The fierce fighting just to the gates of Kassandra and outside the walls of Potidea with silent fans the sea and in the distance Mount Olympus, home of the gods of the ancient Greeks, described eloquently in the book of Thucydides 'Histories'. Eventually the city was conquered by the Athenians and after the war by the victors Spartans. The same book also confirmed the existence of partitions of Potidea, is a wall that separates the peninsula from the rest of land joining the two bays and the demolition of which was one of the conditions set by Athenians. To 354 BC city conquered by Philip II and destroyed. During the Roman period the city and the surrounding settlements were named Kassandria flourished and reports from sources as one of the most important cities of the region together with Thessaloniki. Near the site where the hotel probably were the city's shipyards as a continuation of the two ports.
For our first Christian centuries knowledge is limited. The city began to be aware of chronic acne again the Byzantine period and more specifically the time of Justinian in the sixth century m.Ch..At the time this significantly strengthened the partitions of the city and was given the forms testify today the ruins. The partitions are approximately 1200 meters per 50-60 meters supported by 18 square towers. In the early 15th century, the Venetians become rulers of the region, enhance and they in turn wall and garrison until the conquest of the entire peninsula by the Ottomans in 1430.Epi Ottoman rule, new political and economic conditions have reduced the strategic importance of the region which over the years devastated. Finally, in 1924 the region was colonized by refugees from Asia Minor and acquires its current form.
Corinthians, Athenians, Spartans, Macedonians, Romans, Huns, Byzantines, Catalans, Venetians, Ottomans and finally Greeks refugees from Asia Minor up racial mosaic of the region over the centuries, demonstrating the very important strategic position and turning it into a melting pot of peoples and different cultures until our days.
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