Pyrgadikia - History
Pirgadikia is an amphitheatrical built village over the sea with a view of the magnificent Agio Oros and the peninsula of Sithonia . This village abstains 100km from Thessaloniki and 35km from Poligiro.
Pirgadikia (or Saint Dimitrios) was established after 1922 by Asia Minor refugees of Afthoni Marmara. The ancient city “Piloros” was situated at the peninsula of Pirgadikia . It is the second city where the army of Xerxis passed after the passage of Athos canal. It is referred to the Athens alliance catalogues until 433bC.
From Pirgadikia, pitchers and pots of clay are displayed to the museum of Poligiros and Thessaloniki . Further informations for this place arise from documents of 1057, in which stated that the monastery of Doxearion of Agio Oros possessed “the farm of Pirgadikia”. To Byzantines documents the place is referred with the name Pirgadikia.
To this graphical peninsula there are rooms to let and hotels adapting their architecture with the traditiona;l style of the village and combining its simplicity with all the contemporary comforts. Furthermore, visitors can stane the port from everywhere , that has been created by fishing refuges from the previous year. The visitor can walk to the mole or can swim as the port and the sea are very clean. Around the village there are also very clean beaches, like the beach of Kabos and Gialakia.
ll our Gods present to you the blue sea, the sun and all the natural beauties. We promise to you the rustic hospitality, with one wish, welcome!