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Run by: Ramblers Walking Holidays

Reference number: 15180

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You hear it long before you see it the music of water playing over stones. The Varvara waterfall, tumbling down through ancient rocks is the dramatic climax of a sun-dappled forest walk through European yews, ash and beech trees. Experience this journey with Ramblers Walking Holidays. Greeces most northern region of Halkidiki in Macedonia is the country at its best, with quiet coastal towns, uncrowded beaches, and of course, quintessential Greek hospitality. Walks lead us through the picturesque countryside, into pleasant woodlands of pine, fir and chestnut, we follow forest tracks and enjoy panoramic coastal trails. From the tranquil seaside town of Olympiada, we follow a beautiful section of the 19 mile Aristotle Trail and walk the green Marmari peninsula. At Ouranoupoli, which borders the World Heritage Site of Mount Athos, we can choose either an afternoon cruise to view the magnificent hanging monasteries or enjoy a walk on the small island of Ammouliani. The ancient city of Amphipolis, inhabited from the 5th century BC includes a recently excavated tomb, probably that of one of Alexander the Greats family. The food in this part of Greece could be some of the best you have ever tasted. Breakfasts often include homemade dishes. Dinners will be taken at one of the towns delightful sea front tavernas and the hotels resident owner/chef Loulou gives an excellent demonstration of Greek cookery. Why not extend your holiday with a two night stay in Thessaloniki? Greeces second city is a treasure trove of ancient sites and museums and you are spoilt for restaurants and cafs. Our independent hotel package includes breakfast and local taxes at the centrally located Hotel Park. Contact us for more details.


Departure Date Return Date Availability Price
21/09/2019 28/09/2019 See our website £Call
12/10/2019 19/10/2019 See our website £Call

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