Situated 51 km south of Poligiros, about 90 km from Thessaloniki and currently with some 500 inhabitants, the community was established in 1922 with the influx of refugees from Asia Minor.
Kallithea is a pole of attraction for thousands of tourists, who come to enjoy splendid beaches and great archaeological discoveries. Highlights include the remains of the Doric sanctuary to Zeus Ammon, the sanctuary to Dionysous and the Nymphs, and the small
chapel of Agios Panteleimon with interesting murals.
One of the most sought - after destinations in the beautiful peninsula of Kassandra (Halkidiki), where pine trees fringe a unique sandy coastline, Kallithea is a modern commercial and cosmopolitan resort that boasts large hotel complexes and traditional lodgings.