"Sarti" Sarti by metalactual

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History

Sarti is situated on the Eastern shores of Sithonia. It was named after the Ancient city of Sarti, probably situated in the same area. The name "SARTI" can be found in the writings of Herodotus. It was visited by Xerxes' expeditionary forces. Ancient Sarti was a member of the Athenian Alliance.
Significant ruins of the ancient city can be found above the gulf of Sykia. It is not known when or why the city was destroyed. During the 14th century, there are reports of a village in the area called "Sarti", belonging to the Monastery of Xenofontos. After 1922 it was inhabited by refugees from Asia Minor.

Today

Today Sarti is a holiday resort that combines the beauty of mountain and sea, crystal clear waters, white sandy beaches and secluded coves that enchant the visitor, leaving him with unforgettable memories. The area is ideal for all kinds of watersports.
The locals are very hospitable.There are numerous hotels and rooms to let for a comfortable and a pleasant stay and various camping grounds and caravan parks for nature lovers. The many restaurants and fish taverns, offer a wide range of traditional dishes and fresh fish.

Relax

Relax enjoying your coffee or ice-cream in one of the quiet cafes or get into the rhythm of the intense night-life. You can take a short afternoon walk to the Monastery of Xenofontos, which is located 500 m from the village. The church was built in 1867 and the rest or the buildings in 1900. Excursions set out daily to Mt Athos.

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  • Last visit to Sarti: Jun 2004
  • Intro Updated May 11, 2006
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