Only 35 km from Thessaloniki is Kalikratia Municipality. Nea Kallikratia is one of the most famous resorts of Halkidiki. It is located on a semi-detached coastline and is the center of the municipality. The coast starts from Nea Iraklia and reaches Sozopoli. Nea Kallikratia is a picturesque, clean and tidy town with a large beach. If your look over the bay, you will see the mythical Mount Olympus with the well-defined silhouettes of Peaks Mikeas and Stephanie, the throne of Zeus.
This place is unique because it is not far from the big city, the climate is mild and even in November you can see oranges on the tree branches. Kalikratia's other priority is that it is located on the Halkidiki Peninsula, which always attracts with exotic beauty and good service.
The area here is known as “the Blue Flag” - title given for the purity of seawater. If you would like to dive into the party, visit Sahara Resort, Crystal Life or another beach bar disco. For lovers of active holiday here you will find the conveniences for your favorite hobby - golf, sailing, yachting, fishing, alpinism and more. In Nea Kallikratia everyone can find their fun. In the town there are shopping centers, cinema, nightlife, cafes, bars, restaurants, traditional taverns where you can try grilled octopus or other exotic dishes, but also beautiful parks where you can relax.
Not far from Nea Kallikratia is the Petralona cave, discovered in 1959. In 1960, they discovered a skull of a man who, after dating, was found to be more than 800,000 years. The cave itself is believed to be about 23-24 m. years.
Halkidiki's sleeves can also offer archeological, historical and religious monuments worth seeing, as well as natural beauties that delight the eye. Starting from Cassandra to the west and to Athos to the east, the views of the peninsula will really leave you without words.