Welcome to the place of a thousand colors and rotations!
The place that nullifies the distance between the wonders of nature!
Three hundred (300) kilometers of coastline (the biggest in Halkidiki), numerous beaches, bays, little islands, crystal-clear blue water, golden plains, luscious green mountains, all wisely placed and harmonious!
Explore this special corner of Halkidiki!
Visit Mount Athos, enjoy a dip in the water along the sandy beaches, walk along the path that gave birth to the great ancient philosopher Aristotle and taught Alexander the Great, take a tour along the green or purple (depending on the season) Aristotelian Mountain and dash along the hillsides of Holomontas mountain.
See it all!
You will be pleasantly surprised with the proximity of it all.
Mount Athos (/ˈæθɒs/; Greek: Όρος Άθως, Oros Athos Greek pronunciation: [ˈaθos]) is a mountain and peninsula in Macedonia, Greece. A World Heritage Site and self-governed state in the Hellenic Republic, Athos is home to 20 stavropegial Eastern Orthodox monasteries under the direct jurisdiction of the patriarch of Constantinople. Today Greeks commonly refer to Mount Athos as the "Holy Mountain" (Greek: Άγιον Όρος, Agion Oros). In Classical times, while the mountain was called Athos, the peninsula was called Akté (Ἀκτὴ) (sometimes Acte or Akte).
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Let yourselves go to the recreation of summer, this special celebration of the year, which in the Mt Athos area (as in all of Halkidiki) lasts six (6) whole months. In its beaches one can enjoy all the different kinds of summer vacation:
In well-organized waterfronts, for those of you that prefer a more cosmopolitan atmosphere,
In unexplored beaches for those that love adventure,
In quiet beaches for those with families,
In the numerous little bays for the hopelessly romantic.
In organized camping areas, for the ones that love to travel by car or motor-home,
In picturesque fishing villages, for those that are avid fishermen
You will worship, as do millions of travellers that vist the area every year, the crystal-blue seas, the golden beaches, the water sports, the games in the sand, the fishing villages, the traditional little ports basking in the Mediterranean sun, the sunsets along the seashore watching the Aegean sea and so much more.. You will swim at the 100 beaches of the area, from which the following have been certified with the international award of Blue Flag:
Aristotle was born in Stageira, Chalcidice, in 384 BC, about 55 km (34 mi) east of modern-day Thessaloniki His father Nicomachus was the personal physician to King Amyntas of Macedon. Aristotle was trained and educated as a member of the aristocracy. At about the age of eighteen, he went to Athens to continue his education at Plato's Academy. Aristotle remained at the academy for nearly twenty years before quitting Athens in 348/47 BC. The traditional story about his departure reports that he was disappointed with the direction the academy took after control passed to Plato's nephew Speusippus upon his death, although it is possible that he feared anti-Macedonian sentiments and left before Plato had died He then traveled with Xenocrates to the court of his friend Hermias of Atarneus in Asia Minor. While in Asia, Aristotle traveled with Theophrastus to the island of Lesbos, where together they researched the botany and zoology of the island. Aristotle married Hermias's adoptive daughter (or niece) Pythias. She bore him a daughter, whom they named Pythias. Soon after Hermias' death, Aristotle was invited by Philip II of Macedon to become the tutor to his son Alexander the Great in 343 BC.