Culture

 

Tradition & Culture

 

3.000 year-old culture...

Halkidiki features in many Greek myths and was populated since 4.000 BC. The remains of the 5th century BC cities, the Museums with the collections of artifacts, the Byzantine monuments and the traditional villages, compose the long history of Halkidiki.

Learn more about the significant archaeological and UNESCO heritage sites, the important museums, the world famous Petralona Cave, the Byzantine towers and the beautiful traditional villages of Halkidiki.

 

 

 

  • Petralona Cave | Geological shapes

    Petralona Cave | Geological shapes

    Petralona Cave is one of Europe’s most impressive and important caves, thanks to its wealth of fossils and to the discovery of a human skull that dates back 700.000 years. ...

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  • Ancient Stagira

    Ancient Stagira

    Travel to the land of the great philosopher, Aristotle and walk in the city where he was born 2,400 years ago. Welcome to Ancient Stagira!...

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  • Archaeological Museum  of Polygyros

    Archaeological Museum of Polygyros

    The Archaeological Museum of Polygyros is the most important archaeological Museum in Halkidiki located in "Heroon" square in the city centre....

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  • Ancient town Akanthos

    Ancient town Akanthos

    Akanthos was the colony of the city of Andros, which was built around 650 BC, one of the biggest and wealthiest colonies in Halkidiki...

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  • Ancient Olynthos

    Ancient Olynthos

    Walk through the ancient roads of Olynthos and admire the perfection of the architecture....

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  • Aristotle’s park

    Aristotle’s park

    The Aristotle's Park, a unique theme park of Halkidiki, is located in a most beautiful area with a marvelous view towards the Gulf of Ierissos and the whole peninsula of Athos....

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  • Ancient town Toroni

    Ancient town Toroni

    Ancient Toroni was one of the biggest and wealthiest towns of Halkidiki....

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  • The Sanctuary of Zeus Ammon and Dionysus

    The Sanctuary of Zeus Ammon and Dionysus

    One of the most significant temples located in Halkidiki is that of Zeus Ammon, which was discovered in 1969....

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  • Museum of Fishing Vessels and Equipment

    Museum of Fishing Vessels and Equipment

    The Museum of Fishing Vessels and Equipment in Nea Moudania narrates the nautical story of the area and has an educational and research role, also doing much to promote the local identity and keep alive its links with its history....

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