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Petralona Cave Is a Must-See Attraction

Petralona Cave Is a Must-See Attraction

The oldest human skull in Europe was discovered in Petralona Cave, Halkidiki. Check out the interesting story of the 10,400 square meters Red Cave. Petralona Cave Is a Must-See Attraction in Halkidiki Greece When a villager of Petralona, Halkidiki, climbed Mount Katsika in search of sources of water, he couldn’t imagine that a geological marvel […]

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The Best Summer Vacation Packing Checklist

The Best Summer Vacation Packing Checklist

This is a helpful summer vacation packing checklist. Check out which things are essential, what NOT to forget, & what to leave behind for great Greek holidays. The Best Summer Vacation Packing Checklist The whole family gathered around the table, talked for hours, dreamed for days and finally the big decision was taken. This summer, […]

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Visit Kriopigi Village and Experience

Visit Kriopigi Village and Experience the Best Summer Vacation

Maximize your summer vacation by visiting Kriopigi village. Between swimming in clear waters & eating fish food, check what makes Kriopigi a great destination. Visit Kriopigi Village and Experience the Best Summer Vacation Close your eyes and visualize diving in crystal blue waters, feeling the warmth of the sun, and tasting some of the best […]

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Mediterranean Diet: Benefits & the Role of Olives

Mediterranean Diet: Benefits & the Role of Olives

What is the Mediterranean diet & the role of olive oil in a healthy life? Read the benefits & why you should take Halkidiki olives when you visit north Greece. Mediterranean Diet: Benefits & the Role of Olives It’s highly unlikely that your doctor ever prescribed olive oil, nuts, fish, red wine, and fresh fruit […]

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Family Holidays How to Survive

Family Holidays How to Survive Them And Have Some Fun

Make your family holidays in Halkidiki, Greece, memorable. Learn what to do when you travel with small children by reading these helpful survival tips. Family Holidays: How to Survive Them (And Have Some Fun) Traveling with small kids is usually daunting, overwhelming & exhausting. But family holidays are supposed to be fun in spite of […]

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The meaning of the Christmas tree

The meaning of the Christmas tree and why Xmas occurs when it does?

The Christmas tree is a symbol of a popular holiday in December throughout the world. Christmas associates believers to the birth of Jesus Christ, while Xmas tree is a memo that the New Year and the season of gifts are here. But how far the tradition of decorating the Christmas tree goes into the past? […]

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Christmas trees from the Taxiarchis village

Christmas trees from the Taxiarchis village, Halkidiki

The Christmas tree is the symbol of the holiest Christian holiday. And if you celebrate Xmas in Greece, there is a good chance that your Christmas tree comes from Taxiarchis. It is a traditional village in the heart of Halkidiki, surrounded by dense forests. And Taxiarchis is the main supplier of Xmas trees in Greece. […]

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Traveling to Hotel Kriopigi from nearby countries

Traveling to Hotel Kriopigi from nearby countries

Holidaying in Halkidiki is best by car. There are many interesting spots all over the place you can quickly access by car. And if you travel to the region of Halkidiki from nearby countries, you usually don’t need more than half a day for a journey, if that. Of Hotel Kriopigi’s guests, many of them […]

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Spirituality and everyday life on Mount Athos

Spirituality and everyday life on Mount Athos

Mount Athos, Halkidiki Greece is a spiritual center of Orthodox Christianity. This unique community was established in the 11th century AD. Since then, monks of Mount Athos have taken active part in the creativity featuring Orthodox art, literature and culture. They pursued this role even during the Turkish era, which lasted several centuries. Because of this, […]

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5 Best Places for Family Holidays in Kassandra

5 Best Places for Family Holidays in Kassandra

Halkidiki is a region abounding with assets promising a great vacation for everyone. Kassandra and Sithonia are two main holiday destinations. Yet, other regions offer a lot to explore. Either way, warm sea, clear water and pleasant climate will welcome you everywhere. Kassandra Peninsula is ideal for family vacations in particular. In this article, we’ll […]

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