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There's No Place like Drenia Islands in Halkidiki

There’s No Place like Drenia Islands in Halkidiki

Considered the blue lagoon in Halkidiki and an earthly paradise, the Drenia Islands across Ouranoupolis can talk to everyone’s senses.

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Why Ouranoupolis Is the Best Destination for Relaxing Vacations

Why Ouranoupolis Is the Best Destination for Relaxing Vacations

If you promised yourself a relaxing summer vacation this year, book a room in Ouranoupolis, Halkidiki. It can’t get more serene than in the Gate of Mount Athos.

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A Day in a Monk's Life

A Day in a Monk’s Life

Have you ever wondered how the monks on Mount Athos spend their days? They’re secluded from the secular world & spend their days praying, studying and working.

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What NOT to Eat before Flying

What NOT to Eat before Flying

Enjoy your vacation in Halkidiki by knowing which foods to avoid before flying. Get ready to make sacrifices to minimize bloating & discomfort when traveling. What NOT to Eat before Flying Catching the morning flight to Greece? Pre-flight stress is enough to make you feel ill. Why risk repeated trips to the plane’s lavatory by […]

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Aristotle's Park Is a Must-Visit Attraction

Aristotle’s Park Is a Must-Visit Attraction in Halkidiki

If you visit Ouranoupolis, spend a few hours to the Aristotle’s Park. The experimental instruments will entertain you & educate you about the Greek philosopher.

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The Epitaphios in Ouranoupolis

The Epitaphios in Ouranoupolis, Easter in Halkidiki

The awe-inspiring decorations of the Epitaphios in Ouranoupolis and the gracious embellishments in the local church make the Easter holidays unique. 

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Why Visit Ouranoupolis Once in Your Lifetime

Why Visit Ouranoupolis Once in Your Lifetime

You meet Ouranoupolis before you reach Mount Athos. This small village in Halkidiki has a dramatic charm and calmness that urge you to come back for more.

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Cruising from Ouranoupolis Is a Life Experience

Cruising from Ouranoupolis to Ammouliani and Mount Athos Is a Life Experience

Cruise boats take you from Ouranoupolis, Halkidiki, to Mount Athos and Ammouliani and allow you to experience summer vacations like never before.

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Add a Visit to Mount Athos on Your Bucket List

Add a Visit to Mount Athos on Your Bucket List

Ouranoupoli, Halkidiki, is the last border before one enters Mount Athos – that’s if you are a man. See why a trip to Mount Athos is worth taking.

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How to get to Ouranoupoli and Mount Athos, by car?

How to get to Ouranoupoli, Mount Athos, by car?

Arriving in Ouranoupoli, the Mount Athos Peninsula, Halkidiki, by car is simple when you travel via the Balkans. An excellent road network connects the holiday resort to Serbia, FYROM, Bulgaria, Turkey and other regions of Greece. From whichever country you travel to the “City of Heaven,” you will most probably pass either through Thessaloniki, Serres or Kavala.

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