LOCATION

Beaches

With almost 100 beaches, most of them having perfect white sand and some of the clearest waters in the world, Sithonia is a destination you will want to keep on your bucket list. And also a beach lovers paradise that is just starting to be discovered.

Parthenonas

Parthenonas is a traditional village  under protection by state and EU law. ,It is located on the slopes of Mount Itamos, at a height of 350m and 5 km away from Neos Marmaras.  With most of its buildings being restored, highlighting the impressive traditional Macedonian architecture combined with the magnificent view of the Toroneos Gulf, the Parthenon is one of the most popular destinations for all seasons.

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Holy Mount Athos

The only Christian Orthodox Monks’ Republic in the world is located in the peninsula of Athos and attracts pilgrims all year round. Only men, after getting a special visa, are allowed to enter the territory of Holy Mount Athos, while women may enjoy the daily cruises along the sea shore and admire the monumental monasteries and the nature of the region.

Festival

Parthenώn Film Festival is an annual 3-day open-air film festival held in the traditional village of Parthenonas in Sithonia, Halkidiki, Greece.

The festival’s goal is to promote the art of cinema in the region, by giving the audience the opportunity to watch great films of world cinema in a unique location and to promote Parthenonas as a destination, through a positive living experience for visitors.

The film screenings take place in the central square of Parthenonas, in front of the old school. Admission is free for everyone.

Activities

Renting a boat to explore isolated beaches or islands is a popular activity – gain your freedom and you don’t even need a license. Bring your bike! You won’t regret the extra hastle, from cycling the Sithonia circuit to mountain-biking in the Sithonia mountains, a bicycle will allow you to go places no one else can. Diving is growing in popularity and is becoming more affordable, just give yourself enough time if you want to get your diving certificate. And Hiking. can be a wonderful experience. Central Halkidiki is very mountainous with nature reserves that attract nature lovers at all times of year. There are more than 10 hiking tours that will show lead you to some of Sithonia’s beauty but it is only a sample of the hiking that you can expect from Sithonia.