• ‘The envy of the gods': an eco-friendly beach escape in Halkidiki, Greece

    12 days ago - By The Guardian

    Welcome to Kassandra Peninsula, Greece's natural playground, where Aegean coast, pine forest and wetland meet an expansive luxury resort A postcard-worthy scene of white sand beaches, azure waters and lush pine forests, Kassandra is one of the three so-called “legs” that branch off the Halkidiki peninsula in Greece. The other two areSithonia, which is more mountainous and less developed, also blessed with forests and secluded beaches; and Athos, a male-only autonomous monastic state (although largely closed to visitors, you can view the splendour of its Byzantine monasteries from excursion...
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