At the end of Possidi beach, stands an old whitewashed lighthouse. Built in 1864, the lighthouse stood very near to the water in its early days but now the sea has backed away. The sand stretch was formed later from piling up of sediments. This colonial styled lighthouse is still in use today and has […]
This beautiful chapel “Panagia Faneromeni’ is 2 km far from Nea Skioni. It was built during 16th century. In the chapel there is the icon of Madonna painted in a base of a statue. According to legend the icon reach at Halkidiki from Thessaly by sea. In the chapel you can read the story of […]
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 […]
In the picturesque village of Stagira, on the Northeast of Halkidiki in a part overlooking the gulf of Ierissos, there is Aristotle’s Park. The Park, where a statue of the great philosopher stands for many decades has recently been equipped with interactive organs. These are applications of physical phenomena discussed in the work of the […]
Mount Athos is situated in the eastern and most enchanting third peninsula of Halkidiki, which is called the peninsula of Athos. It is the only place in Greece, which is totally devoted to praying and worshiping God and thus, it is called the Holy Mount. The Holy Mount or the Mount Athos has about 50 […]
Explore the cultural treasures and historical legacy of Thessaloniki in this sightseeing tour. See the hip, cosmopolitan face of Thessaloniki in a morning spent among its shops and cafes. Visit the White Tower, an iconic landmark that has repelled foreign invaders and housed Ottoman prisoners over the course of five centuries.