With a vast coastline of more than 550 kms and 71 blue-hailed beaches, rich scenery, protected areas, and rough mountainous landscape, Halkidiki has earned a place in the list of top holiday destinations in Greece. Comprising a large peninsula in the north-western Aegean Sea with three promontories - Kassandra, Sithonia and Athos, the island presents the best of tropical bliss and ensures an ideal time for all sorts of vacationers with plenty of lifetime experiences; discover some of the Greece's lavish surroundings, fine sand, blue waters and opulent resorts in Kassandra, and go beach hopping, sun bathing, swimming and hiking in Sithonia. Mount Athos is a monastic community where just men are allowed. The island ensures a peaceful time for nature enthusiasts across its abundant havens; a visit to the Agios Mamas Laguna, wildlife watching at Lake Mavrobara and hiking along the Mount Itamos are some amazing experiences for them. While hikers can revel in the best of thrill discovering some Greece's best peaks here including Mount Holomontas, Mount Stratoniko and Mount Itamos, bikers can have a perfect Halkidiki bike ride along some incredible routes in Sarti. This place not just allures nature and adventure seekers, but is also renowned for its rich culinary legacy. Foodies can eat to their heartÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s desire at various luxury restaurants as well as local eateries; this Greek island serves a wonderful variety of meat dishes, bread and pies. And the annual Sani Gourmet Food Festival is one most famous festival to attend here where you can try a delectable array of international flavours. This place is also known for producing some of the best wines in Greece at various impeccable wineries spread all over including Agios Pavlos, the most popular one. Discover Ancient Stagira, Petralona Cave and Temple of Ammon Zeus to take a break from the tropical and old-world charm of the island and indulge in its archaeological delight.