Halkidiki is a favorite destination for all types of travelers. From those who seek to know special places with a lot of history, to those who travel in search of sun and beach. It is one of the places in Greece that hides the greatest charm.
Today at Geranion Village we open the map and plan your trip. Will you come with us?
Apart from the beaches of Halkidiki, there are many villages that you can visit. With the reopening of our hotel, we are ready to welcome you another summer at Geranion Village. We apply our new protocol in the hotel against Covid-19, thus enhancing the high standards of hygiene and wellness that we already had in our facilities.
Our hotel is located in the heart of Halkidiki, so it will be the ideal place to move to the surrounding cities.
From our Hotel, you can meet any of these traditional settlements where you can wander their streets!
In the traditional settlement of Nikiti, on the second leg, you will walk between stone houses, squares and taverns. Leave your car just outside the settlement, arm your camera and start your ride. What makes the old settlement of Nikiti stand out, are the restored and non-restored buildings, a typical example of Macedonian architecture. Do not forget to try the awesome honey and visit the church of Ag. Nikita and enjoy the sunset on the beach.
It is one of the places in the city that travelers prefere to create memories in its alleys.
Arnaia is built amphitheatrically at an altitude of 600 meters, at the northern foot of the dense mountain range of Holomontas, in a lush landscape with lush forests and abundant running water, facing the NE. a valley with green meadows and opposite the forests of the mountain Drevenikos. It is one of the most picturesque villages of North Halkidiki and was particularly developed during the 19th century, when it acquired the form it has today
Arnaia is famous for its traditional buildings and in 1986 was designated as a historic site “because it is a community founded in the 16th century on the site of a part of the 14th century and is one of the most characteristic settlements of Halkidiki with a wealth of traditional architecture elements of both urban, neoclassical as well as popular ”
In the central square of the village there are taverns and several cafes both modern and traditional.
Do not miss to visit the church of Agios Stefanos which is located inside the sanctuary of Agia Mitropolis and the Folklore Museum which is located in an alley opposite the main square, which is housed in one of the oldest buildings of Arnaia, the “Giatradiko”.
In the heart of Kassandra, Kriopigi dominates built amphitheatrically on the slope, enjoying the shade of the pines and a wonderful view of the bay of Kassandra. The careful design of the village on the pine-covered slope makes it stand out, with an excellent climate and a crystal clear sea, which has been honored with blue flags.
Picturesque and beautiful, the streets of the settlement with the paved square and the stone houses, are offered for walks and leisurely walks, while the gastronomic experience has its honor as Kriopigi manages to combine quality with fantastic food.
Afitos started from the mid-1980s, to become one of the favorite tourist destinations for travelers. It is one of the most beautiful cities of Halkidiki due to the traditional settlement and the many options it offers in the entertainment for the tastes of every visitor. Your walks in the village will bring you in front of ancient ruins, such as the remains of the walls and the ancient quarry, which lead to the prehistoric hill where today you will find shops to enjoy your drink.
Do not hesitate to visit the Folklore Museum “Ktirio Aletra” and the church of Agios Dimitrios, which were built in the 19th century and are reference points of the picturesque settlement
Ouranoupoli is a seaside village in the prefecture of Halkidiki and the main gateway to Mount Athos. Although it is quite touristic, it has picturesque corners, such as the Byzantine tower of Prosfori, the pine forest that leads to Komitsa and the flowery streets. In some folk art shops there are the famous carpets with the Byzantine designs and the carpets made of goat hair as well as samples of Byzantine hagiography or jewelry made with natural raw materials. You can also get organic products such as oil, wine, honey, tsipouro, oregano, etc.
Today Ouranoupolis is considered one of the most important resorts in northern Halkidiki. Also from the port during the summer months there are daily itineraries to the opposite islands Drenia, while one can rent a boat and visit the opposite inhabited island Ammouliani. It is developed for tourism and is an attractive destination for holidays and leisure, especially for families.
If you want to discover more about the beautiful traditional settlements of Halkidiki, it’s time to book rooms, airline tickets and pack your bags. If you are going to travel to Nikiti, we are waiting for you at Geranion Village so you can discover all the surprises. and all the secrets of Halkidiki. In the meantime, we will take care of you and make your stay unbeatable, complying with all necessary COVID-19 prevention standards.