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Chalkidiki: Scuba Diving for Beginners in Kassandra

1. Chalkidiki: Scuba Diving for Beginners in Kassandra

During the 3-hour class, learn the basic rules about scuba equipment and practice essential diving skills in the shallows, before going on a unique, guided, and safe underwater adventure with your PADI instructor. Get the experience of personalized training as you dive in small groups of 3 students or fewer. Progress at your own pace while you meet new friends. The dive site is selected for its ideal conditions for beginners and abundant sea life. The area is well known for its crystal clear water assuring excellent visibility, the absence of currents and of dangerous species and the easy access to a multitude of dive sites. See all the typical marine life in the Mediterranean sea: octopuses, sea anemones, starfishes, moray eels, sea slugs (nudibranchs), and a lot of fish varieties swimming around you. The program is aimed at beginners, so no license or previous experience is needed. All diving equipment is provided. Participants must be at least 10 years old which makes it an experience suitable for the whole family. Furthermore, once you realize that you want to become PADI certified, you will have already done the first step. The PADI Discover Scuba Diving program can be credited towards your PADI Open Water Diver course, the world's most popular and widely recognized scuba course.

Kassandra: Private Sunset Cruise with Drinks & Swimming

2. Kassandra: Private Sunset Cruise with Drinks & Swimming

Discover the east cost of Kassandra with our Sunset Cruising, swim in 2 different Beaches. First will be the amazing beach of Afitos, there is a Sandbank place with Rocks that will let you an unforgettable remembrance swimming in this amazing waters. After let's go to Kallithea Kassandra second Place for swimming and relaxing near by the nature. Enjoy the sail back in the sunset with the fantastic purplish colors of the sunset. Then comes the Highlight "the Sunset Cruising" if you want our staff will show you to drive the Boat on the way back to the port of Nea Fokea.

From Nea Fokea: Chalkidiki 6-Hour Cruise by Sailing Boat

3. From Nea Fokea: Chalkidiki 6-Hour Cruise by Sailing Boat

Climb aboard an elegant sailing boat in the port of Nea Fokea and sail along the stunning coastline of Chalkidiki. Make your way to the village of Afytos, where you can cool down with a swim in the crystal clear waters and soak up the scenery. Continue to Kriopigi and go ashore to enjoy a refreshing drink at a small beach bar. Get served a fruit salad and enjoy another swim or top up your tan in the sun. Next, feast from a lunch of sandwiches and fresh fruit with water, wine, apple juice, coffee and iced tea at Kalithea Beach Cruise back along the coast and get dropped off at the port of Nea Fokea in the late afternoon at the end of your amazing experience.

Halkidiki: Sunset Sailing Cruise by Yacht

4. Halkidiki: Sunset Sailing Cruise by Yacht

Enjoy a romantic sunset with your friends, at the open sea, with a cocktail and music. Have a memorable evening, as you sail at sunset on a yacht. Get immersed in the magic spell of sunset and the blue water. Sink into the atmosphere, and gaze in awe at the sunset of Halkidiki.  You will be spellbound to see the wonderful colors and unreal atmosphere, created by the nightly phenomenon. Go for a romantic date or a have relaxing end to your hectic day on the cruise. 

From Kassandra: Explore Chalkidiki by Boat with Soft Drinks

5. From Kassandra: Explore Chalkidiki by Boat with Soft Drinks

Enjoy a relaxing customizable boat tour of the Chalkidiki area on this tour from Nea Fokea port in Kassandra. Spend your day hopping from beach to beach and sipping cool soft drinks aboard a comfortable private boat. Meet your local skipper and embark from the port of Nea Fokea. Watch the port village and the charming fishing boats recede as you sail away. Stop at a beach bar where you can purchase a beer or a coffee. Create your own itinerary to 5 stunning Chalkidiki beaches. Soak up some sun on a remote sandy beach. Take pictures with breathtaking back drops. Dive into the refreshing water and snorkel through waters teeming with silver fish. Return to Nea Fokea port.

Kassandra Chalkidiki: Jeep Safari

6. Kassandra Chalkidiki: Jeep Safari

Your adventure starts at 10:30 AM from the convenience of your accommodation in Afitos Kassandra. Whilst here, meet and greet your lovely guide/driver and hop aboard your Jeep, ready to set-off on your day.  Your first stop of the day will be the architectural marvel of the Byzantine Tower. After witnessing this historical curiosity, you'll do away with the conventional streets and head off-road, driving to Sani Resort. Whilst in this area, witness the beauty of the lakes nearby.  Admire nature as you drive through the forest between Sani and Kassandria. Your next stop will be at a small shop, dedicated to producing high quality olive oil, some of which you will get to taste. Continue on your journey until you reach Possidi, a really beautiful and long beach, perfect for swimming. Whist here, witness a small church, built in the 16th-century and still standing to this day. Before you head home, be sure to delight yourself in the provided Greek picnic full of delicious Mezze, making sure you don't head home with an empty stomach.

