Neos Marmaras is the largest seaside village in the second leg of Halkidiki, Sithonia. It is the most cosmopolitan in Sithonia and every year thousands of tourists visit and enjoy the beautiful beaches, beautiful scenery, nature in the surrounding mountains and the nightlife but also romantic walks in the amphitheatrical streets overlooking the island of Kefalos, the first leg and in the background the mountain of Gods, Mount Olympus.
It is about 120 km from Thessaloniki and has 3500 permanent residents, who are mainly engaged in tourism, fishing and apiculture. In Neos Marmaras you will find police station, post office, banks, private clinics, public regional clinic, pharmacies, port authority, fire brigade and other services.
In the shopping center of Neos Marmaras there are many shops such as Super Market, fish shops, fur shops, souvenirs with gifts etc. from where you can get what you need. During the summer months the navigable harbor of Neos Marmaras is in operation and serves the needs of many boats and boats. Also from Neos Marmaras start boats that make the trip around Mount Athos. The region is visited by many nature lovers, as the flora in Itamos or else the local Dragountelis, the mountain above Marmaras, is rich and rare. You can come across deer, deer, fox, wild boar and other animal species.
Apart from the beach of Porto Carras, within walking distance of Neos Marmaras, there are other beaches worth visiting, starting from the bustling beach of Ai-Giannis with the well-known Beach Bar. Within a few kilometers you will find the unique beach of Spathies, Akti Koviou and Akroti Kalogria, Lagomandra, Elia Beach, Paradisos, and Tristinikas. To reach these beaches of Neos Marmaras, you will need a car or motorbike. If you are a pedestrian then the beach in the southern part of Neos Marmaras within the settlement is an excellent choice that will remain unforgettable with many Beach Bar and crystal clear waters.
On the mountain above Neos Marmaras, 5 km away is the traditional settlement Parthenonas at an altitude of 350 meters. It is a historic village with stone houses and paved alleys with great views. In the Parthenon village you can visit the church of St. Stephen built in 1837 and the folk museum. We would suggest that you spend an afternoon to visit the village, taste the traditional gastronomic specialties, and admire the sunset.