ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITES AND MONUMENTS

Given its central role in antiquity, it’s hardly surprising that Greece has some of the finest and most important archaeological sites in the world. Halkidiki with its rich history can satisfy the visitors’ spiritual interests. Here you will find the most important archaeological sites and monuments of Halkidiki.

Ancient Sani

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Ancient Sani, one of the three colonies of Andros in Chalkidiki, was founded in the 7th century BC.

Location: Σάνη, Χαλκιδική, Ελλάδα

Tower of Galatista

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Built on a hill that was formerly surrounded by dense, tall firs, the Tower of Galatista stands at

Location: Πύργος Γαλάτιστας, Γαλάτιστα, Ελλάδα

Church of St. Stefanos of Arnaia

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Something unique happens in Arnaia and is related to the holy Metropolitan church of St. Stephen. It

Location: Αρναία, Χαλκιδική, Ελλάδα

Mariana Tower

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The Late Byzantine tower of Mariana is 1.5 km north of the archaeological site and today's

Location: Όλυνθος, Χαλκιδική, Ελλάδα

The Macedonian Tomb of Potidea

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The Macedonian tomb of Potidea is about 4 km south of the homonymous settlement of Chalkidiki. It

Location: Νέα Ποτίδαια, Χαλκιδική, Ελλάδα

Tower of Stavronikita

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The Tower of Stavronikita is located on a small peninsula where the ancient Sani citadel is located.

Location: Άγιο Όρος, Ελλάδα

Prehistoric Settlement of Agios Mamas

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Toumba inhabited from the end of the Neolithic period to the Iron Age in successive layers. It is

Location: Άγιος Μαμάς, Χαλκιδική, Ελλάδα

Metohi of New Flogita

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The first clear reference to the old metropolitan of New Fliyotes of the monastery of Saint

Location: Νέα Φλογητά Χαλκιδικής, Χαλκιδική, Ελλάδα

Ancient Olynthos

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The site is inhabited since the Neolithic Age (5300-4500 BC), the word "Olynthos" is pre-Hellenic

Location: Όλυνθος, Χαλκιδική, Ελλάδα

Profitis Elias Arnaia

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The hill of Prophet Elias has beautiful views and has always been a strategic point of control of

Location: Αρναία, Χαλκιδική, Ελλάδα

Byzantine Tower of Nea Fokea

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Byzantine tower belonging to St. Paul's Monastery in Nea Fokea, Chalkidiki.  It is the only tower of

Location: Νέα Φώκαια, Χαλκιδική, Ελλάδα

Ancient Stagira

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The most important historic site of Chalkidiki, ancient Stagira, is located on the Liotopi, next to

Location: Στάγειρα Χαλκιδικής, Χαλκιδική, Ελλάδα

Poseidon's Temple

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On the flat surface of Cape Posidi, 4 km west of the city, the excavation brought to light the

Location: Ποσείδι, Χαλκιδική, Ελλάδα

Vasiliki of Saphronios

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The temple came to light with excavations that began in 1981,  a few meters west of today's chapel

Location: Αρχαιολογικός Χώρος Βασιλίκη Σοφρωνίου, Σιθωνία, Ελλάδα

The Tower of Zografou

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The tower of Zografou, in the homonymous settlement near Nea Moudania, was a monument to the

Location: Ζωγράφου, Χαλκιδική, Ελλάδα

The Petralona Cave

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The Petralona Cave is about one kilometer from the village of Petralona in the prefecture of

Location: Πετράλωνα, Χαλκιδική, Ελλάδα

Ancient Mendi

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Mende was an ancient city of Chalkidiki, built in the middle of the peninsula of Kassandra (in

Location: Μένδη, Χαλκιδική, Ελλάδα

Neposi's Castle

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Southwest of Paleochori settlement, at the top of a steep hill in the wider area with the place name

Location: Παλαιοχώρι, Χαλκιδική, Ελλάδα

Temples Ammon Zeus

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One of the important temples that have been found in Chalkidiki is Ammon Zeus, which was discovered

Location: Κασσάνδρα, Χαλκιδική, Ελλάδα

Αncient Toroni Likitho's Castle

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In ancient times, Toroni was one of the most important cities of Chalkidiki, which was destroyed in

Location: Τορώνη, Χαλκιδική, Ελλάδα

Xerxes Canal

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This is the largest technical work done in antiquity in Halkidiki. During the Persian wars, namely

Location: Νέα Ρόδα, Χαλκιδική, Ελλάδα

Ancient Akanthos

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Below Ierissos lies the ancient cemetery of Akanthos. On a plot of the Municipality, opposite the

Location: Άκανθος, Χαλκιδική, Ελλάδα

Dionysus' Temple

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The cave of "Dionysus and Nymphs" (also known as "cave of the sanctuary of Dionysus") is located

Location: Καλλιθέα, Χαλκιδική, Ελλάδα

Monastery of Zygos

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The monastery of Zygos is an old monastery of Mount Athos which was founded in the middle of the

Location: Ουρανούπολη, Χαλκιδική, Ελλάδα

Antiquities of Ouranoupoli

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In the region of Ouranoupolis, significant antiquities have been found. At a distance of 1 kilometer

Location: Ουρανούπολη, Χαλκιδική, Ελλάδα

Potidea Canal

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The existence of the Potidea Canal dates back to the 1st century AD. BC, while according to some

Location: Νέα Ποτίδαια, Χαλκιδική, Ελλάδα

Tower of Krouna

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One of the major sights in the area of ​​Ierissos is the tower of Krouna, which is located about 1

Location: Ιερισσός, Χαλκιδική, Ελλάδα

Tower of Prosfori

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Byzantine tower with later building phases, with its adjoining (arsas, two-storey building) in

Location: Ουρανούπολη, Χαλκιδική, Ελλάδα

Alsos Aristoteli

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In the beautiful mountainous village of Stagira, Aristotle, in a park overlooking the bay of

Location: Άλσος Αριστοτέλη, Στάγιρα, Ελλάδα

Sidirokousia

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In the area of ​​the present settlement of Stagira from the height of the parish church of the

Location: Στάγειρα Χαλκιδικής, Χαλκιδική, Ελλάδα