Learn about Halkidiki, the history of the place and its people. Have a look of the best beaches around Nikiti.
Nikiti is one of the oldest towns in Halkidiki. The history of its traditional settlement dates back to the 14th century AD. Herodotus, in his history of the Persian wars, mentions the city of Galipsos which probably was located close to Castri cape about 2.5 km from Nikiti.
Sithonia is a destination of growing popularity. It may not have the cosmopolitan character of the opposite peninsula of Kassandra, however it does offers numerous opportunities for outdoor activities and entertainment.
The natural landscape and the fertile land had always attracted visitors: from ancient Athenians to Byzantine monks and from Roman settlers to modern European tourists.
Nikiti is at the center of Halkidiki geographical area. So it is an ideal base for excursions and short trips. Nikiti itself has has a rich history and traces of its historical past are here for you to discover.
Various events and local festivals are organised during summertime. The most famous of them is the crossing of Toroneos gulf.
Olive oil and honey are famous local products of Nikiti and of Chalkidiki in general. Local fresh fish is also of excellent quality.