was built in the early 17th century through the coalition of the surrounding
villages. The inhabitants are 2500 people. The patron Saint of the village
is St.George whose churches are situated inside and outside it. The village
is surrounded by pine tree woods which provide a healthy atmosphere. To
the East lies the bay of the Holy Mountain with the churches and monasteries
as a background. The beaches belonging to Agios Nikolaos stretch out on
an area of 30 km and they have beautiful sandy shores and clear waters.
2,5 km south-east of the town is the port and the settlement of Ormos Panagias
where there are many yachts and fishing boats. There are also hotels, tavernas
and a fish market with fresh fish from the sea. 8 km south lies the famous
beach of Vourvourou where the holiday settlement of the university teachers
from Thessaloniki lies. In addition to this, the Health Settlement of the
doctors is under construction. What makes the area more beautiful are the
11 small islands with nice and secluded beaches. A biological station operates
to protect the sea from sewage.
of St.Theodore. Celebrations with food, traditional music, dancing groups,
athletic games, at the Port of Ormos Panagias.
alcoholic drink), wine, olive-oil, fish.
to Thessaloniki 3 times a day(115 km). 5 Taxis.
cruise from Ormos Panagias to the Holy Mountain, Ouranoupoli, Ammouliani.
Excursions to the islands of the North Aegean and the surrounding area.
St.Konstantinos. A feast at the beach where food is offered(courbani)
29: St.John the Baptist. A feast at the settlement of Agios Ioannis where
food is offered(courbani).
8: Our church with the Holy Icon which perform miracles, celebrates.
olive-oil of Chalkidiki as well as the best fish.
a bus once a day(duration of the trip 2.30').
around the Holy Mountain and towards Ammouliani, Ouranoupolis, Ormos Panagias
almost daily during summer
was founded after the disaster in Asia Minor by refugees from Afthoni.
It is built amphitheatrically with an excellent street plan, above the
sea level and at the inmost part of the gulf of the Holy Mountain. It is
surrounded by olive trees and low vegetation. From every part of the village
you can see the majesty of the Holy Mountain and the peninsula of Sithonia.
It has about 600 inhabitants. The patron Saint of the community is "Virgin
Mary of Kastrella", whose icon was brought from the homeland by the refugees.
It is 100 kilometres from Thessaloniki, through Arnea. A nearby settlement,
Agios Ioannis Prodromos, with approximately 30 inhabitants is under the
jurisdiction of our community. Visitors can enjoy the sea at the magnificent
beaches of Gialakia and Kampos about 1 kilometre to the left and to the
right of the village.