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Sightseeing

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

Ammon Zeus Kallithea

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 Holy Mount Athos is an autonomous and self-governed territory of Greece. It occupies the whole of the third peninsula of Halkidiki, about 50 km in length and having a breadth of 8-12 km covering an area of 330 square kilometers. In the centre of the peninsula of Mount Athos rise a long range of […]

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Tower of Nea Fokea

Nea Fokea

Hallmark of the village, this Byzantine Tower holds a dominant position on the hill at the right side of N. Fokea’s port. It is made of stone, is 28 meters high and it’s the only one to have survived up to its crenelations. It is speculated that it was built in 1407 on a prehistoric […]

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