Paradise on Earth The Prefecture of Chalkidiki is just below Macedonia. To the north, it borders on the Prefecture of Thessaloniki, while to the east it is washed by the Strymonic Gulf, to the west by the Thermaic Gulf, and to the south by the Aegean sea. The most notable geographical feature of Chalkidiki is, …

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Olympus Riviera Pieria Greece Olympus Riviera, in Pieria, is the Greek Riviera. Below imposing Mount Olympus and the evergreen Pieria Mountains, its serenity unfolds to the crystal blue waters of the Aegean Sea. It is the land of Mythology, the Gods and the Muses, the cradle of civilization, with a strong cultural past. It is …



Perea & Agia Triada

PEREA Golden StarPerea Beautiful four-star hotel in Perea area, near Thessaloniki, Golden Star hotel ideally combines a summer holiday with the possibility to visit the historical and modern-day capital of Northern Greece. Apart from the organized private beach in front of the hotel, there is also a cozy bar & restaurant by the sea, a …

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Sivota, Peradika & Parga

SMALL VILLAGES THAT WILL TAKE YOU BREATH AWAY Crystal-clear waters and spotless beaches justify that Sivota is a center of attraction for thousands of tourists from Greece and abroad every year. Today Sivota has turned into a tourist resort. The beaches Megas Amnios, Mikri Ammos, Bella Vraka, etc., and the excellent tourist facilities attract many …

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An Island To Remember For The Rest Of Your Life This famous island is located on the west coast of Greece, connected to the mainland by a long causeway and floating bridge. The principal town of the island and seat of the municipality is the city of Lefkada. It is situated on the northern part …

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Thrace is mostly mountainous and was first inhabited by Pelasgians, a race closely connected to the other Greek tribes. Thracians founded Eleusis in Attica and the mythical musicians Orpheus and Mousaios were from Thrace. In ancient times, Thrace stretched from Mt. Olympus in the south to the Danube in the north, and among its most …

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Peninsula Of Cassandra

INTRODUCTION Our tour of Chalkidiki begins from coastal Nea Herakleia, a settlement founded by refugees from Asia Minor, expelled from their homelands in 1922. Here was found a silver reliquary of the early Christian period, which is exhibited in the Museum of Byzantine Civilization of Thessaloniki. Taking the road to Nea Moudania, a drive of …

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Chios – Ikaria

CHIOS The history of Chios goes back to legendary times. Its first inhabitants were Pelasgians, then Cretans, and perhaps Carians and Leleges lived there too. During historical times, Ionians from the Asia Minor coast arrived, and soon turned Chios into a flourishing commercial, artistic, and literary center, until it was taken by the Persians in …

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Dodecanese – Rhodes

This group of islands has been called the Dodecanese ( 12 islands ) because the main ones are twelve in number: Patmos, Kalymnos, Leros, Kos, Nisyros, Astypalaea, Tilos, Symi, Chalki, Karpathos, Kassos, Rhodes, and Kastellorizo. In the next several articles, we will describe all of them, one by one. RHODES Rhodes with its constant sunshine, …

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