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Ancient Stagira – Aristotle

Ancient Stagira - Aristotle

The birthplace of the philosopher Aristotle, founded in 655 B.C. Ally, initially of the Athenians and later of the Spartans, the city was occupied by Philippos in 349 B.C., after the destruction of Olynthos. Philippos, however, rebuilt the city in order to honor the great philosopher, tutor of Alexander the Great. When Aristotle died, his […]

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Petralona Cave

Petralona Cave

Petralona Cave is the most important of Greece’s 12,000 caves, thanks to its wealth of fossils (one of the richest collections in Europe) and to the discovery of a human scull that dates back approximately 700.000 years! The Cave of Petralona was accidentally discovered in 1959 by a villager They named it “Red stones” because […]

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Mavrobara lake

Mavrobara lake

Situated in Polichrono Mavrobara is a place or rare beauty and with major ecological importance. Situated 300m height and 3km from the main road. Monument of nature since 1998, by the Prefecture of Central Macedonia. A sweet water lake with total epanse of 2.200 sq metres. It’s age goes throught the centuries. The lake was […]

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Lighthouse of Posidi

Lighthouse of Posidi

Built in 1864, the lighthouse of Possidi still stands despite the endless tides that have caused several ground transformations over the decades. Once found at the edge point of Cape Possidi, the lighthouse is now found farther from the water – due to the constant shifting of the sand and the playful patterns the sea […]

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Sanctuary of Zeus Ammos

Sanctuary of Zeus Ammos

The Sanctuary of Zeus Ammon is one of the most important temples in Halkidiki. The Sanctuary of Dionysus was founded in the second half of the 8th century B.C. by Euboean who settled in Afitis and was worshiped with the Nymphs in the cave beneath the rock on the southwest side of the site. The […]

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Mount Athos

Mount Athos

The boarder of this monastic state, where it meets the rest of Greece, is marked by an imaginary line drawn from Francocastro on the western coast across to Cape Arapis on the opposite coast, passing close it the foothills of the mountain “Megali Vigla” (Megas Zigos). Until the 3rd Century BC, many small Greek towns […]

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Visit Afitos

Visit Afitos

Athitos (Afitos) of the painters, Athitos of the men who love and dream of it. With its characteristic location having a view to the Toronaios Gulf. The architecture of its houses, its benevolent and often “archaic” habitants. Athitos is the third village after the isthmus of Potidaia, which has been there from about 3,000 bc. […]

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Visit Thessaloniki

Visit Thessaloniki

Explore the cultural treasures and historical legacy of Thessaloniki in this sightseeing tour. See the hip, cosmopolitan face of Thessaloniki in a morning spent among its shops and cafes. Visit the White Tower, an iconic landmark that has repelled foreign invaders and housed Ottoman prisoners over the course of five centuries.

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Mount Athos Cruises

Mount Athos Cruises

Enjoy a marvelous cruise around the western part of Holy Mountain of Athos in Ouranoupoli Halkidiki meeting the holy monasteries and being absolutely touched by the natural sea beauty of the area. Our vessel starts its journey at Ouranoupoli’s port.  After a cruise of about 3 hours and 30 minutes with a clear view of […]

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Toroneos Cruises

Toroneos Cruises

The beautiful Toroneos gulf is located between the peninsulas of Kassandra and Sithonia. It is well known for its blue crystal waters and the breathtaking view of the scenery and the coastlines of the two peninsulas. Among these in the Toroneos gulf, is also an island of Halkidiki, which is called ‘Kelyfos’. This cruise trip […]

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