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Possidi is one of the most well known tourist summer resorts in Halkidiki. It is found on the south west side of Kassandra peninsula and is 105 km away from Thessaloniki.
Overlooked by the old castle of Mendi it is a touristic developed place but still peaceful. The sandy peninsula reaches out for hundreds of meters into the sea and offers plenty of space for sunbathing and swimming in the crystal clear waters.
A particular characteristic is the wonderful view offered of the coastal Thermaikos gulf which is the waters where it is situated. If it is windy and the atmosphere is clear, you can see the graphic mountain tops of Pilio and the islands of northern Sporades.
Its name comes from god Poseidon, to whom it is devoted. Possidi is first mentioned towards the 5th century BC by Thucydides, who wrote that it was the seashore of ancient Mendi. Ancient Mendi was established during the 8th century BC at the position which today Pallini is found and had a lot of sacred places.
One of those is the sanctuary of Poseidon on cape Possidi, which is named from that time. It is a classic church, built to honor god Poseidon.
There archaeologists discovered significant findings, amongst an alter from the 12th century BC and a building with arches dating to the midst 6th century BC.
Chalkidiki Kassandra Possidi | Possidi is one of the most well known tourist summer resorts in Halkidiki. It is found on the south west side of Kassandra peninsula and is 105 km away from Thessaloniki.
Overlooked by the old castle of Mendi it is a touristic developed place but still peaceful
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