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Cruise to Mount Athos and Ammouliani (+Lunch), from Thessaloniki

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Semi Private Cruise to Mount Athos and Ammouliani (+Lunch), from Thessaloniki

Enjoy an Ormos Panagias to Mount Athos and Ammouliani cruise. Sightseeing guided tour to the West side of Mount Athos peninsula an UNESCO World Heritage Site. A full of experience cruise to Mount Athos you can’t miss. Have fun at Banana beach on Ammouliani island, Relax, Swim, Taste, Enjoy the moment and get the best memories.


Excursion Duration: 10 hours (approx.)
Cruise Duration:
7-8 hours
Pick Up time from Your Hotel: 07:30 – 08:00 (The distance is 100km and lasts approximately 1 ½ hours.)
Cruise Start Time: 09:30 (From Ormos Panagias)
Cruise End Time: 17:00 – 18:00 (Back to Ormos Panagias)
Drop Off time at Your Hotel: 19:30 approx. (The distance is 100km and lasts approximately 1 ½ hours.)


THE TICKET PRICE INCLUDES THE BOAT TICKET AND TRANSFER FROM THESSALONIKI TO ORMOS PANAGIAS (ALL INCLUSIVE)


The cruise starts from Ormos Panagias, Halkidiki.
Don’t miss this opportunity during your visit to Halkidiki!!!

From 1 person up to 4 persons: 320 (Transfer with private car)
From 5 persons up to 8 persons: 640 (Transfer with private minivan)
From 9 persons up to 10 persons: 800 (Transfer with private minibus)

Description

Cruise to Mount Athos and Ammouliani (+Lunch), from Thessaloniki

Sightseeing Tour of the Monasteries of the Holy Mountain of Athos and fun at Banana beach on Ammouliani island. (Lunch included)

Enjoy an Ormos Panagias to Mount Athos and Ammouliani cruise. Sightseeing guided tour to the West side of Mount Athos peninsula an UNESCO World Heritage Site. A full of experience cruise to Mount Athos you can’t miss. Have fun at Banana beach on Ammouliani island, Relax, Swim, Taste, Enjoy the moment and get the best memories.
A full of experience cruise to Mount Athos you can’t miss!

Departure point: Ormos Panagias port
Mobile Ticketing: Use your phone or print your voucher
Live Tour Guide: Bulgarian, English, French, German, Greek, Italian, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Czech
Free cancelation: Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Duration 7-8 hours: Starting time 09:30
COVID-19 precautions: Special health and safety measures apply.
Instant Availability
Transfer Services Available


Cruise to Mount Athos and Ammouliani (+Lunch), from Thessaloniki

The cruise to Mount Athos departs from Ormos Panagias. The duration of the cruise to Mount Athos is 7-8 hours. Wear the most beautiful smile, bring together your best mood and enjoy the cruises of Athos sea cruises with the most modern boats in the area and the most trained crew!

Useful notes:

  • The boarding ends 30 minutes before departure in order to allow adequate time to implement physical distancing measures and better service.
  • In case of bad weather please contact us prior your cruise. If the cruise is canceled you will get a refund.
  • If the cruise does not reached the minimum number of 20 people, the cruise is canceled and you will get a refund.
  • If you fail to show up in time for the departure there is no refund.

Highlights

  • Guided Tour departs from Ormos Panagias to Mount Athos monasteries
  • Explore the West side of Mount Athos an UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Have fun at Banana beach on Ammouliani island
  • Taste a Greek light lunch (included in the price)
  • You might see dolphins, keep your sight to the sea
  • Enjoy drinks and snacks on board
  • Buy some souvenirs on board

Full Description

  • Enjoy majestic moments on board, Explore all the SouthWest side of Mount Athos peninsula an UNESCO World heritage site. The wilderness of the landscape, the human’s power who, over a thousand years ago, managed to construct all these spectacular buildings, monasteries like castles, skites like villages and arsanades like ports.
  • During this route, you will be able to be tour guided and see 4 monasteries: Holy Monastery of Dochiariou, H.M. Xenophontos, H.M. Panteleimonos (Russian Monastery), H.M. Xiropotamou, the central port of Mount Athos Daphni.
  • Next stop, Banana beach on Ammouliani island, feel the summer temptation, catch your sunbed and umbrella, listen to the music, taste real greek plates, swim, snorkelling, explore the full green and blue coast.

Cruise to Mount Athos and Ammouliani (+Lunch), from Thessaloniki, is the most famous cruise in Halkidiki.

Included:

  • Transfer from Thessaloniki
  • Tour to the West side of Mount Athos peninsula
  • Tour-guiding in several languages
  • Light lunch at Banana beach
  • Safety equipment
  • P&I Hamburg Marine Insurance
  • Fuel cost
  • Taxes
  • Port authorities special fees
  • Tablet with audio guide for those who will not listen their language

COVID-19 precautions
Safety measures in place

  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • Customers must keep distance
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowd

Traveler requirements

  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks
  • Customers must fill out a travel information form
  • Customers will get a mandatory temperature check

Prepare for the Activity

  • Contactless check in, do not print your tickets, save the enviroment.
  • If you fail to show up in time for the departure there is no refund.
  • In case of bad weather please contact us prior your cruise. If the cruise is canceled you will get a refund.
  • If the cruise does not reached the minimum number of 20 people, the cruise is canceled and you will get a refund.
  • The boat keeps a distance of 500m from the coast according to the Mount Athos avaton law.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • There are rest rooms (WC) on the boat
  • There is a mini bar onboard
  • Wear the most beautiful smile, bring together your best mood and enjoy the cruises of Athos sea cruises with the most modern and safe boats in the area with the most trained crew!

