Mt. Athos full-day cruise from Thessaloniki
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Attractions & guided tours

Mt. Athos full-day cruise from Thessaloniki

Free cancellation
Language: English , Italian , French , German , Russian
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 12 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Take part in a wonderful cruise to Mt. Athos, a unique UNESCO heritage site
  • Admire the Holy Mountain and its monasteries from the boat
  • Visit the beautiful village of Ouranoupolis and enjoy Greek music
What to expect

Enjoy a full-day boat cruise to the northeastern Greek peninsula of Mount Athos, an important center of Orthodox monasticism. Admire the beautiful monasteries from the boat and find out more about the place's history from your guide. Then conclude your experience in Ouranoupoli, where you'll spend some free time exploring the village.

Reach Ormos Panagias by bus and begin your journey, sailing towards the south of Athos Peninsula. You will get to the South limit, where the highest point is 2.033 meters and you will then continue sailing north, along the western coast. From the cruise ship, you will have the opportunity to admire the mysterious and miraculous place that has been the center of Orthodoxy for centuries and you will find out new information about the history of Mount Athos and 8 of its monasteries. The 'Holy Mountain' is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a recognized artistic site, whose school of painting influenced the history of Orthodox art.

After a 4-hour cruise, you will stop in the village of Ouranoupoli. Enjoy your free time in order to discover this beautiful village, have a walk to shop or have a traditional meal at one of the best taverns. Taking the way back to Ormos Panagias, you will enjoy a wonderful program with traditional dances and Greek music.

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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
    • Transportation by luxury air-conditioned bus
    • Roundtrip cruise tickets
    • English-speaking escort
    What's not included
    • Guide
    • Lunch
    Reduced price
    • Children (age 4-12)
    • Infants (age 0-3): free of charge
    Where

    Egnatia 78, Thessaloniki 546 24, Greece

    Meeting point:

    At the Venizelos Statue. The bus will have in the front a sign with the name of the tour.

    What to remember
    • The cruise does not include shore stops on Mount Athos
    • Onboard guide is conducted in English, Italian, German, French and Russian language from an audio guide narration system
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    When
    • On Wednesday at 7.05am
    • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
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    Provider
    Key Tours Greece
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.

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