The fishing village Nea Skioni is located on the western coast in the southern part of the peninsula Kassandra in 110 km distance to Thessaloniki.
From the east the village is surrounded by mountains. The area around Nea Skioni is defined u untouched nature. Not far in south direction is the healing SPA-area of Loutra.
Nea Skioni offers his possibilities in hospitality in a variety of apartments, pensions and family-businesses instead of big hotel- complexes.

Characteristic for this village is the historic fishing port and and the beautiful seafront promenade. The various fish restaurants acquire their seafood directly from the fisher mans morning catch on the nearby port. During summer plenty of events are talking place along the paved promenade and in the small music -cafes. Also out of the main-season the small fishing village is worth a stay. All year long Nea Skioni provides the visitor with a wonderful view of mountains, sea and the port with a good chance to see Dolphins which frequently are close to this shore. The beach of Nea Skioni was awarded with the 'blue flag', a promising indicator for clean sand and clear water.
One of the historical places of interest in Nea Skioni is the church of 'Panagia Faneromeni' built in the 16th century. In this whitewashed building visitors can admire beside beautiful frescoes from the 16th century also the marble figure of the Holy Virgin. According to tradition this figure was originally from Thessaly. Washed up on the beach it was found and picked up by local villagers. Placed in this church this statue is admired ever since.

A local origin tradition is the annual Sardine festival which takes place in August. In addition to fresh fish, local wine the visitor has the chance to get in touch with a lot of folklore and music events on the beach. The festival lasts for 3 days and offers plenty of entertainment for locals and visitors.
Nea Skioni was re-founded in the year 1918, close to the location of the ancient Skioni by residents which left their mountain-village 'Tsaprani to settle down near the coast. Tsaprani finally was abandoned completely in the late thirties. At the time Nea Skioni was found in the area, only few fisherman-huts defined the characteristic landscape. The name of the village was inspired by the ancient city Skioni, the oldest known colony in Halkidiki, which was located in close area.
Most of the sidewalks and streets of Nea Skioni was constructed primal in the middle of the 20th century.




Nea Skioni on map