Few words about the Mythology and History of the Area… Sithonia was named after Sithon, King of Macedonia and son of Poseidon (god of the sea) and Ossa. Sithonia has been inhabitants since Neolithic times, a fact based on archeological evidence found in Toroni. Since the 10th century AC, most of the peninsula belonged to the monasteries of Mount Athos. Fishing villages were establishes during the middle ages – on…

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