Our most recommended things to do in Sithonia

From Thessaloniki: Transportation to Blue Lagoon Day Cruise

1. From Thessaloniki: Transportation to Blue Lagoon Day Cruise

Get ready for a dav of sailing on the Aegean Sea with transportation from Thessaloniki to a thrilling cruise (additional expense). Enjoy pickup and drop-off from your accommodation as you get to your boat in comfort and style. Be dropped off at the harbor, then board your vessel “Saint Georgios” or ”Prophet Elias” from Ormos Panagias. Head to Ammouliani Island and the Blue Lagoon as you sail across the evocative landscapes of Siggitikos Bay. Enjoy your journey to your first stop at the village on Ammouliani as you take in scenic views along the way. Marvel at the peninsula of Sithoniaset set against picturesque Mount Athos. Once docked, explore the local market, the island's Folklore Museum, or take a stroll around the evocative dockyard. Head back to the boat for the pleasant journey to the next stop at the Banana Beach. Kick back on a sunbed next to a beach bar and soak up the rays, or take cover under a parasol as you savor the beach life. Dive into the ocean at your next stop as you snorkel in the crystal clear waters next to the island of Diaporos. Then, board the ship to return to Ormos Panagias. Once there, meet your waiting driver for the journey back to Thessaloniki and drop-off at your accommodation.

From Thessaloniki & Nikiti: Sithonia Beaches & Villages Tour

2. From Thessaloniki & Nikiti: Sithonia Beaches & Villages Tour

Welcome to Sithonia, a stunning peninsula in northern Greece! Embark on an unforgettable day trip that will take you to some of the most picturesque and enchanting spots in the region. Each stop promises unique experiences, from idyllic beaches to charming villages and breathtaking coastal scenery. Fava Beach:(1 hour stop) Our journey begins at Fava Beach, a hidden gem known for its tranquil atmosphere and pristine coastline. As you step onto the soft, golden sands, the crystal-clear waters of the Aegean Sea beckon you to take a refreshing dip. Relax under the shade of swaying palm trees or bask in the warm Mediterranean sun. Fava Beach is the perfect place to unwind, swim, snorkel, and immerse yourself in the beauty of Sithonia's natural surroundings. Kavourotrypes:(2 hours stop) Next, we'll venture to Kavourotrypes, a series of enchanting coves that seem like something out of a postcard. These small, secluded beaches boast a unique blend of fine sand and smooth rock formations, creating a stunning mosaic of colors. Take a leisurely stroll along the coastline, exploring the nooks and crannies of each cove. The turquoise waters and striking cliffs offer unparalleled photo opportunities, making it a haven for nature lovers and photographers alike. Sarti: (1 hour stop) A coastal town in Sithonia, is a true gem offering an unforgettable experience. Its Blue Flag beach captivates with golden sands and crystal-clear waters, perfect for sunbathing and swimming. Sarti's charm and beauty make it a must-visit destination on the enchanting peninsula of Sithonia. Porto Koufo:(1 hour 30 minutes stop) Continuing our adventure, we'll head to Porto Koufo, a picturesque fishing village nestled within a natural harbor. Surrounded by impressive cliffs, this peaceful bay is one of the largest and safest natural harbors in Greece. Watch local fishermen bring in their catch of the day or indulge in freshly caught seafood at one of the charming waterfront tavernas. Porto Koufo's serene ambiance and unspoiled beauty will captivate you, making it an ideal spot to unwind and savor the authentic Greek coastal lifestyle. Neos Marmaras:(1 hour stop) Our final stop takes us to Neos Marmaras, a vibrant town that perfectly combines tradition with modernity. Wander through its narrow streets lined with colorful houses, quaint shops, and inviting cafes. Admire the panoramic views from the town's elevated points, which offer vistas of the deep blue sea and Mount Athos in the distance. Neos Marmaras also boasts a beautiful marina, where you can enjoy a relaxing stroll along the waterfront or take a boat tour to explore the nearby islets. As the day comes to a close, you'll be left with cherished memories of Sithonia's captivating beauty and the warmth of its welcoming communities. Whether you seek relaxation, adventure, or cultural immersion, this day trip offers an unforgettable experience that showcases the best of Sithonia's natural wonders and cultural treasures.

