Tourist information about Halkidiki
Discover Halkidiki with point of campaigns the Gerakini, in the centre of prefecture. Halkidiki, a fertile place, rich in flora and animal life, colours and scents, fertility and harmony. Silvery olive groves, golden fields of grain and endless vineyards produce rich harvests. Boundless blue, endless sandy beaches and beautiful shores in over 550 km, awarded with 46 blue flags. Deep green, fragrant pine trees embracing the waves, a smell of resin and salt sea air. A unique combination in the Aegean!
An unspoiled natural paradise that harmonizes tradition with modern life. Aristocratic mansions, fine hand-made textiles, exceptional local cuisine and wine, ancient legends and popular songs, festivities and feasts enriched by 2.500 years of history. Olynthos, Akanthos, Afytos.
Potidea: powerful ancient cities whose walls were built by the colonists from Eretria. Stagira: the birthplace of Aristotle where he lived and taught.
Petralona: a cave of stunning natural beauty, sheltering the renowned "Archanthropos (ancient man) of Petralona" who lived 250.000 years ago.
The cape of Poseidi: the most ancient sanctuary of Poseidon, with the dog face fairies.
Kassandra: the peninsula named after the Macedonian King Kassandros, brother-in-law of Alexander the Great.
Sithonia: the peninsula named after the son of Poseidon, the ancient Greek god of the sea.
Ouranoupolis, Nea Focea, Sani, Toroni, Galatista: towers of rock and stone, magnificent jewels of the Byzantine era.
Nikiti: ancient Christian churches with their characteristic architecture.
Ierissos and Nea Potidea: where martyrs suffered under the Turkish domination.
Athos: monasteries which are real fortresses built on the tempest-lashed rocks of Mount Athos, ramparts standing firm against the impious intruder. Shady and tranquil gardens, refuges for contemplation and meditation, silence that sharpens hearing, harmony. Unique holy images and church treasures.
A wide choice of hotels, offering luxury and comfort, a casino, golf and blue flag awarded marinas, spas and shopping centres, fully equipped conference halls, good food and wine, beach bars and clubs.
International festivals, cultural events, popular celebrations, local feasts and in addition to that countless opportunities for exercise and entertainment.
Modern facilities for tourist accompanied by top quality services that the people of Halkidiki know how to provide without sacrificing the region's special character.
Hotel Sonia Directions
Find easily the hotel Sonia village: From Macedonia airport head to Halkidiki and to N.Moudania wich is aprox. 45km. From there take the direction Sithonia and go to Gerakini wich is 15km away from N.Moudania. Our Hotel lies 1km from Gerakini Village.
- Beach: 20 m
- Gerakini: 800 m
- Polygyros: 12 km
- N. Moudania: 15 km
- Thessaloniki: 65 km