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Portokali Beach, Halkidiki-The Most Stunning Beach in Sithonia

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Greece Halkidiki second peninsula portokali beachPortokali Beach or Kavourotrupes (meaning crab holes) is one of the most beautiful beaches in Halkidiki. The scenery is really amazing, crystal clear water, sand and white rocks….simply the best beach in Sithonia. But unfortunately if you want to enjoy swimming there you should avoid the months of July and August. During these months, especially on weekends, this paradise is overcrowded. It is also one of the most popular beaches for free camping.

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Greece Halkidiki Paliouri beach, best beach bar in Halkidiki Cabana 17

Cabana Beach Bar, Paliouri Beach-The Most Luxury and Popular Beach Bar in Kassandra, Halkidiki

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Greece Halkidiki Paliouri beach, best beach bar in Halkidiki Cabana 17Paliouri beach is probably the prettiest beach of the first peninsula of Halkidiki.  It is located on the end of the peninsula Kassandra, about 1 hour and 45 min drive from Thessaloniki. There are several nice beach bars on walking distance as Lefki Ammos and Koursaros but the most luxury one is Cabana. I love this place. Relaxing! Refreshing! And very summery!!!

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Interior of the tomb in Amphipolis, head of sphinx 2

Have Archaeologists Discovered the Tomb of the Wife and Son of Alexander the Great?

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Kasta Tumulus is the tomb of Roxane and Alexander IVIn ancient Amphipolis,near Serres (northern Greece, 370 miles (600km) north of Athens), archaeolgists unearthed an impressive burial mound the colossal size of which (497 meters long and three meters high-the biggest tomb found in Greece, it’s ten times larger than that of Alexander’s father, Philip II of Macedon.) suggests that the tomb was built for someone extremely important and could belong to the wife and son of Alexander the Great, Roxane and Alexander IV.

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