Nea Potidea is known as the Gateway to Kassandra!
Built after 1922 by refugees from Eastern Thrace, is touched by the sea on three sides, thanks to the impressive canal connecting the Thermaic Gulf with Toroneos Bay that was first completed in the 4th century BC.
Nea Potidea used to be the centre of Halkidiki’s political life, along with Olynthus city.
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Today, Nea Potidea is a modern tourist resort; every summer, its eastern beach is flooded by thousands of tourists. With cafes, bars, beach bars, taverns, mini-markets and rooms to let, it offers visitors all amenities for a pleasant and comfortable stay. As for the view from the bridge of the isthmus, the Thermaic Gulf on one side and Toroneos Gulf on the other will surely enchant you!
Nea Potidea has one of the longest sandy beaches (15km) that lies to the east and a quite and charming harbor featuring sections of a Byzantine wall lies to the west.
Along the coast lie beautiful countryhouses and accommodation options for the visitors. Plenty of tourist facilities are found as well, like restaurants, cafes, bars and camping sites. It is worth mentioning that the town is built on the ancient city of Potidea which played an important role in the war against the Persians.
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