Neos Marmaras is a sea side town in Sithonia, the middle peninsula of Halkidiki, located in a distance of 125km from Thessaloniki.
The town is build amphitheatrically on the top of three hills which belong to the mountain Dragoudeli, or Itamos, the most mountainous area of Sithonia with a height of 811m. On the south side, the town is touched by the sea and appears like an island, combining ideally the blue from the sea and the green from the mountain.
Neos Marmaras was founded after 1922, when the refugees left the island in the Sea of Marmara. Till 1967 many residents from the neighboring mountainous village of Parthenonas settled also in Neos Marmaras. Nowadays the town has become one of the most popular summer holiday destinations of Greece and attracts thousands of tourists from all around the world.