Hidden gems of Halkidiki, Greece

The traditional villages of Arnaia and Afitos
Two very different villages, each with its own traditions. With cobblestones, traditional Macedonian architecture, restoration projects and museums, their charm will take you back to village life as it was many years ago.

The Potidaia Canal, dating back thousands of years
A narrow isthmus joins the peninsula of Kassandra to the mainland. The canal was begun by King Kassander of Macedonia, whose aim was not only to facilitate navigation but also to protect Thessaloniki.

A passion for fir trees in Taxiarchis village
There’s nothing quite like Christmas in Halkidiki, a place that quite literally cultivates an essential element of the festive season. In the village of Taxiarchis in central Halkidiki, entire families are engaged in the work of growing fir trees on the beautiful mountain of Holomonta.

Source: discovergreece.com