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Kassandra Kriopigi Introduction

Kassandra Kriopigi lies on the east coast of the Kassandra Peninsular south of Kallithea. It is ninety- five kilometres from Thessalonika and has a transfer time from the airport of ninety to one hundred and twenty minutes. Kassandra Kriopigi is a popular resort in an area of great natural beauty. It has a sandy beach offering safe bathing, tavernas and restaurants serving a variety of food and bars providing a fairly lively nightlife. A Kassandra Kriopigi holiday provides a relaxing break by the sea with an excellent range of facilities and recreational activities.

Why Go To Kassandra Kriopigi?

Kassandra Kriopigi has much to offer visitors with beaches and secluded coves, warm water and sporting facilities. Add to this is the charming old town with views over the bay, good restaurants, fine wine, and local hospitality and you have the essential ingredients for an enjoyable holiday.

Kassandra Kriopigi is popular with families and couples looking for a relaxing holiday away from the stresses of twenty-first century living. Families with small children enjoy the beach with safe bathing in calm waters.

When To Go To Kassandra Kriopigi

Although the holiday season lasts from April until October when the temperature ranges from twenty to thirty degrees, summer is the most popular time to visit Kassandra Kriopigi.

Kassandra Kriopigi - The Place

Kassandra Kriopigi is a relaxed resort on the east coast of the Kassandra Peninsular, popular with both families and couples. It offers excellent beach facilities with soft sand, warm calm and shallow water, water sports for the more energetic and a variety of eateries. Shopping is fairly limited but these are sufficient for most needs. Nightlife is low-key as befits the family nature of the resort.

This attractive resort is built around a bay and rises up a wooded hill towards the old town, where white buildings with red-tiled roofs glow in the sunshine. The area around the resort is very pleasant walking country.

There are many opportunities for day trips from Kassandra Kriopigi. Boats leave for the Athos Peninsular where the Holy Mountain towers over the many monasteries that are found there. Unfortunately it is very difficult to obtain a landing pass as the daily numbers are strictly limited and only available to men. It is however a spectacular trip and the waters are ideal for fishing. There are also many archaeological sites in the vicinity for those with an interest in ancient history.

Kassandra Kriopigi Nightlife

Although there are music bars in Kassandra Kriopigi, it is not a resort known for its wild nightlife. Evenings here are fairly low-key reflecting the family nature of the resort and many holidaymakers enjoy their evenings eating and drinking under the stars, while watching the twinkling lights across the bay on the Sithonia Peninsular. For a better view, stroll up the hill to the winding streets of the charming old town.

Kassandra Kriopigi Shopping

Kassandra Kriopigi shopping is rather limited with mini-markets offering essential provisions as well as the usual gift and souvenir shops. Popular holiday mementoes are colourful ceramics, embroidered linens, leather goods, soaps made from olive oil and gold and silver jewellery.

Kassandra Kriopigi Eating

In Kassandra Kriopigi tavernas and small family restaurants serve a variety of food. There are some good traditional fish restaurants where the ingredients could not be fresher, having being caught that day. Eating out in Greece is a pleasure not to be rushed, so don’t mistake the relaxed attitude of waiters for tardy service. A good way to try traditional food is to order Mezedes, the Greek equivalent of the Spanish tapas, which includes a variety of bite-sized fish, meat and vegetables. Local wines are very pleasant and are inexpensive.

Children are always made very welcome in restaurants and their portion size and tastes are usually accommodated.