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Kassandra is one of the ‘fingers’of the Halkidiki peninsula and is situated in the north of Greece, southeast of Thessaloniki.
The climate on Kassandra is moderate with little rain and per year 300 days on which the sun shows itself! . Mid July until end August it can be hot and in this high season the island is often crowded with (beach) tourists.
In spring (April, May, June) you’ll find lots of flowers and also September-November are lovely mild months for walking and biking
This tour is meant for people who are curious about the nature, culture and hinterland of a well-known beach holiday island.
About the walks
The program consists of 5 walks varying from 13½ to 19½km. You walk mostly by gravel roads and sometimes on paths; the longest walk may be shortened to 13½km.
You’ll walk along splendid rock formations (‘geomorfès’), vast beaches, lakes and inland seas with rare kinds of terrapins and many birds, and on route you’ll almost always watch the sea.
Near Kallithea you’ll visit the archeological site of Zeus Ammon. Everywhere are charming little chapels with a history going back to the Apostle Paul.