Have alternative vacations in Greece by discovering the countryside of Halkidiki. Check out the top 5 beautiful folk Greek villages to visit this summer.
Halkidiki is the perfect destination for an enjoyable and relaxing summer of swimming, sunbathing, and relishing the carefree Greek cultural vibes. At Halkidiki, you can enjoy a less crowded vacation and explore the hidden gems of Greece.
Specifically, you can explore beautiful folk villages that adorn the countryside. After all, Halkidiki is one of the most beautiful areas of Greece, with many traditional villages and towns that need to be visited.
Here is a list of the top 5 picturesque folk villages and how far they are from our hotel you should visit.
Located in the Kassandra peninsula, Afitos is a folk village perched on the top of a hillside. The cobblestone streets, stone houses, and traditional taverns give a cozy and friendly vibe. While the infinite view of the shore paints a picturesque image of the village.
Arnaia is located in central Halkidiki, and it is part of the twelve historic villages called Mantemochoria. Overall, Arnaia is one of the prettiest villages in all of Halkidiki. The main square is surrounded by cobblestone streets that lead to a maze of traditional Macedonian houses. Also, it has stunning renovated traditional taverns and shops.
Almost at the foot of the Kassandra peninsula, Paliouri is a folk village built on a pine tree-covered hill offering fantastic beach views. Wandering the narrow alleyways, you can pick your dinner spot at a traditional tavern. Or visit the nearby Chrouso beach and enjoy a day at a buzzing beach bar.
Located at the beginning of the Sithonia peninsula, Nikiti is a preserved historic settlement of Macedonian stone houses, colorful taverns, and narrow alleys. The village’s fascinating 19th-century architecture with Toroneos Gulf as the view is the epitome of a picturesque village.
Situated in the mountains of Sithonia, Parthenonas is a stunning folk village hidden in pine forests with the sea as a view. It has the perfect combination of exploring nature and culture. The village is unique because, in the 1970s, it was abandoned. However, recently foreigners and Greeks decided to revive this beautiful, quiet and quaint village.