Philippos Beach Hotel & Studios

Mount Athos, Agio Oros, Ouranopolis, Mt. Athos Peninsula, Halkidiki, Macedonia Region, 63075 , Greece | 3 star hotel
 

Travel Blogs from Ouranopolis

Life's a beach

A travel blog entry by cflove

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... so in the weekday it was empty and indeed we only saw a couple of players.

Apart from lazing on the beach, eating fish and visiting the local mountain villages I can't say we have done much. Amazingly we encountered our second folk dancing festival, this one for the Whit holidays. Of course being non-religious we didn't know it was Whit. Tomorrow we drive across Greece to catch the ferry to Italy and we are hoping for a quiet drive on Whit Monday.
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Olives n' Oleander (5500 KM)

A travel blog entry by cflove

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... and amount of beautiful woodland was a testament to the rainfall.

Once into Greece the driving was much easier and you could set the cruise control without fear of pot holes. We arrived in Neos Marmaras in the early evening and settled into our self catering room with a large balcony over looking the sea.

Now sitting on the balcony, drinking Turkish Raki, over looking the sea, 25C, cheers.


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ESCAPE Confernce

A travel blog entry by kauairent

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This last week in Greece we have spent at the ESCAPE Conference in Porto Carras Resort. It is located in the Macedonia Region where there are 3 peninsulas. It is a popular destination for Greeks vacationing. The G8 Summit and the European Summit were held at this resort a few years ago, very nice resort!

I mentioned that I was to go on a tour to the Mt Athos (around it, not to it!) but we quite literally missed the boat and didn't ...

Ferry, Buses and more buses

A travel blog entry by kauairent

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Saturday May 28th …today we are traveling from Skiathos to Thessaloniki….the ferry to Volos left Skiathos at 2:15 pm, so we had to catch a ride from the hotel down to the bus stop , then caught a bus to the port to catch the ferry. The ferry ride took 2.5 hours and was really nice…once we got to Volas we had to find the bus station, we asked about 5 different people and got 5 different directions. Finally we came across 2 English girls who were coming from the ...

Watch this on Mt Athos

A travel blog entry by kauairent

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I am going to do a boat tour around Mt Athos on Tuesday while Dave is at his conference. I spoke with a few people at the opening reception about the experience. They allow no women at the Mt and men must have special permission to visit. So I decided to find out more ...

Location

This 3 star hotel, located on Mount Athos, Agio Oros, Ouranopolis, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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