Kassandria is the largest town and capital of Kassandra. It is located inside the leg, at the same distance (5 km) both from the eastern and western coast. The permanent residents are about 3500.
Most tourists prefer the resorts along the coast and go to Kassandria for a walk. The closest resorts to it are Kallithea to the east and Siviri to the west. The advantage of staying in Kassandria is is that you can go to a different beach every day due to its central location on the leg. The disadvantage is that you must have a car or rent such.