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Visiting Parthenonas village in Sithonia – Chalkidiki

Visiting Parthenonas village in Sithonia-Chalkidiki, definitely worths it. Its about an old village on the mountain of Dragounteli or Itamos, lying over N.Marmaras area. It was abandoned once by its citizens and most of the houses, were almost collapsed. Fourty years ago, the place was re-discovered by a few tourists who bought an old house, […]

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The beaches of Sithonia

The amazing coastline of Sithonia, is so close to Viraggas!!!   The beaches of Sithonia are too many to pick and most of them, just amazing!! Viraggas is a good spot to start exploring…..In order to offer our guests a better view of these amazing places, we created some videos by air for the beaches of […]

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Walking around Viraggas

All the seasons are perfect for exploring the nature of Viragga’s area. Walking around Viraggas is just a pleasure. Viraggas, is the ideal place for relaxation, feeling like home. Away from the noisy and busy places, surrounded by green vegetation, flowers, water and bird’s sounds. A perfect spot for hiking, exploring the area in short […]

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Ancient Olynthos in Chalkidiki

The city of ancient Olynthos in Chalkidiki, named by the fruit of the wild fig tree, is built on two hills, between the peninsulas of Sithonia and Kassandra. It was founded by the Bottiaeans in the 7th century B.C. The city tried to maintain independency from Athens, Sparta and Macedonia but finally, was occupied and […]

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Bird watching

Bird watching around Viraggas -Viraggas small hotel, is between four at least beautiful areas for bird watching. Agios Mamas lake -We feel quite happy to be very close, almost 30min by car, to Ag.Mamas lake. It gathers lots of migrating birds as flamingos, herons, cormorans and ducks. Flamingos in lake Kerkini and in Agios Mamas […]

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A day trip from Viraggas to the area of Kerkini

The area of Kerkini is mostly known because of its lake which is a technical or artificial one and was constructed in the beginning of the 20th century. It was a very important project for the area. First of all, it had to relieve and protect the area around the Strymona’s River, from the floods. […]

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The truffle hunting in Viraggas

The truffle hunting in Viraggas, is more than an activity. It is more than using a specialized guy-hunter with his trained dogs to dig out truffles from the woods. It is mainly a gastronomical festivity and also a tradition in Viraggas. Almost 15years ago, I happened to dig out my first white truffles, just because […]

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