At a distance of 35 kilometres from the city of Thessalonica,
in the peninsula of Chalkidiki, there is one of the
most famous tourist resorts of Chalkidiki, N. Kallikratia.
The town of N. Kallikratia is the seat of the homonymous
municipality, founded in 1922 by the Greek refugees
who arrived there coming from "Kallikratia" of Eastern
According to archaeologists, the area has been inhabited
since the Neolithic age, and there are remains of a
Some very significant archaeological finds have been
discovered in the area, e.g., the famous "Girl of Kallikratia"
holding a dove in her hand, and a tombstone, curved
in relief, with pediment, which is a work dating back
to 440 B.C. and adorns the Archaeological Museum of
In modern history, "Stomion", the metoche (monastery
dependency) of the Monastery of "Xenophon" was located
there, as well as metoches of other monasteries of "Mount
Athos". Featuring well-developed tourist infrastructure
along with sublime landscapes including beautiful and
spotless beaches, golden sands, and verdurous trees,
N.Kallikratia has everything one might ask for.
Moreover, for the lovers of good life and entertainment,
N.Kallikratia has a number of shopping canters and stores
for anything they may need, as well as active night
life. A cinema, a number of recreation areas and parks,
cafeterias and bars, restaurants and traditional taverns
cover the whole spectrum of entertainment.
In N.Kallikratia, there is also a fully equipped medical