Information about Taxiarchis, Halkidiki
Taxiarchis is a traditional mountain village which is located in the heart of Mount Holomontas at an altitude of 670 meters. The distance from Thessaloniki Macedonia Airport is approximately 58 km and 15 km from Polygyros. In the village you will get through an idyllic route over the mountain. Taxiarchis is surrounded by dense forest of fir and pine. In Taxiarchis you will find traditional taverns, traditional stone houses, guesthouses many churches and a beautiful square, in which every year at the beginning of September, the feast of mushrooms takes place.
Taxiarchis is visited by many tourists all seasons of the year in order to make rural tourism and to go hiking in the mountains. We suggest you to stay in the guesthouse “Farma” or in "Guesthouse Jimmys". In the area you can go mountain bike, or horse riding as you will find farms with horses which you can rent.
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In addition in Taxiarchis, there are many preserved buildings, which are examples of local architecture. Examples of this architecture are the house of the Macedonian chieftain, Captain John Parliaris and Chani. Also you must see the Sipotoura faucet and Arkoudolakka, a stream with very dense vegetation.
Finally in Taxiarchis are grown many trees, which are sailing in the Christmas period throughout Greece.