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Right at the heart of Strymonikos gulf, between the Thessaloniki-Kavala national road and the green-blue northern Aegean Sea, is located the village of Nea Vrasna. The village was in fact created when residents from the old village of Vrasna moved here. Today the population of Nea Vrasna is about 2000 people, a notable fact once you realize that this removal took place the past 40 years.
ideal place for your vacation
Today, Nea Vrasna are part of Municipal District of Vrasna of the municipality of Saint Georgios. The Spotless, well-organized beaches, the charming view of Strymonikos gulf and the variety of modern tourist facilities guarantee wonderful and unforgettable holidays. Nea Vrasna has a large variety of entertainment for all ages, such as water sports, restaurants on the sea front that offer fresh fish, amusement centers for all the family, beach bars, clubs and intense night life. You can find most of them walking along the seashore and the picturesque waterfront pedestrian road of the village.
the sea and the beach
One of the best things you can find in Nea Vrasna is the vast and well-organized sandy beach of the village which is awarded with the E.U.’s “Blue Flag” award and is ideal for swimming, sunbathing, sea skiing and windsurfing. The free sun beds, the easy access to sea, the lifeguard coverage and sports like beach volleyball, along with the countless taverns, beach bars-clubs and local tourist shops, offer excellent choices to the guests. Also, the sunrise in Strymonikos Bay is one of the main attractions. The colors of the sea horizon are breathtaking, creating extremely beautiful images.
The soft climate of coastal village, the relaxing atmosphere, the hospitable local residents and the unique combination of natural beauty combining the mountain, the sea and the coast with the endless golden beaches, create an ideal destination for you and your family.
the region (agios georgios)
Nea Vrasna village is part of the Municipality of Agios Georgios (Saint George) that also combines Asprovalta village and Ano Vrasna which is the old Vrasna village. The population of the Municipality has reached 6.500 people in the last few years; however, during the high touristic season, it raises up to 50.000 people.
The beautiful and clean shores fulfill all requirements that make the sea appropriate for swimming and have been awarded with the Blue Flag every year, since 1989. The visitors can find themselves leaving the beach and soon enough resting in shadowy places of mountainous landscape, hiking through picturesque routes. Entertainment in the Municipality of Agios Georgios satisfies the demands of every single visitor, with a variety of choices among cultural events, excursions, hikes, night-life etc. The visitor can also enjoy all kinds of sports, choosing among swimming, wind surfing, ski, tennis in our two new courts, beach volleyball, basketball in outdoor and indoor courts, football in 5×5 mini courts and sailing.
Nea Vrasna is situated at a distance of forty minutes from Thessaloniki. Access to the surrounding areas is easy and quick with daily excursions to Chalkidiki and Kavala. The village is located fifteen minutes from the Archeological Site of Amfipolis, where a variety of cultural events take place. In addition, ancient Stagira (Aristotle’s birthplace) is also in a fifteen minute distance. Kavala, a thirty minute drive from Nea Vrasna has the ancient theatre of Fillipon, where guests can enjoy cultural happenings during the summer period.
the old traditional vrasna village
Finally, an unspoiled natural paradise that harmonizes tradition and modern life is waiting for you to explore. Only 5 km north of Sea Pearl is located the old village Vrasna featuring mansions and stone traditional architecture homes, with unique hiking paths, horse riding paths and cycling paths. Don’t forget to taste the unique local cuisine and delicious wine and to learn about the local tradition.
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