Halkidiki is famous for its majestic beaches and lush. It combines blue and green, in a way that only a few places in the world can. Beyond the crystal clear waters and the golden beaches, Halkidiki has also another side, mountainous Halkidiki.
North Halkidiki consists of the Holomount mountain range, with picturesque villages, rich forests, rivers, natural springs and lush landscapes, that are suitable for travelers who are looking for tranquility and relaxation. In addition, there are many historical monuments worth visiting in North Halkidiki.
A place that you should definitely visit is Arnaia. In this small town, there are houses and buildings that consist excellent examples of traditional Macedonian architecture. That's why Arnaia has been characterized by the Ministry of Culture "Historical place" and "Traditional Settlement". Also in Arnaia it is worth walking to the paved alleys, as well as to visit the Mansion of Arnaia, which hostess the Historical and Folklore Museum.
In a distance of 15 km from Arnea, Stagira are located, the birthplace of philosopher Aristotle. In this place there is the park of Aristotle, which definitely worths to be seen. If you want to learn more about Aristotle's Park you can read the corresponding blog post.
Some other places in North Halkidiki that are worth mentioning are:
If you are interested in visiting North Halkidiki, you will not regret it. You can find more details about the areas, located in North Halkidiki, here.