Greece is one of the top European tourist destinations, featuring marvelous nature, popular resorts, exquisite dishes and the foundations of the world. Greek holidays are colored in turquoise blue of its shores (like those on Lefkada Island), verdant green of intact forests (in Sithonia, Halkidiki) and white of Greek traditional architecture (like the one on Santorini Island). Anywhere you go between these tiny spots on the map, you will be rewarded with much more.
We totally understand that most people come to Halkidiki to relax and enjoy an easy pace while on vacation, but there are certain beaches that handsomely reward putting up some effort. So, it would be awesome if you are able to visit any of below listed beaches while you spend your time on Halkidiki.
There is a saying that your marriage will be as good as the day of its beginning. If so, to ensure the utmost and everlasting harmony in your future lives, there is hardly a better place to start your life together than in the Porto Valitsa Resort on the Kassandra peninsula, Halkidiki – Greece.
By choosing the Greek Islands for your vacation, you don’t choose top destination only, but also enlist yourself into an explorers club. And that is quite a big cherry atop the cake because almost each Greek Island has something surprising to offer to its visitors. Read on to find out what that might be.
Greece, being one of the oldest known civilizations and where the western civilization originated, could be considered the world’s center, either for its natural beauty, historical significance, inspiring mythology, and more.
Hiking – Trekking in Kassandra Halkidiki
The following walking paths were created few years ago by the Halkidiki Hotel Association, financed by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) with the cooperation of the Greek National Tourism Organization, in an effort to facilitate our visitors to enjoy our rich flora and fauna.
Fitness on the beach in Halkidiki
When you do sports on the beach you should :
Towers in Halkidiki. Some Byzantine towers in Halkidiki Greece are very well preserved and worth to visit them.
Besides enjoying the beautiful environment and bathing in crystal clear waters, Halkidiki is an excellent choice for sports enthusiasts. A wide range of ground and water sports can be found practically around any corner, and plentiful options are at disposal for the professionals and occasional sportsmen alike.
44 years ago, in July 1971, a local group, motivated by their love for the sea, attempted something that was considered a madness, to swim across the Toroneos Gulf from Nikiti Sithonia to Kassandra.
It’s good to go off the beaten track in a great city. In high season the tourist hotspots will be routinely mobbed and the attractions you hoped would blow your mind can leave you feeling cold. Plus, if you go alternative, when your friends ask where you went on holiday you can look pensively into the distance and say “you probably haven’t heard of it but…” Smooth, I know. Perhaps you’ve been to Athens before, or maybe you’re just an alternative sort of person, whatever the case here are 3 offbeat things to do in the ancient capital of Greece:
Greece is a unique country with amazing natural features and an even more remarkable history. If you are looking to visit, there are so many package holidays out there that are tailor-made for individuals who want to get value for money in their trip. The following are some of the main reasons why you should visit Greece:
1. A Visit to Petralona Cave
You don’t want to miss a visit to Petralona Cave with its magnificent stalagmites and stalactites. It was discovered by a Petralona resident, Philippos Hatzaridis, in 1959. Systematic excavation of the Cave began in 1965 under the guidance of Professor Aris Poulianos, founder of the Anthropological Association of Greece.
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Any Greek or foreign Orthodox Christian who wishes to visit Mount Athos must first get in touch with the Pilgrim Bureau in Thessaloniki (+30 2310 833 733) or Ouranoupoli, Halkidiki (+30 23770 71 423) in order to obtain the Diamoneterion (visitation permit) which is valid for four calendar days.
Halkidiki prefecture was awarded with 33 Blue Flags
In Fourka beach at the peninsula of Kassandra Halkidiki Greece , was recovered a small towed artillery howitzer-flak.
The Howitzer it was at the sea more than 70 years. The distance from the coast isn’t more than 80 meters and the depth was 5 m.
CUISINES OF THE WORLD : The Silk Road: From Beijing to Rome
This year’s festival – Sani Gourmet 2014 – will be focusing on world cuisine through the prism of the Silk Road. The long route travelled by merchandise between Asia and Europe, bearing new ideas and cultural influences as well as commodities, made a decisive contribution to the diffusion of new ideas and approaches in one of the most fundamental areas of human creativity: gastronomy.
The residents of Ierissos are known to be great shipwrights, preserving an age-old profession which passes on from generation to generation.