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 (tel. (++30) 2310 833 733) or Ouranoupoli, Halkidiki (tel. (++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.
Before starting the journey
Visit the doctor. He will check the health of the animal and will give you the health certificate and vaccination, which must have with you if you travel by ship or airplane , but if you stay in a hotel.
In the picturesque village of Stagira, on the Northeast of Halkidiki in a part overlooking the gulf of Ierissos, there is Aristotle’s Park.
Each route is connected to an international historical uniqueness:
Seafood – Fishes
Here some useful information when you buy or eat fish
The stunning beach resort of Halkidiki can be found just to the southeast of Thessaloniki in the northern region of Greece. This destination boasts crystal clear waters as well as enchanting remote bays and picturesque villages and has long been attracting visitors from all over the world. People who know where to look will find plenty of excellent accommodation deals, and sites such as Holiday Hypermarket offer plenty of accommodation options at the click of a button.
The Monastery Center for Disease Prevention, Panagia Philanthropini, (Our Lady, the Blessed Virgin Mary, Who Loves Humankind) resides in northern Greece, near the town of Ormylia, Halkidiki.
Through the dense foliage of the trees emerges the view of the three peninsulas , and the Aegean islands . The dense foliage of trees – green, golden yellow and gray – create an idyllic atmosphere. Taverns in the woods and villages offer hunting and other delicious local delicacies. Small churches scattered throughout the route. Numerous festivals and local celebrations. Excellent local products and delicacies prepared by the cooperatives of women, but the residents individually, are available to visitors …
He was the official architect of the Greek Community in the decades around 1900 and built important public and private buildings , with the most representative Papafio Orphanage and Hospital ” Agios Dimitrios “.
Evaluation Criteria for Oil
The acidity is expressed either in grams free oleic acid per 100 gr fat ( acidity ) or as numbers acidity gives the thousandths of KOH required for neutralization of free fatty acids present in one gram of oil.
The link that connects these two expressions (acidity – acid number ) is : acidity ( oleic ) (% ) = number of acidity x 0,503
Balanced acidity, olive oil, divided into edible (acidity up 3.3 %) and industrial (acidity greater than 3.3%)