Cruise 2

Ormos Panagias to Mount Athos

Sightseeing Tour of the Monasteries of the Holy Mountain of Athos, departing from Sithonia

Traditional ship cruise by the Monasteries of Mount Athos

...Including a stop at the island of Ammouliani

Departure from Ormos Panagias

The cruise to Mount Athos departs from Ormos Panagias at 9:30 in the morning with the “Saint George” and “Prophet Elias” boats. Every Wednesday and Saturday from the 15th of April until the 15th of October.

Sightseeing by the Monasteries & a stop at Ouranoupolis

Ormos Panagias is located in Sithonia on the eastern side. Our cruise to Mount Athos departs with the boat sailing on the shores of Sithonia in the direction of Mount Athos. During the whole cruise, the visitor listens to the tour about Mount Athos (the tour is available in 10 different languages).

The first Monastery we come across is the Monastery of St. Paul, then the Monastery of Dionysiou, the Monastery of Gregoriou, the Monastery of Simonopetra, Daphne (port), the Monastery of Xeropotamou, the Monastery of Panteleimon (Russian), the Monastery of Xenophontos and lastly the Monastery of Dochiariou. The cruise goes on until we reach Ouranoupolis village.

Then there is a 1 hour and 30 minutes stop at the port of Ouranoupolis or the port of the Ammouliani island. The visitors have the opportunity to take a stroll, see the local attractions (the Ouranoupolis Tower, the Folk Museum of Ammouliani) or grab a bite.

Dancing your way back

The cruise to Mount Athos ends with the return to Ormo Panagias with music, singing, live bouzouki for fun and relaxation. The time of arrival at Ormos Panagias is approximately 17:15.

On-board amenities

Things you can enjoy during the cruise

A documentary about the monks’ life on three TVs in the lounge, and video games for the kids.

Video-tapes about the Holy Mount, books in many languages, maps etc.

Cold dishes, ouzo, beer, pizza

Any type of coffee, chocolate

Holy icons (wax or paper), knit bracelets, incenses and many more souvenirs

Taking photos on-board with your own camera or with ours.

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