Holidays in Kassandra - Afitos
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Holidays to Afitos
Afitos is a beautiful village situated on the Kassadra peninsula. Built on the rocks, this quaint resort offers incredible views of the Mediterranean and is the perfect getaway destination for anyone in search of a quiet holiday in Greece.
Things to do on holidays in Afitos
The charming Greek resort of Afitos is surrounded by natural beauty. Whether it is bathing in the warm, clear waters off the local beach or exploring the ancient quarries, there are several ways to soak up the Kassandra sun. The unique biological habitat off the coast offers great opportunities for snorkelling, as many fish species come to spawn in the area. The landscape of Afitos is stunning in its diversity, from the golden sand to the native green pine trees, it is a great base to marvel at nature and there are many photo opportunities.
Alongside the natural gems, discover the history of the Afitos village as you wander the cobbled streets. Afitos is featured in the iconic works of Aristotle, Herodotus and Thokydides and has been well documented as a vital city in the region’s antiquity; it once had its own currency. Visit the 19th century domed church of St Dimitros or the region’s folk museum to learn more about the local heritage. Although off the beaten track, Afitos has everything you could need to make your stay comfortable. Discover the excellent cafes, tavernas and bars where you can enjoy a relaxing cocktail at sunset. Afitos is also known as a hot spot for traditional Greek cuisine, so sample the rich honey made nearby or the delicious seafood and fresh olives sourced locally. If you feel the need for that vital holiday souvenir, wander through the local markets or the selection of shops that will satisfy every taste.
The nightlife in Afitos offers a number of bars in which to have a quiet drink after a long day in the sun. For those looking to party into the early hours, the busier resort of Kalithea is nearby. Check out easyJet holidays guide to holidays in Kalithea for more ideas.
Affordable Holidays in Afitos
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