Mount Athos is a self-governed part of the Greek state, located on the peninsula of Halkidiki Athos in Macedonia. It includes twenty Holy Monasteries and other monastic institutions and informally designated as “Autonomous Monastic State”.
The Holy Mount is approximately 50 km, a width of 8 to 12 km and covers an area of approximately 350 square kilometers.
It is certainly one of the most popular destinations in Greece!
Our journey starts from Ormos Panagias in Sithonia at 09:00.
From there begins the tour of eight (8) monasteries of the West Bank.
To ship is travelling 500 meters from the shore as required by the port authorities.
The tour is guided by professional and respect the monasteries, the cloisters and the arsenal of the West Bank.
At 13:30 we arrive about Ouranoupolis where make a stop for about two hours.
15:30 depart for about Ormos Panagia. In the journey of our company keeps back a live traditional Greek music and dance program.
At 16:45 we return to the port of Ormos Panagias.
The ship has a length of 50 meters and a capacity of 600 persons.
It EUROSOLAS and built in 2004 in Thessaloniki. Meets all the conditions required by the competent Greek authorities and has three decks.
It has three decks and 2 bar-canteen.
Vans and lounges.
Tribute of Guardian newspaper on Mount Athos.
Mount Athos is the spiritual capital of Orthodox Christianity and consists of 20 monasteries and 2,000 monks, notes the British Guardian in a sensational tribute made a few days ago. “The lifestyle of monks remains the same since the first monks arrived here in the 9th century,” says the British newspaper adds: “Some monks living in a monastery, while others choose to complete isolation.” “For the majority of the monks living in a monastery, prayer gets most of their time. Even when they work or eat, pray, “he notes, including the Guardian. See the whole article of the Guardian here.
Finally the Holy Mountain is proposed destination by UNESCO.
We are waiting for you to live this wonderful experience!