One of Europe's most impressive caves with one of richest fossil collections. It is a must-see!
Petralona Cave is the most important of Greece’s 12,000 caves, thanks to its wealth of fossils (one of the richest collections in Europe) and to the discovery of a human scull that dates back approximately 700.000 years!
The bejewelled with stalagmites and stalactites Petralona Cave is formed about 300 m above sea level. The Cave was spotted in 1959 by the inhabitant of the Petralona village Philippos Chatzaridis from an ovoid (0,7 m long) diaklasis (fracture) of the limestone Kalavros Mountain (~ 700 m…
“The Aristotle's Park, a unique theme park of Halkidiki, is located near the historical village of Stagira, ca. 110km from Afytos. It is worth visiting for its interesting instruments and the great view of the gulf of Ierissos.”
“Bergia Beach is a beach entertainment areas with lots of beach bars, fast food and restaurants. You will find there the nearest grocery store ( Ήλιος). its located just 2 km from the property.”
“With the "Green buses" you can go to Thessaloniki or to all region of Halkidiki. Usually is very busy in July and August so prepare your trip. In the same place you can find the TAXI station of Kallikrateia. ”
“The Museum is housed in a traditional listed building dating to 1889 in the central square of the village, which was donated by the Aletras family. There is a display of folk exhibits created on the initiative of the painter Nikos Paralis and are courtesy of the village residents. The folklore collection includes domestic utensils, agricultural implements (for ploughing, sowing, reaping, harvesting), and pottery, which is a craft with a long tradition here. In the basement a collection of farming tools is hosted, while on the first floor a traditional house is being presented. During summer, the building is hosting also cultural events.”