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Mount Athos Full Day Cruise From Thessaloniki

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time-raw11 hours
Starting point
Your accommodation in Thessaloniki
Pickup Option
Free Pickup

Embark on a full-day exploration tour from Thessaloniki and witness the medieval monasteries of Mt. Athos. Learn about the rich historical background of this region with commentaries from your guide. It is going to be one of the educative and overwhelming Greece tour coupled with tasting of local cuisines while at it.

What to expect?


Stop At: Aristotelous Square, Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki Region, Central Macedonia

  • Grab the chance to discover one of the most secluded areas of Greece, the famous Athos peninsula. Embark on a cruise, learn rich historical background and spend a wonderful day. The first part of the program begins with a transfer by bus to Ormos Panagias, situated N-E of the Sithonia peninsula in Chalkidiki.

Stop At: Mount Athos The Holy Mountain, Mount Athos, Mt. Athos Peninsula, Halkidiki Region, Central Macedonia

  • From this seaport, we will continue with our journey, sailing towards the south of the Athos Peninsula, until we reach the south limit, at the highest point which is 2,033 m. From here we shall sail north, along the western coast. You will be able to see from a close distance (from the boat), the mysterious and miraculous place which has been for centuries the center of Orthodoxy and you will find out new information about the history of Mount Athos and 8 of its monasteries.

Stop At: Byzantine Tower of Ouranoupolis, Ouranoupolis, Mt. Athos Peninsula, Halkidiki Region, Central Macedonia

  • After approximately 4 hours we shall stop in Ouranoupoli, where you will have enough free time to discover the village, to take a walk, to shop or to have a traditional meal in one of the taverns there. On our way, back from Ouranoupoli, the boat will sail to the west, to Ormos Panagias and for 1 hour and a half you will watch a wonderful program with traditional dances and Greek music. The cruise will finish in Ormos Panagias, where the bus will be waiting for your drive back to Thessaloniki.

What is included?

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach
  • Cruise ticket
  • English-speaking guide
  • Information through speakers on various languages

Is this experience for me?

  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers

What do I need to bring?

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Spending money
  • Camera
  • Layered clothing
  • Passport/ID

Additional information

  • Voucher: You will receive a secure voucher to either print out or present on your mobile phone.
  • Cancellation Policy: For a full refund, please cancel at least 24 hours prior to the start date of the experience.
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