Greece is becoming a bit of a haven for European travel bloggers. The food is amazing, the islands are 100% instagramable and the accommodation covers all basis from 5 star luxury to local homestays. Check out this Halkidiki destination guide to discover one of our favourite places in the country.
It’s around a 3 hour flight from the UK with loads of airlines offering cheap deals both in and out of season making it an affordable and easy place to holiday with kids. We chose Halkidiki for our stay, located in the North of the Greek mainland and is easily accessible via Thessaloniki airport.
Although the Greek Islands are stunning, there’s something a bit more rugged about the mainland with its deserted beaches and dramatic mountains. We loved how you could stumble upon a beach, find a restaurant on the sand. Then spend an afternoon watching dolphins play, building sandcastles and collecting shells.
There are also plenty of cultural activities for days out from exploring million year old caves to learning all about the inventions of Aristotle, you can read about our 6 favourite things to do in Halkidiki here?
I hope you’ve enjoyed this Halkidiki destination guide. Have you been to Halkidiki with kids? What are your favourite things to do? We would love to hear your thoughts, just leave us a review below.
The Halkidiki region of mainland Greece has a large peninsula that resembles a hand with three “fingers”. These are called Kassandra, Sithonia and Mount Athos Area which is mainly a monastery