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Honey – Sithonia’s sweetness in a jar

The way to experience different cultures is to try the local cuisine and products. In Sithonia you will have plenty of opportunity to try the Greek cuisine such as the favourites like souvlaki, gyros, calamari and endless varieties of fresh fish, but one local product should not be left off your list to bring home – honey! Just a drive …

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Ta Kymata – the pearl of Neos Marmaras

If you are in want of a special evening out in Sithonia’s largest town, Neos Marmaras we highly recommend you give Ta Kymata a try. Ta Kymata is not the place to go for souvlaki or typical Greek food but specializes in fresh seafood. Toula – the owner and head chef has won awards for her mastery. We decided to …

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Great Food in Kalamitsi – Zorbas Taverna

Come hungry! Yani gives some of the largest portions in Sithonia The high season is now beginning in Halkidiki and since many of our readers are at the moment in Sithonia vacationing, we would like to give some restaurant tips over the next weeks. If you are visiting Kalamitsi on the southern tip of Sithonia, we highly recommend trying Zorbas …

Paris Restaurant Vourvourou

Paris Restaurant – a delightful stop in Vourvourou

Vourvourou is a wonderful place to visit in Sithonia. When visiting for the day I decided to make a stop at one of my favorite seaside restaurants in Halkidiki – Paris Restaurant. As I look around, the majority of people coming here seem to be Greeks and it’s obvious that they are regular customers as they are greeted by Paris …

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Is good Greek wine just a memory?

Beautiful fine sandy beaches, clear turquoise water, and now wine! It just keeps getting better. Even though there are claims that Macedonia and Thrace have been producers of wine for some 5000 years, wine in Halkidiki and in Greece is just starting to make a comeback. And we are not talking about retsina (a typical Greek white wine with the …

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Porto Koufo – Seafood at its best!

For a special experience, it is worth the drive to Porto Koufo to enjoy an evening and a seafood dinner in the beautiful Porto Koufo Harbor. Socrates and his family have been in the restaurant business for 60 years and are sure to have you going home with a smile on you face! Nobody prepares seafood quite like the Greeks, …