From Sithonia: Halkidiki Private Yacht Cruise with Drinks

3. From Sithonia: Halkidiki Private Yacht Cruise with Drinks

Charter your private cruise and live a dream! We organize daily sailing cruises to the beautiful shores of Halkidiki with many activities to choose, according to your desire. Combine your residence in Halkidiki with a full sailing day to explore hidden paradises and enjoy private moments in a unique scenery. A daily expedition includes: • Embarkation at the port of N. Marmaras (Sithonia) • Basic sailing instructions and safety rules. Our experienced crew offer you all the information needed for a day on board and during the trip you have a historical and geographical description of the area. • Sailing and swimming in Glarokavos and Chrousso beach, snorkeling, swimming and sunbathing in Porto Karras private bays with crystal clear water. We adjust the trip to your needs by combining your preferences with our best choices of the area! • During the day and between swimming and sunbathing we offer you fruits, soft drinks and local wine. • Our boats are fully equipped with snorkeling and SUP gear for both adults and kids! Try your skills on paddle boarding or discover the beauty of the sea bottom between rocky seaside and colorful sandy places. • If you get hungry enough, you can choose to have lunch in a tavern by the sea (not included in the price) or choose our Lunch Onboard Package with traditional Greek delicatessen. Preferably close to the end of the day as everyone gets heavier and sleepy afterwards... • Photos and videos are taken, with your permission, throughout the day from our crew and after the trip we send you all the material in order to enjoy and share the great moments of your day. We can also adjust a daily cruise to your needs and include many other options in order to enjoy it the most! Plan your special event with us and create an unforgettable memory for you and your beloved ones! Just send us your request and we can plan a special day for you with a variety of proposals for you to choose.

From Sithonia: Private 4x4 Off-Road Safari in Halkidiki

4. From Sithonia: Private 4x4 Off-Road Safari in Halkidiki

Get an authentic taste of an off-road adventure during this private 4x4 SUV tour from Sithonia to Nikiti, Vourvourou, Parthenonas, and other spots that can’t be accessed via normal rental cars. Get an inside look at some of the most amazing places of Halkidiki that only the locals know. The adventure starts in the morning in front of your hotel. Meet your private local tour guide, get a pre-trip introduction to the tour, then set out for the first stop on the itinerary, the old village of Nikiti. At Nikiti, find one of the oldest temples in the area and learn the history of the area while tasting local products from farmers. Afterward, see the east coast of Sithonia at the village of Vourvourou and admire the view of the Athos Peninsula. Then, venture off-road to a prehistoric place 725-meters high at the ancient tree of Itamos. From there, maneuver up to the highest point of Sithonia at 1,000-meters high. Reach the perfect spot to see all three peninsulas at the same time along with some north Aegean Islands. Next, follow an uncharted path through a pine forest to the west side of Sithonia and see the traditional village of Parthenonas. Climb down to the west coast and reach the last stop of the tour, a Greek family tavern in front of the sea. Sit down and enjoy a local lunch (costs not included), then journey back to your hotel by traveling along the west coastline.

Halkidiki: Private Day Trip to Sithonia

5. Halkidiki: Private Day Trip to Sithonia

Kalogria beach is long and narrow and consists of good soft sand. What makes Kalogria such a lure is actually more the water than the beach. The water is shallow and calm and ideal not just for children to play, but for those who like to swim far out or float on an air mattress. The rock has excellent snorkeling and don’t be surprised to see many novices learning how to dive. Parthenonas Village is a quaint historical village located at an elevation of 350 m on the side of the mountain about 6 km outside Neos Marmaras, Sithonia. Parthenonas takes you back in time to the simple Greek lifestyle of the locals. Nothing moves fast in this village. Donaine Porto Carras: The two-hour tour begins from the vineyards and then continues on to the winery, where you will do some wine tasting accompanied by fine delicacies. The tour continues to the new vineyards with magnificent views and ends with a tour of the exteriors of the historic Villa Galini. * Please note that the above sample itinerary can and will be tailored according to your preferences and needs in order to include or exclude additional spots as long as the total duration of our tour remains up to 8 hours. Upon demand, you may as well extend your tour-schedule. So whether you have something in mind or would like your driver- guide to take the lead and make recommendations, feel free to make a request about it – Your wish is our command!! ** Please keep in mind that anytime you feel hungry there will always be a place in the course of our tour to grab a snack. Otherwise, our tour may incorporate a lunch break at a local restaurant to taste and experience the traditional food.