From Halkidiki: Meteora & Monasteries Day Trip with Transfer

7. From Halkidiki: Meteora & Monasteries Day Trip with Transfer

Leave Halkidiki behind to travel through beautiful landscapes and enjoy a full-day guided journey to the mystical rock formations of Meteora, with a special visit to the out-of-this-world Christian monasteries, acknowledged by UNESCO on their World Heritage List. Meteora is a geological miracle, which you must see for yourself in order to fully grasp how magical it is. Depart early in the morning from Halkidiki and drive by gorgeous green valleys dotted with dramatic grey cliffs to reach your destination. Once you arrive at the beautiful town of Kalambaka, you will visit the famous Meteora, geological formations unique in their kind, on which the Monasteries are perched. These incredible constructions were built in the 14th century and they are rich in precious relics of Byzantine art. Visit two of these fabulous monasteries, built high upon the steep rocks. Each monastery owns a vast richness of frescoes and icons. Afterward, take a well-deserved break in Kalambaka town, with the option to enjoy lunch at your own expense. Take your time to explore the region’s modern-day culture, before hitting the road to head back to your accommodation.

From Kassandra: Halkidiki Half-Day Private Cruise & Beaches

8. From Kassandra: Halkidiki Half-Day Private Cruise & Beaches

The most thrilling vacation experience is a half day sailing cruise. What a great approach to examine a site from a new angle. Half day sailing cruise in Halkidiki are a great opportunity to get away from it all and recharge. On a sailboat in Toroneos’ magnificent bays, let our experts do their tasks while you rest and enjoy a unique experience on board.

From Kassandra or Sithonia: Pella and Vergina Full-Day Tour

9. From Kassandra or Sithonia: Pella and Vergina Full-Day Tour

Head off on a full-day adventure and get a real feel for the magic of Ancient Macedonia. Check out the archaeological site and museum of Pella. Then explore Vergina, home to one of Greece's most spectacular museums. Hear about the fascinating history of the area. Depart early from Chalkidiki, after pickup from Kassandra or Sithonia, for the village of Pella, the birthplace of Alexander the Great, and visit the archaeological site and the museum. The excavations have brought to light the interesting findings of the ancient city, exhibited at the local museum. Prepare to be impressed by the outstanding mosaic floors that are used to decorate the city's grand mansions. Head then to Vergina, the first ancient capital of the Macedonian Kingdom, which nowadays houses one of the most beautiful museums in Greece. Visit the museum, which contains the royal tomb of King Phillip the 2nd, Alexander the Great’s father, along with golden and other artifacts of incredible beauty and value. Let the thousand years of history wash over you. Return to Chalkidiki late in the afternoon.

From Halkidiki: Thessaloniki City Tour with Transfer

10. From Halkidiki: Thessaloniki City Tour with Transfer

Explore the port city of Thessaloniki on a guided trip departing from the Halkidiki area. Take a panoramic drive through the Old Town to discover the remnants of its Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman history, then visit a couple of major landmarks to get a deeper understanding of the city's heritage. Depart early in the morning from your location in Kassandreia or Sithonia and begin the city tour with a panoramic drive around the White Tower. Keep driving toward the main landmarks of the city, including the Galerius Arch, the Rotunda monument, the Old Town, and the City Walls. Receive an insightful commentary from your expert guide as you look at each of these buildings, then move on to your first stop. Visit Agios Demetrius Byzantine Church, the most important one in Thessaloniki for religious, historical, and artistic reasons. See the ancient underground crypt. Before going back, stop at the Archaeological Museum, which holds different artifacts from the archaic, classical, Hellenistic, and Roman periods, mostly from the city of Thessaly.

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What people are saying about Kassandra Peninsula

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 47 reviews

Emilios was the loveliest instructor and my group and I had a brilliant time. Very attentive and felt very safe for first time divers. We saw lots of cool despite including an octopus! Collected from our hotel and dropped off while also showing us a bit more of Halkidiki. 10/10 recommend!!

Mira was amazing! She was very welcoming and she made us feel very comfortable in the entire trip. She was very friendly and was very understanding to ensure we were able to swim at the shallow parts of the island. Highly recommend!

It was such a fun day! We had food and drink provided and were able to swim with the fish multiple times! Definitely recommend

Amazing experience, and the captain ‍✈️ Mira was so polite and sweet 6 stars for her.

Great experience, nice host and beautiful sailing weather !