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Trips

While staying at one of our apartments at Nea Flogita, we highly recommend that you spend some days visiting some truly interesting locations nearby.

As you may know Greece apart from a beautiful destination, is also a historical country with archeological and cultural treasures that attract the whole world. Greece is the source of human thought and rationality.

Halkidiki is the home of Aristotelis and Agion Oros remains orthodoxy’s ark. In this context we suggest you some trips, in places that are worth visiting, during your stay at our hospitable apartments.

Agia Paraskevi’s Monastery

In the greater area of the village Agia Paraskevi, there were found archeological discaveries that record habitation from the very old years. In Toumpa of the former property Aggelaki, has been descovered a settlement of Bronze Age. In the location Avles there are tombs of the 6th century b.c., while in the place Mikri Toumpa was found a Macedonian Tomb of the 4th century b.c.

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Holy Monastery Sourotis – Agios Ioannis the Theologist

The HolyMonastery is dedicated to Agios Ioannis the Theologist and Agios Arsenios the Cappadocian, whose remains are in the Catholic of the Monastery. In the monastery there is Gerontas Paisios’ tomb. The sisters odf the Holy Monastery had Geronta Paisio as their spiritual guide. On July 12, 1994 Gerontas Paisios passed away and buried next to Agios Arsenios’ church.

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Petralona Cave

Petralona Cave is at the foothills of the Katsika Mountain. Shaped before over a million years, in the limestone of the Upper Jurassic, it has an area of ​​approximately 10.000 sq.m., with big halls bejeweled with colorful stalagmite formations. The cave was discovered in 1959 and in the inside was found a lot of petrified animal bones and a human skull. That is the oldest human remains which has been found so far in Greece.

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Thessaloniki’s Archeological Museum

The history of Thessaloniki’s Archeological Museum follows the track of the modern history of the city. he Archeological Museum is a place of culture and learning, open to all.

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Museum of Byzantine Culture

Museum of Byzantine Culture aims to the presentation of various aspects of life in the Byzantine and post-Byzantine period: art, ideology, social organization, relegion, but also the effect of the historical developments and the political situation, in the everyday life.

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Mount Athos

Pilgrim’s visit to the grandeur of Mount Athos, is one of the most beautiful and precious travels that someone can do in Greece. Very old monasteries with unique architecture remain unchanged over 1000 years and gazing into the Aegean Sea. Steeples, Crosses and Domes are surfaced from the dense forests of Athos.

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Noesis | Technological Museum

The Science Center and Technology Museum “NOESIS” is a welfare, non-profit cultural and educational foundation that was founded in 2001. Noesis promotes Technology Culture and creates an appropriate environment for informing the public of the latest developments in Science and Technology.

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Mediterranean Cosmos

Mediterranean Cosmos is the is the largest shopping center in northern Greece. The large number of shops , food areas and entertainment , the choice of many different activities for all family members in the same place and the integrated management services available to the center are its greatest assets.

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Vergina

In this place was Eges the old capitol of the ancient kingdom of Macedonia. Here is the Palace, the ancient theatre and the Royal Tombs. Fillipos’s tomb with it’s valuable findings (golden casket , urn , wreaths, shield etc.) are global radiation archeological elements. The place of the Royal Tombs with its canopies , is particularly impressive for the visitor.

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Panagia Soumela

Around the Monastery Panagia Sumela there is very green and beautiful view. Apart from the church , on the site there are restaurants and small shops with souvenirs and other items. Every year on August 15, the feast for Madonna, thousands of visitors from all over Greece, flock to the monastery, to worship and to attend events held in the area (eg Pontian dance bands etc.).

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Meteora

The gigantic rocks of Meteora dominate imposingly in Kalambaka. This masterpiece of nature is a unique beautiful geological phenomenon and an important monument of Orthodoxy. The first monasteries were built in the 14th century. Over the years some of them were reconstructed and others suffered major repairs to be completed and to take the final architectural shape.

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Winery and wine museum

In wineries, locals cultivating vineyards with extreme care and continuous experimentation to the study of Greek and international, known and unknown varieties. The evolution of technology goes hand in hand with tradition throughout vine growing and winemaking.