From Kassandra: 7-Day Greek Island Private Sailing Adventure

6. From Kassandra: 7-Day Greek Island Private Sailing Adventure

Start from Halkidiki, from Skiathos or Skopelos. The program that follows is indicative and starts from Miraggio Hotel Spa in Kassandra or Neos Marmaras in Sithonia. 1st Day. We put the luggage and supplies on board and a short briefing about the boat and the journey is made by the captain. We open sails for the island of Kyra Panagia and enjoy the Aegean by sailing. We moor in St. Peter’s natural bay. We can swim in the crystal clear waters and stay for the night. 2nd Day. We take our morning dive and eat our breakfast. We are heading for the beaches of Alonissos. In the afternoon we moor to Steni Vala or Patitiri. Here we have the opportunity to visit the amazing Old Chora Alonnisos, with the incredible sunset. One of the most beautiful of the Aegean! 3rd Day. We raise anchor and continue for the beautiful beaches of Alonissos. Our sea route goes to Skopelos and in the afternoon we arrive and we moor in the beautiful hora of Skopelos and stay overnight. The beautiful hora of Skopelos has everything, shopping, restaurants, tavernas, bars, clubs and whatever you want. 4th Day. We wake up and after we have taken our Skopelian pies for breakfast, we open sails for the beautiful beaches on the south of the island. When we are filled with sea and sun, we moor at the afternoon for an overnight stay in the natural bay of Panormos. One of the most beautiful coves in the Aegean! Here the picturesque taverns are on the waves and the scenery is idyllic. 5th Day. We untie the cables and take the bow to Skiathos. On the way we sail and stop for a swim in the islet of Tsoukria. An amazing islet with blue-green waters, a breath away from the port of Skiathos. Early in the afternoon we moor in the town of Skiathos, where we stay for the night. The cosmopolitan Skiathos has what your heart asks! 6th Day. We raise anchor and open sails for western Skopelos and its magical bays. One beach follows the other, with the scenery to be enchanting! At the end of the day we set in N. Klima or Glossa, two beautiful ports from where you can enjoy one of the most beautiful sunsets! Here you can enjoy fresh fish with a unique view! 7th Day. After we wake up and take our morning dive, we lift the anchor and get started for our base. Enjoying the route and sailing, we reach the area of Halkidiki. We swim at to the magical bays of Porto Carras and after the sunset we set in the harbor of N. Marmaras for our last night. The next day at 9.00am remove your luggage and depart from the boat with unique memories! The schedule can be changed. Depending on weather condition and costumer’s preference, after the captain’s agreement, who must first of all take care the safety of the crew and the boat.

Nikiti: Private Catamaran Sunset Cruise with Drinks

7. Nikiti: Private Catamaran Sunset Cruise with Drinks

Marvel at the Nikiti coast while you toast the setting sun on this private boat tour. Sail from Nikiti to curved and sandy Spathies lagoon and see Agios Georgios from the water. Embark on a romantic cruise from Nikiti Marina. Admire the sunset while eating local appetizers. Toast the ending of the day with cocktails and champagne. Travel over the blue waters of Spathies beach and lagoon. Pass by Agios Georgios. 

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What people are saying about Sithonia

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 209 reviews

A wonderful tour that we definitely recommend. Real off-road tour, great views and lots of interesting information. Special thanks to our guide Armin, that was a great day, thank you!

had a very knowledgeable and friendly driver who ensured we had a great off-roading experience!! would 100% recommend

Great drivers! Beautiful views! Amazing food! Wonderful experience! Thank you!