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...the smell of resin and sea-breeze compose a "paradise on earth"

A large peninsula culminating in three long slender fingers, Halkidiki boasts 550 kilometres of coastline and more Blue Flag honoured beaches than any other Greek province. The sun, vegetation and the sea reign jointly and in harmony, sharing justly their influence over this iece of land.

HARMONY IN NATURE

Endless blue and deep green, sandy beaches and ine trees kissed by the waves, the smell of resin and sea-breeze compose a "paradise on earth". Wine producers, beekeepers, oil producers, fishermen and merchants, the local residents know how to extend generous hospitality, original moments and experiences.

HALKIDIKI THROUGH THE CENTURIES

The region is rich in history and mythology lost in the centuries. The peninsula was inhabited approximately 700,000 ago, as evidenced by prehistoric-era findings in the Petralona Cave. Neolithic settlements from the 'Copper Period were located in the west and central eninsula.

MT.  ATHOS

Halkidiki's most spectacular landscape is Mount Athos, the easternmost finger of the peninsula, also known as the Holy Mountain. Castle-like monasteries, rising over the storm-beaten rocks of Mt. Athos, the spiritual centre of Orthodox Christianity. The first monastic communities were established in Athos in the 9th century. They are a UNESCO monument of international cultural heritage and a real-life museum of Byzantine and post-Byzantine art.

CONTEMPORARY HALKIDIKI/CULTURE

Halkidiki has a well-developed hotel infrastructure, luxury and comfort, casino and marinas, spas and shopping centers, modern convention centers, good food and wine, beach bars and clubs. Constituting bridges of communication and civilization, several international festivals and cultural events take place in Halkidiki year-round.

IN SEARCH OF THE ALTERNATIVE

Halkidiki is ideal for scuba-diving, wind surfing, golf, spa treatment, trekking, long-distance walking, mountain biking, bird watching, beach volley, basket ball, soccer and tennis. There is endless alternative opportunity for adventure sports and recreation for people who are in love with life and action.

 
ΤΑΞΙΔΙΑ ΠΕΡΙΠΕΤΕΙΑΣ - OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES | ΟΙΚΟΤΟΥΡΙΣΜΟΣ - ECOTOURISM | ΓΕΩΤΟΥΡΙΣΜΟΣ - GEOTOURISM | ΤΑ ΕΘΝΙΚΑ ΠΑΡΚΑ - NATIONAL PARKS | ΑΓΡΟΤΟΥΡΙΣΜΟΣ - AGROTOURISM - RURAL TOURISM | ΑΡΧΑΙΟΛΟΓΙΚΟΣ ΤΟΥΡΙΣΜΟΣ - ARCHAEOLOGICAL TOURISM | ΠΟΛΙΤΙΣΤΙΚΟΣ ΤΟΥΡΙΣΜΟΣ - ΑΠΟΔΡΑΣΗ ΣΤΙΣ ΤΕΧΝΕΣ - CULTURAL TOURISM - FINE ARTS HOLIDAYS | ΤΑ ΜΟΥΣΕΙΑ ΤΗΣ ΕΛΛΑΔΑΣ - THE MUSEUMS OF GREECE | ΠΑΡΑΔΟΣΙΑΚΑ ΞΕΝΟΔΟΧΕΙΑ - TRADITIONAL HOTELS | ΤΑ ΚΑΣΤΡΑ ΤΗΣ ΕΛΛΑΔΑΣ - THE CASTLES OF GREECE | ΣΥΝΕΔΡΙΑΚΟΣ ΤΟΥΡΙΣΜΟΣ - CONGRESS TOURISM | ΙΑΤΡΙΚΟΣ ΤΟΥΡΙΣΜΟΣ ΣΤΗΝ ΕΛΛΑΔΑ - MEDICAL TOURISM IN GREECE | ΘΡΗΣΚΕΥΤΙΚΟΣ ΤΟΥΡΙΣΜΟΣ - RELIGIOUS TOURISM | ΙΑΜΑΤΙΚΟΣ ΤΟΥΡΙΣΜΟΣ - THERAPEUTIC TOURISM | ΘΑΛΑΣΣΟΘΕΡΑΠΕΙΑ - THALASSOTHERAPY - SPA | ΔΡΟΜΟΙ ΚΡΑΣΙΟΥ - WINE ROADS | ΓΑΣΤΡΟΝΟΜΙΑ - GASTRONOMY | ΑΘΛΗΤΙΚΟΣ ΤΟΥΡΙΣΜΟΣ - SPORTING ACTIVITIES | GOLFING HOLIDAYS - GOLF COURSES IN GREECE | ΚΑΤΑΔΥΣΕΙΣ - ΚΑΤΑΔΥΤΙΚΑ ΚΕΝΤΡΑ ΣΤΗΝ ΕΛΛΑΔΑ - SCUBA DIVING GREECE - DIVING CENTERS - SCHOOLS | SAILING AND YACHTING | ΘΕΜΑΤΙΚΑ ΠΑΡΚΑ - AMUSEMENT THEME PARKS | ΣΚΙ - ΧΙΟΝΟΔΡΟΜΙΚΑ ΚΕΝΤΡΑ - SKIING - SKI RESORTS GREECE | LUXURY HOTELS RESORTS AND SPA | ΤΑΞΙΔΙΩΤΙΚΑ ΓΡΑΦΕΙΑ ΕΝΑΛΛΑΚΤΙΚΟΥ ΤΟΥΡΙΣΜΟΥ - TRAVEL AGENTS FOR ALTERNATIVE TOURISM

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