Ancient city of Toroni
Immigrants from Evia lived in Toroni the 8th BC century. The city became part of the Delian League, until the Spartans conquered. King Philip II of Macedon conquered the city in 348 BC and 168 eg the area fell to the Romans.
Ancient Toroni was one of the largest and richest cities in Halkidiki. The history of the report by Thucydides, along with the siege of Likithos (small and sharp rocky peninsula at the southern end of the beach, which was part of the walls of ancient Toroni) by the Spartans during the Peloponnesian war. During the period of Roman occupation and the Byzantine period, the city walls were reinforced to protect it from the sea and the land. They built with material that was left of the ancient citadel. The excavation work in the area began in 1975 by the Australian Archaeological Institute at Athens. The findings showed that the site was continuously inhabited from the Early Bronze Age. Some very important vessels were found in the city cemetery. Among them a wonderful silver jug, which dates from the 5th century BC, jellyfish engraved on the handles, which are now exhibited in the Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki. Visitors can see part of the city walls and ruins of the citadel. The harbor docks, made of huge granite boulders, were discovered on the seabed, along with the remnants of the stone walls, which continue to shore and was probably the city's warehouses.