A tour by the Monasteries of Holy Mountain and a stop for a swim. A majestic place, side by side with the dolphins!

Daily Departure from Ormos Panagias to Mount Athos
The vessel “Agios Georgios” and “Profitis Ilias” depart at 9:30 from the port of Ormos Panagias to Mount Athos and Ammouliani island, the tour lasts approximately 7.5 hours.
Embarkment starts at 8:30. It is wise that the visitors embark 1 hour before the embarkment.

  • You can get your tickets online from our website.
  • Also, you can call to reserve your seats on the phone 0030 690 779 8620.
  • The tickets are checked during the embarkment.
  • During the summer months June, July and August we propose that you buy your tickets on time, because the number of passengers on each cruise is limited.

Tour by the Monasteries and straight to a beach

As we depart from Ormos Panagias to Mount Athos and Ammouliani the schedule is announced from the speakers and there is an update on board. The route to the first monastery lasts 2.5 to 3 hours during which you can enjoy the cruise looking at both the Sithonia Peninsula and the Mount Athos one embracing the Siggitikos bay. If you have a look at the blue sea, you can spot dolphins which usually accompany us on our trip and at the same time you will learn about the history of Mount Athos through the guided tour which is head on board from the speakers.

The way the trip takes place depends on the weather conditions. If the weather conditions are favorable, then the trip departs from Ormos Panagias heading to H.M. Saint Pavlos which is situated at the foot of Mountain Athos which towers up to 2.033m., in the southern part of Mount Athos. If the weather conditions are not favorable, then the trip begins and our first destination is H.M. Dochiariou.

During this route, you will be able to be tour guided and see 8 monasteries: Holy Monastery Docheiariou, H.M. Xenophontos, H.M. Panteleimonos (Russian Monastery), H.M. Xiropotamou, the central port of Mount Athos Daphni, H.M. Simonos Petras, H.M. Grigoriou, H.M. Dionysiou and finally in the shadow of Mountain Athos which towers up to 2033m. H.M. Saint Pavlou.

There is a stop at about 13:30 at Banana beach on Ammouliani island. It is a remarkable place mixing the light blue and green colors which are equally attractive to many exotic destinations colored in turquoise. You will be able to relax there for 2 hours using sunbeds and under the shade of umbrellas, there is a beach bar where you can order anything you desire besides the menu you have already bought.

The area is also ideal for those who love exploration and hiking since in its Southern part at the top of the mountain which is approximately 90m tall and 200m long of dirtroad, there is a spot were you will be surely speechless by the panoramic view of the island, the open sea the Sithonia and the Mount Athos peninsula.


Music and Dancing on our way back

After 2 hours of relaxation, food and exploration the vessel departs for its last trip today, whose destination is Ormos Panagias and it will be reached in 1 hour and 30 minutes.
During the trip our bouzouki player will play and sing for you traditional songs with a Greek aroma. He will be among you so that you will be able to take pictures with him and enjoy his music. Arrival at Ormos Panagias is due at about 17:00.


On-board amenities
Things you can enjoy during the cruise

  • Documentary
    A documentary about the monks’ life on three TVs in the lounge, and video games for the kids.
  • Books
    Video-tapes about the Holy Mount, books in many languages, maps etc.
  • Restaurant
    Cold dishes, ouzo, beer, pizza
  • Cafe
    Any type of coffee, chocolate
  • Folk Art
    Holy icons (wax or paper), knit bracelets, incenses and many more souvenirs
  • Photography
    Taking photos on-board with your own camera or with ours.

One of the Halkidiki cruises you can’t miss!

Tour-guiding in different languages (eg. Greek, English, German, Romanian) depends on the majority of travelers. Tour-guiding in Greek is done by the Captain, who has a specific knowledge about the monks’ life.

Ormos Panagias to Mount Athos cruise is also a family friendly tour, it’s duration is 7 hours long and except the guiding to the monasteries of Mount Athos and the spectecular view of these great architecture building, someone can have some fun searching for the dolphins show or trying to feed the seagulls (bring with you some bread to feed them).
Ormos Panagias to Mount Athos cruise is a pet friendly tour, just bring with you your pet’s necessary equipment


Not included:

  • Extra Lunch
  • Extra Drinks
  • Towels
  • Tubes

Cancellation Policy for Private Cruise
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Cruise to Mount Athos and Ammouliani (+Lunch), from Thessaloniki


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Cruise to Mount Athos and Ammouliani (+Lunch), from Thessaloniki
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Cruise to Mount Athos and Ammouliani (+Lunch), from Thessaloniki
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Cruise to Mount Athos and Ammouliani (+Lunch), from Thessaloniki. Sightseeing guided tour to the West side of Mount Athos peninsula an UNESCO World Heritage Site. A full of experience cruise to Mount Athos you can’t miss!

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