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Toroneos Swimming Marathon – 2016

Nikiti’s yearly event – July 16, 2016 The Toroneos Swimming Marathon is one of Halkidiki’s most recognized yearly events and perhaps its greatest sporting competition. This year Nikiti in Sithonia will host the 46th annual crossing of the Toroneos Gulf between the Kassandra and Sithonia peninsulas on Saturday the 16th of July. About the marathon… The athletes are selected to …

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Diaporos Regatta 2016 – Ormos Panagias, Halkidiki

Ormos Panagias puts on a show! Each year the Nautical club of Ormos Panagias organizes the the Diaporos Regatta that gets the season off to a good start for water sporting activities. As in past years, these events are normally held twice a year, in July and then again in September, with races for different types of craft. This year …

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ORC European Championship comes to Halkidiki

For the first time in its history the ORC European Championship will be held in Greek waters. The European yacht regatta will be held from July 3 – July 10, 2016 in Neos Marmaras on the beautiful Sithonia peninsula. This is the runner up to the ORC International World Championship that is organized to be held in Denmark 5 days …

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Chess comes to Halkidiki!

To start the 2016 holiday season, Halkidiki will be the backdrop for the FIDE World Amateur Chess Championship for 2016 and the European Senior Team Championship. From April 18-28, 2016, players will convene in the beautiful peninsula of Sithonia in Northern Greece for this international tournament. The games will take place in the conference center of the Anthemus Sea Resort …

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Welcome to Halkidiki in 2015!

SithoniaGreece.com welcomes you to Halkidiki in 2015! As in the past few years, the tourist season in Greece in 2015 is expected to out perform the previous years. Sithonia is no exception. Already by mid May, many hotels and apartments are open for business and there are deals that can be found if you want to beat the busy season. …

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Diaporos Regatta 2014 – Ormos Panagias, Halkidiki

The Diaporos Regatta of 2014 is the third annual regatta to be held on the beautiful Sithonia peninsula. It will bring much excitement to Vourvourou and Ormos Panagias in Halkidiki. The first series of race events take place on the last weekend of August from Friday, August 29 – Sunday, August 31 and feature different races from windsurfing to canoes. …

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Neos Marmaras Cup 2014 – Folk and Dance Festival

As the tourist season winds down in Halkidiki, we cannot say that it is over yet. The September season is one of the most pleasant with warm weather and waters and is full of activities such as this one…. September 17 – 22, 2014 “The Neos Marmaras Cup” This international folklore music and dance festival will be held for the …

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Toroneos Swim Marathon Nikiti, 2013

Swim Marathon Nikiti, Halkidiki – Saturday July 13, 2013 The Toroneos Gulf Swim Marathon is probably Halkidiki’s most important yearly event. The 43rd annual swimming competition will take place on Saturday July 13. Starting in Kallithea on the Kassandra peninsula, the contestants will swim across the Toroneos Gulf, a distance of 26 kilometres, and finish in Nikiti on the Sithonia …

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Folkdance Festival in Neos Marmaras, Halkidiki

The International Music and Folk Dance Festival will take place in Neos Marmaras, Halkidiki, May 22-27 and September 18-23, 2012. For 5 years this festival has hosted over 2.000 artists from all over the world. Folk dance groups, singing groups, orchestras and brass bands all take part in this great musical event, which is the top competitive music event in …