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Kallithea (Halkidiki) Greece

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Kallithea Halkidiki Kassandra Northern GreeceIn this short guide, we answer some of the most frequently asked questions about Kallithea.

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Where Is Kallithea:

Kallithea, is located approximately 31 miles (50 kilometers) south of Polygiros (Polygyros), the capital of Halkidiki.

It is in a region known as ‘Kassandra’. 

The resort town, has now become a popular travel destination in Northern Greece.

It is also regarded, as one of the best resorts in the region of Kassandra.

 

What Is The Closest International Airport:

The closest major International Airport, that services Kallithea, is Thessaloniki Airport (SKG) or Thessaloniki Airport “Makedonia” as it is also known. 

Thessaloniki Airport, is approximately 50 miles (80 kilometers) from the resort of Kallithea itself. This makes makes transfers to and from the airport easy.

The journey time from the airport to Kalithea is approximately 50-60 minutes, depending on traffic.

The Airport Address For Sat Nav:

If you are driving to Thassaloniki Airport and would like to know the address for your Sat Nav, the postal address is:

Airport – Thessaloniki National Road, Thessaloniki 55103, Greece.

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Why Visit Kallithea:

Kallithea is certainly known for its long stretches of beaches along the coastline. 

However, although the beautiful soft white sand and blue crystal shallow waters are certainly a big attraction, they are not the only reason why so many people visit the region.

Kallithea itself, is a popular tourist town and resort, which is also regarded as one of the most cosmopolitan towns, within the Kassandra area.

Ideally located and within easy reach to many other popular resorts and destinations in Kassandra, Kallithea provides the perfect base for exploring the Kassandra peninsula.

 

What Does Kallithea Mean in Greek:

The word ‘Kallithea’, simply means “The Beautiful View” and the views from Kallithea, across to the Sithonia peninsula, really are beautiful and certainly live up to their name.

As well as the beautiful beaches, Kallithea also has the added attraction of having a range of open-air bars and nightclubs, where you can enjoy a drink and party til the early hours.

 

Kallithea Beach:

Kallithea Beach attracts a large number of visitors each year.

The beach is perfect for everyone of all ages. Whether you just want a relaxing day on the beach or whether you would prefer a little more adventure, the choice is yours.

It is one of the most popular beaches in the region of Kassandra, in Halkidiki Northern Greece and is within just a short walking distance from the centre of town itself.

Beach Amenities:

Kallithea Beach is very well organised and caters for its visitors. There are many amenities, both on the beach itself and located close by.

These amenities include:

  • Sunbeds, Loungers and Umbrellas.
  • Bars serving a range of food and drink.
  • Both Shower and Toilet facilities.

And a range of different Watersports.

 

Weather

The average, annual temperature in Kallithea is around 17.5 Celsius, 63.5, Fahrenheit. 

The warmest months, are between May and October, with the hottest months being June, July and August, where temperatures can reach up to 31 Celsius, (87.8) Fahrenheit.

January is the coolest month, when temperatures can drop to around 9 Celsius, 48 Fahrenheit.

Weather In Kallithea Halkidiki Greece

 

 

Temple of Ammon Zeus:

Temple of Ammon Zeus KallitheaAnother popular place to visit in Kallithea, is The Temple of Ammon Zeus.

The ruins were actually first discovered in 1968, when a hotel in the area was being built. 

However, the ruins are believed to date back to as late as the 4th Century BC and are now a popular attraction, in the town of Kallithea.

 

 

Where To Stay:

As you can imagine, as with most popular tourist destinations, there are several hotels to choose from in Kallithea. 

Hotels range from basic hotels, through to the more luxury 5 star hotels located close to the beach, such as the beachfront, Ammon Zeus, Hotel.

 

 

 

There are also a large amount of rental properties available, including self catering apartments and villas, catering for all needs, requirements and budgets.

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Shopping:

Another large attraction of Kallithea is its shops. 

The resort of Kallithea is regarded as one of the best places for shopping, in the whole of Halkidiki.

It attracts a large number of shoppers, throughout the Summer months. The shops range from souvenier shops to shops selling clothing and other items.

 

Nightlife:

The resort is famous for being one of the best resorts in the Halkidiki region for partying, and nightlife. 

Although there are many bars, along the beach and in the centre itself, most of the larger nightclubs are located a little further out of the town centre.

Some of the more popular clubs include:

  • Angels Club
  • Ahoy Club
  • Spitaki Cocktail Bar – Club
  • Circo Club
  • Pearl club

 

Summary:

  • Kallithea is located in Halkidiki, Northern Greece in a region known as Kassandra.
  • The closest major International Airport is Thessaloniki Airport. Which is located, approximately 50 miles (80 kilometers) from the resort of itself.
  • Known for its long stretches of white sandy beaches and clear blue waters.
  • It is also home to The Temple of Ammon Zeus, which is one of the main archaeological sites, in the region!
  • Also regarded as being one of the best places, for both shopping and nightlife in Halkidiki, and the region of Kassandra.
  • The warmest months are June, July and August, which can see temperatures reaching up to 31 Celsius (87.8) Fahrenheit.  However, the average, annual daily temperature, in Kallithea is approximately 17.5 Celsius 63.5 Fahrenheit.
  • And a large range of different types of accommodation, to suit all needs, requirements and budgets.

Worth Considering:

If you are contemplating a holiday to Halkidiki and are looking for a destination, that offers a mixture of great beaches, restaurants, shops and nightlife, with a little ancient history thrown in too, then Kallithea is certainly a resort, worth considering.

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In conclusion, Kallithea is a great resort for all ages, with plenty to of things to see and do.

 

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