Megali Panaghia is a large mountain village of exceptional beauty in Northern Halkidiki. It is located 80 km away from Thessaloniki and it has 3500 inhabitants. The location of Megali Panaghia is breathtaking as it is surrounded by dense hills. In the region there are many churches and chapels, with the most important the Assumption church which is located two kilometers away from the village, and it is also known as Panagiouda. The construction of the church dates back to 1007 AD and it is located at the highest point of the settlement.
If you love mountain adventures and nature we recommend you to visit the agrotourism unit Platanorema, which is located 10 km away from Megali Panaghia in the route to Ierissos. It is a beautiful farm, which includes an aquatic trail and a virgin plane trees forest. Guests can go horse riding, archery, play basketball and volleyball and do other activities in nature. Hotels also organize agricultural activities.