Sarti of Halkidiki
The village of Sarti is located in the prefecture of Halkidiki, at the peninsula of Sithonia. It was founded after the Asia Minor disaster by refugees living in the small island, the Ofioua (Afisia) located in the Marmara Sea.
Those refugees's first stop was Lavrion. But soon informed by the Greek State that in Halkidiki there is a place with abundant fisheries and croplands,and so moved from 1923 to 1925 in this geographic area. The current name of the village (Sarti) comes, according to historical data, from the King Sartio or Sarti, who lived in this area and he built a state at this land, the Sartoupoli, which sank.
Sarti now numbers about 1000 inhabitants. In the summer, because of the heavy tourist traffic, are increasing rapidly reaching the 15,000 to 20,000 thousand people.
It is a beautiful village with clean beaches and unique beautiful bays, attractions, rooms, hotels, restaurants, tourist shops.
The most tourists are gathering in mid-August when its church celebrates.
- The dependency of Xiropotamos.
- The works (sculptures and paintings) of the popular artist barba-Zafiris in the village cafe.
- The cultural centre (building of stone).
- The Kavourotripes (crab holes).
For your stay in Halkidiki, you can book a room in one of the hotels and Bed & Breakfast inns.
In Sarti, as well as in many other areas of Halkidiki, there are hotels and accommodations of various categories and types (rooms to let, residences, Bed & Breakfast inns, studios, hostels, guesthouses and furnished apartments) that can satisfy every visitor's demands and needs for a pleasant and enjoyable stay.
You will find wonderful hotels, rooms and apartments to let of all categories and price ranges.
You can access Halkidiki by car through the road network.
The best way to explore the area is to have your own car and is worth to visit places that are not accesible by the local public transport and tours.
Moving around within Halkidiki is made possible by using the bus from Halkidiki, with regular routes between areas.
The airline connection of Halkidiki is via the "Macedonia" airport.
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For your convenience, you can use the route map on the field “Routes” with information about the mileage, the time you need and the route you will follow, selecting the points of interest.