Greece (Macedonia, Thrace) / Ελλάδα (Μακεδονία, Θράκη)

Macedonia (Greek: Μακεδονία) & Thrace (Greek: Θράκη). If you are looking for remaining of the ancient kingdom of Macedonia, this is definitely the right place. The capital of the kingdom, Pella (birthplace of Alexander the Great) is located in this region, 40km north-west to Thessaloniki. The neighbor country of Macedonia falsely claims this legacy but has very little to do with Alexander.
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Mt. Athos, Greece. For luxury hotels in Halkidiki visit http://www.mediteranique.com/hotels-greece/halkidiki/

Mount Athos is located in Halkidiki and is about away from Thessaloniki. Ouranoupoli is the last harbor before entering the monastic state of Athos

St Dionysiou Monastery (Agion Oros), Mount Athos, Greece

0062 - The Holy Icon of Panagia of the Akathist - Holy Monastery of Dionysiou Mount Athos

The Holy and Great Monastery of Vatopedi (Agion Oros), Mount Athos, Greece

The Holy and Great Monastery of Vatopedi (Agion Oros), Mount Athos, Greece

Θεσσαλονίκη από ψηλά! Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki from the sky! Thessaloniki, also known as Salonica, is the second-largest city in Greece and the capital of the region of Central Macedonia

Tower of Ouranoupoli, Chalkidiki, Greece

Tower of Ouranoupoli, Chalkidiki, Greece - I LIVED in that lighthouse for a short time while my then husband worked at the monastery on Athos!

Armenistis-Chalkidiki-Greece

Armenistis beach invites you to swim at its crystal clear blue waters with white, thin sand, full of plane and elm trees

Pilgrim in Skete Prodromos, Mount Athos, Greece | by Liviu Dumitru

“Remember, O my soul, the terrible and frightful wonder: that your Creator for your sake became Man, and deigned to suffer for the sake of your salvation. His angels tremble, the Cherubim are.

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