PETRALONA CAVE

The Petralona cave is one of the most important monuments, not only of Chalkidiki but of the entire Greece which is visited by thousands of visitors of every age. The cave is mostly known for traces of human habitation since 700.000 years ago, the ancient European ancestors that have ever been found. The cave was found accidentally during the spring […]

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ANCIENT OLYNTHOS

In a 15 km distance from the Villa, there are the ruins of the ancient city of Olynthos. Olynthos has been colonized since the Neolithoc period (5300-4500 B.C.). The name “Olynthos” is prehellenic and probably means the wild fig tree. According to the legend was named after Olynthos, son of the river god Strymonas. The city during the Classic period […]

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OSIOS ARSENIOS KAPADOKIOS’ MONASTERY

Near the Vatopedi village, in a 3-meter distance from the Villa, you will find Ossios Arsenios Kappadokios’ monastery which belongs to Kassandreias’ Cathedral. The Monastery was established in 1986 and the opening was done by the Metropolitan of Kassandreia. Father Paisios also encouraged the establishment of the Monastery. The church was built according to the Byzantine architecture. It celebrates every […]

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PSAKOUDIA BEACH

In a 650-meter distance you will find the Psakoudia beach, with white sand and clear blue waters. There are some parts of the beach that are organized with umbrellas for rent and other completely free. At the organized parts you can find diving schools and other extreme sports. The free parts are about 2 meters long. Read More

MONASTERY OF ORMYLIA

Between Ormylia and Vatopedi was established the Holy Stavropegic Patriarchal Society of the Annunciation (female Monastery) known as Ormylias’ Monastery. The monastery is a “metochi” (ecclesiastical embassy church) of the Holy Church Simonos Petras in Mount Athos, which was developed rapidly and today, consists the biggest female monastery in Greece. The 120 female monks set standards for the monastery life [...] Read More