Halkidiki Cruise 2
Ormos Panagias to Mount Athos
Sightseeing Tour of the Monasteries of the Holy Mountain of Athos, departing from Sithonia
Enjoy an Ormos Panagias to Mount Athos cruise. Sightseeing guided tour to the West side of Mount Athos peninsula an UNESCO World Heritage Site. A full of experience cruise to Mount Athos you can’t miss!
Cruise 2 Tickets: Ormos Panagias to Mount Athos
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Cruise-2 Tickets: Ormos Panagias to Mount Athos (9:30am)
Morning Cruise 09:30am
- Guided Tour departs from Ormos Panagias to Mount Athos Monasteries
- Explore the West side of Mount Athos an UNESCO World Heritage Site
- You might see dolphins, keep your sight to the sea
- Enjoy drinks and snacks on board
- Buy some souvenirs on board
Important Note: If you purchased any of the optional services, you need to present your ticket (received in your email) where these are mentioned.
For reservations: In case you encounter any issue when you try to purchase your tickets, do call us through +306986107451, or send us an email at: email@example.com
Enjoy majestic moments on board, Explore all the SouthWest side of Mount Athos peninsula an UNESCO World heritage site. The wilderness of the landscape, the human’s power who, over a thousand years ago, managed to construct all these spectacular buildings, monasteries like castles, skites like villages and arsanades like ports.
During the Ormos Panagias to Mount Athos route, you will be able to be tour guided and see 8 monasteries: Holy Monastery of Dochiariou, H.M. Xenophontos, H.M. Panteleimonos (Russian Monastery), H.M. Xiropotamou, the central port of Mount Athos Daphni, H.M. Simonos Petras, H.M. Grigoriou, H.M. Dionysiou and finally in the shadow of Mountain Athos which towers up to 2033m. H.M. Saint Pavlou.
Subsequently, you will see the New Skite, and Saint Anna’s Skite. -Finally, you may be a witness of the daily shows that dolphins offer to us during our trip.
Safety measures in place
Due to Covid-19 Health Safety Protocols, the Pre-boarding health declaration questionnaire is to be completed by all adults before embarkation. Don’t forget to print yours and complete it before boarding to save time!
Σύμφωνα με το πρωτόκολλο ασφαλείας για την καταπολέμηση της Covid-19, οι ενήλικες επιβάτες θα πρέπει να συμπληρώσουν το ειδικό έντυπο-ερωτηματολόγιο δήλωσης υγείας πριν την επιβίβαση. Τυπώστε το δικό σας και συμπληρώστε το πριν την επιβίβαση για να γλιτώσετε χρόνο!
Prepare for the Activity
- Contactless check in, do not print your tickets, save the enviroment.
- If you fail to show up in time for the departure there is no refund.
- In case of bad weather please contact us prior your cruise. If the cruise is canceled you will get a refund.
- If the cruise does not reached the minimum number of 20 people, the cruise is canceled and you will get a refund.
- The boat keeps a distance of 500m from the coast according to the Mount Athos avaton law.
- Wheelchair accessible
- There are rest rooms (WC) on the boat
- Wear the most beautiful smile, bring together your best mood and enjoy the cruises of Athos sea cruises with the most modern and safe boats in the area with the most trained crew!
A tour by the Monasteries of a Holy Mountain
A majestic place, side by side with the dolphins! …Including a stop at Ouranoupolis village.
Departure from Ormos Panagias to Mount Athos
The vessel “Agios Georgios” and “Profitis Ilias” depart at 9:30 from the port of Ormos Panagias to Mount Athos southwest side cruise and it lasts approximately 7 hours. Embarkment starts at 8:30. It is wise that the visitors embark 1 hour before the departure.
You can get your tickets from our official agencies in Ouranoupoli, online or on the vessel. Also, you can call to reserve your seats on the phone 00.30698.610.7451. The tickets are checked during the embarkment. During the summer months June, July and August we propose that you buy your tickets on time, because the number of passengers on each cruise is limited.
Sightseeing by the Monasteries & a stop at Ouranoupolis
As we depart from Ormos Panagias to Mount Athos cruise, the schedule is announced from the speakers and there is an update on board. The route to the first monastery lasts 2.5 to 3 hours during which you can enjoy the cruise looking at both the Sithonia Peninsula and the Mount Athos one embracing the Siggitikos bay. If you have a look at the blue sea, you can spot dolphins which usually accompany us on our trip and at the same time you will learn about the history of Mount Athos through the guided tour which is head on board from the speakers.
The way the Ormos Panagias to Mount Athos cruise takes place depends on the weather conditions. If the weather conditions are favorable, then the trip departs from Ormos Panagias heading to H.M. Saint Pavlos which is situated at the foot of Mountain Athos which towers up to 2.033m., in the southern part of Mount Athos. If the weather conditions are not favorable, then the trip begins and our first destination is H.M. Dochiariou.
During this route, you will be able to be tour guided and see 8 monasteries: Holy Monastery Docheiariou, H.M. Xenophontos, H.M. Panteleimonos (Russian Monastery), H.M. Xiropotamou, the central port of Mount Athos Daphni, H.M. Simonos Petras, H.M. Grigoriou, H.M. Dionysiou and finally in the shadow of Mountain Athos which towers up to 2033m. H.M. Saint Pavlou.
There is a stop at about 14:00 at the harbor of Ouranoupoli where you will have 1 hour and 30 minutes to wander through the picturesque village, the shops with local products and the Byzantine Tower which decorates its harbor. Food is available at all the small tavernas which will offer you not only local dishes but also byzantine and minorasian tastes.
Dancing your way back
Departure is due at about 15:30, our vessel will travel back to the little harbor in Ormos Panagias where it will arrive in about 1 hour and 30 minutes. During the trip our bouzouki player will play and sing for you traditional songs with a Greek aroma. He will be among you so that you will be able to take pictures with him and enjoy his music. Arrival at Ormos Panagias is due at about 17:00.
Learn more about Ormos Panagias to Mount Athos covid-19 healthcare measures.
One of the Halkidiki cruises you can’t miss!