Located at the heart of the world renowned Halkidiki peninsula which features 71 blue flag shores, Vourvourou impresses the visitor with its natural beauty. Golden sanded beaches, crystal clear waters and an imposing mountain range covered with thick forests create an idyllic landscape of mesmerizing beauty and offer the prospect of a relaxing and unforgettable holiday experience.
Having some of the best waters in the Mediterranean, Vourvourou is an ideal destination for all type of sea related activities including swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving, fishing or water sports. Just five minutes away is the island of Diaporos which can be easily visited by one of the many boats hired in the settlement. There you can see the clearest and most aquamarine waters of the Mediterranean and discover some of the most isolated and exclusive beaches of Halkidiki.
Those of you who prefer the mountain can walk or cycle along the paths of mountain Itamos with its unique flora and fauna variety. From there you can enjoy the fascinating view of Vourvourou bay, the sun-clad roofs of Agios Nikolaos and if you are lucky you might even get a glimpse of wild deer disappearing in the forest.
Vourvourou has plenty of amenities including supermarkets, restaurants, taverns, cafes and beach bars. Located at the heart of Halkidiki it also serves as a convenient base for exploring the rest of the peninsula with its unique beaches and various archaeological sites, including ancient Olynthos, the ancient city of Akanthos and the Petralona Cave. From Ormos Panagias, a few kilometers from Vourvourou, there are daily cruises around the famous Unesco site of Mount Athos while at a distance of just over one hour there is also the city of Thessaloniki, renowned for its rich cultural heritage and its vibrant social and commercial life.
Vourvourou – Ormos Panagias 8 km
Vourvourou – Agios Nikolaos 10 km
Vourvourou – Nikiti 12 km
Vourvourou – Moudania 55 km
Vourvourou – Airport Macedonia 103 km
Vourvourou – Thessaloniki 117 km