Ierissos with 3046 inhabitants in 2001, is the third leg of Chalkidiki, just 100 km from Thessaloniki. It is a beautiful and modern structured seaside town with rich historical and cultural heritage.
It is the administrative center of the new municipality Stagira-spine. Despite the fact that the Acanthus famous for its wine, the younger Ierissiotes engaged in fishing, shipbuilding, trade, construction projects on Mount Athos and tourism.
Even qualify as great shipwrights, continuing a pampalaio job goes solid and genuine from generation to generation. The shipyards Ierissos is the oldest in Greece, with large shipwrights