Nea Roda

Built at the narrowest point of the Athos peninsula, Nea Roda, is the largest of the refugee villages of northern Halkidiki. A beautiful refugee village that offers the joy and carefree feelings of holidays but also the quality one demands with respect to hospitality. Your vacations in Nea Roda shall be a memorable and unique experience. The family-friendly destination, the fresh fish served, the clean sea and the very special view from the chapel… the proximity to Ierissos, Ammouliani and Ouranoupoli shall make you vouch to visit this area again and again!

Nea Roda are known for the great Xerxe’s Canal. The canal was 12 stades in length (about 2.900m) and was wide enough to fit two triremes.

Nea Roda has beautiful landscapes and golden shores, plenty of taverns, bars and accommodation, too. Campers, you will love that place!

One of the most beautiful beaches in Athos, Komitsa is 4km away, Vulitsa beach is a bit closer, as well as Xiropotami beach (2km) known for a calm waters.

If you are looking for a relaxing vacation then, Nea Roda is the ideal destination for you!

Also, it located quite close to 2 of the most important sightseeings in Halkidiki: Mount Athos, a unique UNESCO heritage site and Ancient Stagira, the birthplace of the great philosopher Aristotle.