Halkidiki is one of the ideal destinations p.for an authentic, timeless religious trip. The easternmost peninsula boasts ancient monasteries, some hanging off of cliffs over gorges, fortified to look like castles, while others stand further below, near the sea.
Here you can admire ecclesiastic architecture and art, fine mosaics, wonderful paintings and icons, all testifying to the Christian faith and tradition. Thousands of travelers visit Halkidiki every year only to visit the numerous historic churches.
Cut off from the rest of the world, a natural and spiritual paradise with indescribable majesty and beauty can be found in the eastern peninsula of Halkidiki, which is named Mount Athos. It is the monastic state of Mount Athos with some historical monasteries that can be found also in unexpected places as cliffs and caves.