Kassandra: The Western Gem of Halkidiki
It is located in Chalkidiki at the west point of the three peninsulas, with endless stretches of beach and pine forests, dotted with pretty little villages. Kassandra is a prime location for a serene yacht charter experience, allowing visitors to set sail along its picturesque coastlines.
Petralona: A Journey into Prehistoric Greece
At Petralona village, the cave with the same name (800 m. outside the village) is well worth a visit. It is situated at the foot of Mount Katsika. This is a cave of important palaeontological interest, where discoveries dating back to approximately 200,000 years BC have been made. These significant finds are now housed in the Palaeontology Department of the University of Thessaloniki. There is also a palaeontological museum next to the cave.
Nea Poteidea: The Gateway to Kassandra
After a scenic pass along beautiful sandy beaches, one comes to Nea Poteidea, built upon the ruins of the ancient Corinthian colony of the same name. This historic and charming location is an ideal starting point for those looking to rent a boat in Kassandra and explore the surrounding waters.
Villages Steeped in History and Beauty
Further there are more beautiful beaches and fishing villages such as Nea Fokea with its Byzantine tower lapped by the waves, the tiny traditional village of Afyto, Kallithea where are the ruins of Zeus Amnion sanctuary, Kriopigi, Polychrono, Chaniotis, Pefkochori, with thick vegetation and beautiful sandy beaches.
Paliouri: Panoramic Anchorage Point
The coast of Paliouri offers a fascinating scenery where travelers on a Kassandra yacht charter can anchor and enjoy the fantastic panoramic view of the area.
West Coast Wandering
The journey continues on the west coast, passing through the villages of Agia Paraskevi, Agios Nikolaos and Kalandra. These tranquil villages, set against a backdrop of lush greenery and pristine coastline, are perfect stops on a yacht charter Kassandra adventure.
The Charm of Nea Skioni, Possidi, and Siviri
The fishing villages, Nea Skioni, Possidi and Siviri, offer lacy beaches and the freshest of seafood served with good wine and hospitable atmosphere at the small seaside tavernas. These spots are picturesque destinations for those who rent a boat in Kassandra.
Sani Beach: A Natural Sanctuary
The next is the famous beach of Sani surrounded by a dense pine forest. This stunning location, renowned for its natural beauty and tranquil atmosphere, makes it a must-visit stop on any yacht charter Kassandra itinerary.