Category Archives: Halkidiki

Fest Calendar of August & September

Following the festive month of July Cycladia returns with the Fest Calendar of August & September featuring some of the most exciting festivals of the season.

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July’s Fest Calendar

Just in time for the festive rush of the season Cycladia has gathered for you the hottest festivals of July in its exclusive Fest Calendar. Pick the date and location of your preference and step into the summer’s swing.

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May Day Guide to Sustainable Travel in Greece

Spring has arrived and nature is painting the most inspiring canvas. A canvas which, if not taken care of, would literally become invisible in the near future. Environmental protection is no longer simply a desirable effort but a core consideration for us all. Many eco-social initiatives have been implemented in the last decade and Greece has become a great supporter of environmental efforts with many sustainable sites to account for.

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Train Itineraries to the Lands of Greece

Connecting the azure sea with the highest mountains, the sounds of the suburbs to the silence of the country side, a train journey through the lands of Greece is the ultimate choice for an escape in history, tradition and the blessings of nature itself.

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Natural Treasure Trails 7: Honey: The Immortal Journey of Ambrosia

Honey has been valued by the Greeks for more than 3000 years; it was the main source of nutrition for the immortal Olympian Gods and the heavenly gift offered by Zeus for the rebirth of the mortals. Whereas honeybees come from far lands there is something in Greek honey that cannot be matched…its essence…the godly spirit of Ambrosia.

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Follow your Dream at Eagles Palace

In a corner of paradise, where the sea whispers endearments to the dazzling shore, prepare to enter the heavenly state of tranquillity. Prepare to land at the Eagles Palace luxury resort and spa, in the depths of Halkidiki, where wonders are no longer out of reach.

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The Colours of Christmas in Destinations

Woven into our society for hundreds of years, the Christmas colour theme of red & green has never been questioned, just simply adopted, from the Garden of Eden and the Paradise tree with green symbolizing life, rebirth, nature and relaxation versus red inspiring desire and passion.

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Greece: 10 “Wonders” Why

Despite its small size Greece holds a full cabinet of wonders, ten of which unveil the reasons why a visit to Greece is a wonder in itself. Embrace yourself with friends and:

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Summer’s North “Pole of Attraction” Part I

When you think of the North you get a chill from the icy cold that comes to mind even now that we are melting in the heat of August. What if North brought back memories of the summer, the golden beach and the open blue skies?

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Easter Spectacular Greece

This Easter Cycladia takes you beyond tradition and borders…beyond spectacular!
Easter in Greece is THE experience, so get ready for the ultimate Easter journey… a journey through local customs, festivities, simplicity and luxury… but where in Greece?

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Green Oasis in Greece!

Sun, sea, green landscapes… Gifted surroundings make up the magnificent backdrop of Greece. Travellers, fans of the eco-friendly trend, indulge in fresh air and natural havens where flora blends with water as the pine trees reach the shoreline and reflect their emerald colour in the cooling waters of the Greek sea…

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Challenging your adrenaline in Greece!

Those of you, who love all sorts of extreme watersports, must be aware of the term meltemi… a blissful period for surfers, as the wind can blow at 7-8 Beaufort.

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Fairytale sunsets in Greece!

Dream of the perfect setting…a cosy and romantic private spot, the summer breeze on your skin and in front of you the overwhelming view of a sunset sinking in the sea or hiding behind the shadow of an island…You are in Greece!

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Thessaloniki reflections…

Destination Thessaloniki…

From 1997, a designated European Capital of culture, to 2013, selected as a top international destination by the “National Geographic Society”, this city proves the well-known quote that “nothing comes by chance”.

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10 reasons to get married in Greece!

If the previous Top 5 Places to Propose article inspired you to pop the question, and preparations are gradually underway, Cycladia has gathered a couple of reasons why the wedding should take place in Greece, where stunning sceneries create the perfect setting …

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