Information about Neos Marmaras, Halkidiki
Neos Marmaras is the largest seaside village in second peninsula of Halkidiki, Sithonia. It is the most cosmopolitan place in Sithonia and every year thousands of tourists visit and are enjoying the beautiful beaches, the beautiful scenery, the nature of the surrounding mountains, the nightlife and the romantic walks on the streets with a view to small island Kelifos, the first peninsula of Halkidiki and the mountain of Gods, Olympus.
Neos Marmaras is approximately 120 km away form Thessaloniki and it has 3.500 permanent residents who are mainly engaged in tourism, fishing and beekeeping. In Neos Marmaras you will find police station, post office, banks, private clinics, public regional clinic, pharmacy, port authorities, fire brigade abd other services. The commercial center of Neos Marmaras has many shops as Super Market, fish markets, fur shops, stationery gifts, etc. from where you can buy what you may need. During the summer months the floating port of Neos Marmaras is operates and serves the needs of many vessels and boats. Also from Neos Marmaras there are daily boats to Mount Athos. The area is visited by many nature lovers as the flora in Itamos or for the locals also called Dragoudelis, the mountain over Neos Marmaras, is rich and rare. You may encounter deer, roe deer, foxes, wild boars and other animals.
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In HalkidikiTravel.com you can read more about Porto Karras or book your stay at the famous Porto Karras Sithonia and Porto Karras Meliton or at the historic Villa Galini.
Apart from the beach of Porto Karras, near Neos Marmaras, there are a lot other beaches worth visiting, starting from the crowded beach of Ai Giannis with the famous beach bars. Just a few kilometers away you can find the unique Spathies beach, Akti Koviou beach, Akti Kalogrias beach, Lagomandra beach, Akti Elias beach, Paradeisos beach and Tristinika. In order to get to get to these beaches you will need a car or a motorbike. If you are on foot then the beach in the southern part of Neos Marmaras would be an excellent choice that will remain memorable with many beach bars and clean, calm waters.
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On the mountain over Neos Marmaras in a distance of 5 km is the traditional village Parthenonas at an altitude of 350 meters. It is a historical village with stone houses and cobbled streets with lovely views. In the village of Parthenonas you can visit the church of St. Stephen which was built in 1837. Also you can visit the folklore museum. We suggest you to spend an afternoon visiting the village in order to taste traditional culinary specialties and enjoy the sunset.