Nea Fokea offers unique natural beauty isolated small bays, beautiful beaches, clear sea and big pine-trees which almost reach the sea water. The inhabitants of the village are 1.500 but during the summer months this number increases to 10.000.


The village is developed enough to offer its visitors luxurious hotels, camping site and entertainment. The traditional cafes and the famous sea-food tavernas with a view to the sea, can satisfy even the most demanding visitor. In addition to the beaches and the developed surrounding area, one can expect to find archaeological treasures: i.e. The Tower, a remarkably preserved old Venetian fortress which was built in 1407 and the holy-water source of Apostle Paul, a passage opened through the rock and ending into an underground chamber. These are two of the features composing the historical identity of the village.

Local celebrations
June 29: Feast dedicated to St. Peter and St. Paul, the Apostles.

Famous local products
Fish, vegetables, honey.

Sightseeing
Apart from the Tower of St. Paul and St. Paul’s holy water, that are mentioned before, are
•Tower of Stavronikita: This is on the coast of the Thermaic Gulf on a small peninsula, in the area of the Sani tourist complex. The part that is preserved is about 8 m high Its purpose was to protect the “metochi” of the Mt.Athos monastery of Stavronikita, which was founded in 1453.
•Roman farmhouse in Megali Kipsa (Sani Camping Site): In 1972 to 1974 part of a farmhouse dating from Roman times became known during excavations at the beach of Megali Kipsa, on the coast of the Sani Camping Site. Many architectural fragments were found as well as parts of mosaic floors.

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Nea Fokea
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