The Holy Mountain Cruise Ticket
Excursions & day trips

The Holy Mountain Cruise Ticket

Free cancellation
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: from 4 hours to 8 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Sail up close to Mount Athos
  • Amazing views of the monasteries
  • Free time for lunch in Ouranoupoli
What to expect

When it comes to national treasures, Mt Athos is right up there with the Acropolis in Athens. It's the world's one and only monastic republic, ruled over by the black-robed monks of its medieval monasteries. As such, access to it is restricted, with all women forbidden to set foot on its shores. All of which makes this cruise the best – and only – way to see it.

Sit back and soak up the sun as your boat sails along the peninsula, giving you close-up views over the monasteries, which are literally perched on the cliffs. It's a fascinating glimpse into the monks' secret world.

And you can't miss the actual Mt Athos, or Holy Mountain, rising up just over 2,000 metres from the peninsula's southern tip – it's a pretty inspiring sight. Later, your boat will arrive at Ouranopoli, where you'll have time for lunch before sailing home.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • What's included
    • Boat cruise
    What to remember
    • Transfers not included
    • Food and drinks not included
    • Not suitable for wheelchairs
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    Provider
    TUI HELLAS AE
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the experience begins.

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