Classic Mount Athos cruise (8 monasteries) & Ouranoupolis departing from Ormos Panagias

Join us on our Mount Athos Cruise aboard the pirate ship 'Menia Maria'!

Embark on a mesmerizing journey with our Pirate Boat Cruise to the sacred shores of Mount Athos, also known as the "Virgin Mary's Garden." For over a millennium, this independent monastic state has been a beacon of the Christian Orthodox faith, steeped in Byzantine traditions. Our cruise offers an unparalleled opportunity to witness the timeless beauty of this holy land and its awe-inspiring monasteries.

Program Highlights:

  • Departure:

  - 9:15 AM: Our adventure begins at the port of Ormos Panagias in Sithonia. Set sail towards the southernmost end of the Mount Athos Peninsula, embarking on a voyage through history.

  •  Guided Tour:

  - As we cruise along the west coast, a detailed guided tour will introduce you to the rich history and daily life of the monks residing in the eight magnificent monasteries. Marvel at their unique architecture and serene surroundings, while soaking in the spiritual ambiance of this revered land.

        Monasteries to Admire:

  1. Holy Monastery of Saint Paul
  2. Holy Monastery of Dionysios
  3. Saint Gregory Monastery
  4. Holy Monastery of Simonos Petra
  5. Holy Monastery of Xiropotamos
  6. Holy Monastery of Agios Panteleimonos
  7. Holy Monastery of Xenophon
  8. Holy Monastery of Dochiariou
  •  Chance to Spot Dolphins:

  - Keep an eye on the waters, as the playful dolphins often grace us with their presence, adding an extra touch of magic to the journey.

  •  Ouranoupolis Stop:

  - 1:30 PM: We arrive at the picturesque town of Ouranoupolis. Here, you'll have free time to explore, enjoy a delicious lunch, or take a refreshing swim in the crystal-clear waters.

  •  Return:

  - 3:30 PM: Depart from Ouranoupolis and sail back towards Ormos Panagias.

  - 5:00 PM: Arrive at Ormos Panagias, concluding a day filled with unforgettable experiences and spiritual insights.

Join us for this unique and enriching experience, where history, spirituality, and natural beauty converge. Book your Pirate Boat Cruise today and immerse yourself in the wonders of Mount Athos!

 

Services

  • Fully organized snack bar on board
  • Transportation to the port (extra charge 25 € per person)*
  • People with disabilities and families with children.
  • Special offers available for groups (more than 35 pax)

*We provide transportation services using both taxis and vans within a 10-kilometer radius from the ports for groups of 3 people and more. The price is 25 euros per person. For distances beyond 10 kilometers, the price will be determined after consulting with us and confirming the exact number of people. For group travel by bus, the price will be adjusted according to the current rates for the year.


  • All tours reservations require a full prepayment in beforehand from our offices (Nikiti, Ηanioti) or via internet banking
  • Any bank remittance should be negotiated, agreed and approved by Explore Halkidiki first
  • The program may change due to weather conditions

INCLUDED:

  • Boat ticket
  • Guided tour
  • All taxes

NOT INCLUDED:

  • Food and drinks

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Route Description

Duration7h
LanguagesGreek, English, German
DaysWednesday, Sunday
Departure pointOrmos Panagias
Departure time09.15
Classic Mount Athos cruise (8 monasteries) & Ouranoupolis departing from Ormos Panagias
Classic Mount Athos cruise (8 monasteries) & Ouranoupolis departing from Ormos Panagias
Classic Mount Athos cruise (8 monasteries) & Ouranoupolis departing from Ormos Panagias
Classic Mount Athos cruise (8 monasteries) & Ouranoupolis departing from Ormos Panagias
Classic Mount Athos cruise (8 monasteries) & Ouranoupolis departing from Ormos Panagias
Classic Mount Athos cruise (8 monasteries) & Ouranoupolis departing from Ormos Panagias
Classic Mount Athos cruise (8 monasteries) & Ouranoupolis departing from Ormos Panagias
Classic Mount Athos cruise (8 monasteries) & Ouranoupolis departing from Ormos Panagias
Classic Mount Athos cruise (8 monasteries) & Ouranoupolis departing from Ormos Panagias
Classic Mount Athos cruise (8 monasteries) & Ouranoupolis departing from Ormos Panagias
Classic Mount Athos cruise (8 monasteries) & Ouranoupolis departing from Ormos Panagias
Classic Mount Athos cruise (8 monasteries) & Ouranoupolis departing from Ormos Panagias
Classic Mount Athos cruise (8 monasteries) & Ouranoupolis departing from Ormos Panagias
Classic Mount Athos cruise (8 monasteries) & Ouranoupolis departing from Ormos Panagias
Classic Mount Athos cruise (8 monasteries) & Ouranoupolis departing from Ormos Panagias
Classic Mount Athos cruise (8 monasteries) & Ouranoupolis departing from Ormos Panagias
Classic Mount Athos cruise (8 monasteries) & Ouranoupolis departing from Ormos Panagias
Classic Mount Athos cruise (8 monasteries) & Ouranoupolis departing from Ormos Panagias

Prices

Adults€40
Children€25 (6 - 12 years old)
Free of charge0 - 5 years old
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