Halkidiki Information - Car Rental
Halkidiki (Chalkidiki) is located in central Macedonia and it is the largest tourist resort in northern Greece and beyond. It combines mountain and sea, and each year attracts thousands of tourists both from Thessaloniki and from the rest of Greece and abroad. Located in a short distance from the city of Thessaloniki
and less than an hour from the international airport of Thessaloniki
, where you can rent a car from the low-priced company Thessaloniki Car Rental Thessaloniki Car Rental, that will make it easier for you to move to the nearby Halkidiki.
Halkidiki consists of three peninsulas (known as “feet”) which are named in order: Kassandra, Sithonia and Agio Oros (Athos). All three peninsulas of Halkidiki, are well known for their great natural beauty and beautiful beaches which are worth a visit with a rental car that you can pick up either from the airport of Thessaloniki or from premises of the company Thessaloniki Car Rental. Here is some general information about each individual peninsula.
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It is the most touristic peninsula of Halkidiki, located in the western part. It is also located, close to the city of Thessaloniki and to the Thessaloniki airport in comparison to the other two peninsulas. Kassandra of Halkidiki is distinguished for its many hotels, sandy beaches and vibrant nightlife. It consists of several seafront and not only villages that are flooded every year by thousands of tourists who arrive with their rental cars. Some of these villages are: Potidaea, Fourka, New Fokea, Athitos, Kallithea, Kryopigi, Polychrono, Hanioti, Pefkohori, Paliouri, Fourka, Siveri, Agia Paraskevi, New Scione and Possidi.
The green flourishing Sithonia lies in the middle of the three peninsulas of Halkidiki, and is located about 100 km from Thessaloniki airport from where one can rent a car from the company Thessaloniki Car Rental rental at very low prices. Characteristics of Sithonia are its sandy beaches with crystal clear waters and the many picturesque coves and lush pine forests. A tour in this area of Halkidiki with a rental car will amaze even the most demanding tourist. Some of the most famous and beautiful villages in Sithonia are: Nikiti, Vourvourou, Pyrgadikia, Metagitsi, Sarti, Sykia, St. Nicholas, Gerakini and Neos Marmaras.
• Agio Oros (Athos) Halkidiki
Athos is the third in the row peninsula of Halkidiki which is the most distant of the other two peninsulas from the city of Thessaloniki. It is not considered as touristic and cosmopolitan as the other two peninsulas of Halkidiki. However, it is equally beautiful place which definitely deserves a visit or a tour by renting a car from the airport of Thessaloniki in our company Thessaloniki Car Rental. Landmark of the peninsula of Mount Athos is of course the Holy Mountain. It is a Mountain full of many monasteries, lush pine trees and magnificent small beaches. Many men visit every year the monasteries of Mount Athos in order to find peace and tranquility. Other areas - villages of the peninsula of Halkidiki that are famous mainly for their beautiful beaches with crystal clear waters are: Ierissos, Ouranoupoli, the Olympics and the small but beautiful island Ammouliani located in the Gulf of Mount Athos, in the opposite side of Tripiti.
As mentioned above, Halkidiki is a very short distant destination from the city of Thessaloniki
. The best suggestion to visit Halkidiki is to rent a car from the airport of Thessaloniki
and in particular the company Thessaloniki Car Rental. For more information click on: International Airport Thessaloniki information and details