.
Browse through our offers for real estate on the map of Greece
IV.Villages in Chalkidiki
Dear Friends of Greece,
The shore line of Halkidiki is 500 km a movie trip of harmony between the whispering sea and the pulse of nature. Colorful pictures of green land, maroon sea, white varnished houses with red ceramic roofs.
Links to info sites of Chalkidiki Municipalities
V.Administration info for Chalkidiki
Location: Greece, Central Macedonia, Halkidiki
Regions: Halkidiki has five regions:
Aristoteli, Kassandra, Nea Propontida, Polygirou, Sithonia
Municipality of Aristoteli +30 23773 50000 www.dimosaristoteli.gr
Municipality of Kassandra +30 23743 50100 www.kassandra.gr
Municipality of Nea Propontida +30 23733 50200 www.nea-propontida.gr
Municipality of Polygirou +30 23713 50701 www.poligiros.gr
Municipality of Sithonia +30 23753 50100 www.dimossithonias.gr
Regional City Hall: Polygiros
Territory: 3000 km2
Population: 110000 inhabitants (approximate 2011)
Length of the shore: 500 km
Religion: Orthodox Christian
Bank: You will find a bank branch anywhere from 20 to 25 km distance
Electricity supply: 200V - 50 Hz
Water: Drinking water from tap, recommended bottle water
Police: Telephone 100
Fire Alarm: Telephone 199