For a traditional Greek village brimming with rustic charm, look no further than Afitos, a tranquil retreat combining the best of beach and village life. Located on the Kassanda peninsula in Halkidiki, Afitos comes with a preservation order that keeps the village’s quaint stone-built houses and cobblestone streets in near-perfect condition. Add friendly locals, renowned Greek cuisine, and a sheltered beach with warm, crystal clear waters, and you’ve got the recipe for pure relaxation.
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Sitting on the rocks above Toroneos Bay, Afitos boasts beautiful views of the sparkling Mediterranean. Holidays in Afitos are ideal for those seeking a beach escape combined with culture, history and Greek hospitality. The beach is reached by a steep track down from the village, but comes complete with soft sand, crystal clear waters and sun loungers. A few cafes, tavernas and bars line the promenade for refreshments during the day. For those who like a spot of snorkelling, the coast of Afitos is a great place to explore.
With its quaint cobblestone streets and well-preserved stone-built houses, Afitos is well-worth a wander in itself. Visit the 19th century domed church of St Dimitros and the folklore museum to discover more about the town and the region. If you’re after authentic and delicious authentic Greek food, a holiday in Afitos is the ideal choice – the village is renowned for the rich honey made nearby, and the local mouth-watering seafood and fresh olives. Although Afitos is not known for its nightlife, the village boasts some fantastic bars which are perfect for a refreshing cocktail after a day spent on the beach.
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