Chalkidiki – Diaporos

General information

AREA: 2.918 s.khm. – COASTLINE: 550 s.khm. – POPULATION: 105.908

Halkidiki is a region of Macedonia in northern Greece and is geographically the end of Central Macedonia in the Aegean Sea, which penetrates deep into it, forming three elongated peninsulas, giving the region its characteristic shape (“Halkidiki’s feet”). To the north-east there is the Marmari peninsula, between Akanthio and Strymonikos bay.

Halkidiki is a great peninsula, being surrounded by the Aegean Sea and only Northwest Byron. is united with the trunk of Macedonia through the region of Thessaloniki. In the southern part of Halkidiki, three distinctive elongated peninsulas are formed from west to east: the peninsula of Kassandra, the peninsula of Sithonia and the peninsula of Athos.

Diaporos is an island, located opposite Vourvourou, just 10 km from Agios Nikolaos, in the municipality of Sithonia. It has an area of ​​3.2 square kilometers. and a huge natural bay over 700 meters long, which serves as a docking site for ships when the sea becomes turbulent. The bay ends up in shallow waters, which are always warm and suitable for winter swimmers. Most of the island is covered with pine forest.

 

Enjoy the route Halkidiki – Diaporos

Route: Ormos Panagias – Diaporos – Ammouliani – Drenia – Ormos Panagias

 

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