Petralona Cave

Petralona Cave – for those seldom rainy days

So you are planning your trip to Sithonia and you are wondering what if it rains, what will we do? This is where you need and ace up your sleeve to make the kids happy. One of the local favorites is Petralona Cave. The Cave The real reason to come to Petralona Cave is of course for the cave. Museums …

athos-tour

Mount Athos Cruise

On a beautiful late September morning, we get up early to rush down to Ormos Panagias, an attractive little harbour town on the east side of the Sithonia peninsula of Halkidiki.  The weather is beautiful for this time of year.  Sunny and with a temperature in the high 20’s, the conditions couldn’t be more perfect to experience a day cruise …

philippiruins

Endless vacation possibilities in northern Greece

Macedonia is Greece’s largest region. The diversity of Macedonia makes it a paradise for all kinds of tourism. Whether it’s ski resorts on dramatic snow capped peaks, or a simple parasol on an isolated white sand Aegean beach. Or the endless fields of olive groves bordering winding rows of grape bearing vines. All this is to be enjoyed by those …

Aristotle

Aristotle Tour

Aristotle Tour – this self-guide tour will make a fantastic day trip and gives something for the whole family to enjoy Halkidiki’s greatest claim is probably that of being the birth place of one of the Greece’s greatest men – Aristotle. A student of Plato, he wasn’t just a philosopher but a scientist who showed interest in all fields. He …

Mount Athos monastery

Mount Athos Monasteries

When taking a Mount Athos cruise or boat tour from Sithonia, the excursion begins in Ormos Panagias.  Starting early in the morning, the boat will cross the gulf to the southern part of the Athos peninsula.  From the base of Mount Athos, the tour boat will gradually work its way north along the Athos shoreline where you will have spectacular …