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Neos Marmaras Halkidiki Travel Guide

Neos Marmaras is Sithonia’s largest village with about 3000 inhabitants but summer can make it swell to 20,000 as tourists fill the apartments and hotels. Welcome to the “New” Marmara, the cosmopolitan center of Sithonia! Why go to Neos Marmaras? If you could be living on a perfect sandy Aegean beach, this question may have merit but the arguments to …

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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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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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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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Lets go to Greece and buy a… fur coat?

Buy a fur coat in Greece? Sounds crazy but it’s true. The last years have seen fur shops opening up in Neos Marmaras on the Sithonia peninsula, they are almost on every corner. The question is, why would there be a market for furs in a location that sees snow perhaps once in 10 years? To answer the question is …

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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 …