Mount Athos Cruise from Ormos Panagias


  • Mount Athos Cruise from Ormos Panagias

    Embark on a cruise along the sacred peninsula of Mount Athos and bear witness to the impressive settlements man built in the name of pietism!

    Step aboard an 8-hour cruise starting from Sithonia, going down the coastline of Athos. Along the way you can observe the striking UNESCO World Heritage-listed monasteries and marvel at the grand landscape of the third peninsula of Halkidiki. Before we return back to the port, we’ll stop to explore the Greek village of Ouranoupoli.

    Route | Timeline

    Starting point: Ormos Panagias

    Duration: 7 hours

    A boat tour around this UNESCO world heritage site boasts impressive views of the cliff sides and monasteries of Mount Athos. This family-friendly cruise begins at 9:30 AM from Sithonia and journeys along the western coast of Athos.

    Starting from the southern tip of the peninsula, we’ll sail near 8 different monasteries, including the notable monastery of Saint Paul. Following our cruise, we’ll make a stop at the traditional village of Ouranoupoli for about an hour and a half, where you will have a chance to eat at a local tavern, visit a Byzantine Tower or stroll through the village.

    We will end our Mount Athos cruise by boarding back on the boat to reach the Port of Ormos Panagias by approximately 5:30 PM.

    What’s included?

    • Roundtrip cruise tickets

    • Tour information available in multiple languages on the boat

    • All taxes


    Food and drinks

    • Gratuities

    • Personal expenses

    Additional Information:

    • Confirmation will be received within 8 hours of booking; Subject to availability

    • Children must be accompanied by an adult

    • Children rates apply to ages no older than 12 years old

    Voucher information:
    You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

    On the confirmation voucher, there will be complete operator information, including local telephone numbers, maps with the exact departure and arrival time, exact time, and duration.

    Cancellation Policy:
    If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there will be no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 days, there will be a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within two days, there will be a 100 percent cancellation fee.


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