Nikiforos Village is located in the popular town Hanioti, on the east coast of Kassandra (the first 'leg' of Halkidiki peninsula).
Hanioti is a small coastal resort on a long sandy pebble beach overlooking an emerald sea, with plenty of tavernas and cafes.Located between Polichrono and Pefkohori, Hanioti combines rich tourist infrastructure and beautiful nature, which makes it a place any traveller will be satisfied with.
The beach features both pebbles and sand, with a nicely manicured park next to it. Active people can enjoy various water sports in the turquoise waters. Mediterranean flora is ever present in and around Hanioti.
Cafe - Bar- Tavern
The famous Petralona Cave is located in the steps of Katsika Mount (Chalkidiki). The cave was accidentally discovered by a Greek shepherd. Further research (1960) has discovered the pre-human skull, about 700.000 years old (The oldest European Hominid) and an ancient fireplace that is considered as the oldest traces of fire known till nowadays.
The Holy Mount, (as Greeks refer to it), is situated on the easternmost “leg” of Chalkidiki peninsula. Athos (350 sq.km) is a home to Orthodox culture, a holy institution, the land totally dedicated to Church services and praying. UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Olynthus is an ancient city, located in the Toroni gulf (Chalkidiki). The name “Olynthus” can be translated as “a wild fig tree”. The ancient settlement is dated as 7-5th century BC. The open-air museum is organized on the ancient ruins and the excavations of the site are exhibited for everybody.
ANCIENT CITY SCIONE
The settlement is known as one of the first colonies of Northern Greeks on Chalkidiki peninsula. It was located next to modern Nea Skioni, a small quite seaside village. The village is famous for its old church of Mary’s Apparition (Παναγία Φανερωμένη), decorated with old orthodox icons and frescoes. Nea Skioni is also appreciated by the tourists for its deserted beaches overgrown with pines and olive trees.
TEMPLE OF AMMON ZEUS
The Ammon Zeus Temple was one of the most important ancient Greek worship sites dedicated to Zeus. It was excavated in 1969 next to Greek village Kallithea (Chalkidiki). The altar of the temple was established in the 5th century BC., while the temple was built during 4th century BC.
TITANOMACHY - WAR OF THE TITANS
According to Greek mythology Kassandra (the first “leg” of Chalkidiki peninsula) was a land of titans, immortal giants. Titans and gods from Olympus were struggling with each over for many centuries. The war was fought to decide who would become the rulers of the Universe. With the help of Hercules, the twelve Olympus gods won the final battle and divided the world amongst themselves.