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Ormos Panagias to Mount Athos, from Ormos Panagias

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Ormos Panagias to Mount Athos Cruise, from Ormos Panagias

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.


Cruise Duration: 7 hours
Start Time: 09:30 (From Ormos Panagias)
End Time: 17:00 (Back to Ormos Panagias)


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

Description

Ormos Panagias to Mount Athos, from Ormos Panagias

Sightseeing Tour of the Monasteries of the Holy Mountain of Athos, departing from Sithonia

Enjoy an Ormos Panagias to Mount Athos 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!

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 hours: Starting time 09:30
COVID-19 precautions: Special health and safety measures apply.
Instant Availability
Transfer Services Available


Cruise to Mount Athos

The cruise to Mount Athos departs from Ormos Panagias. The duration of the cruise to Mount Athos is 7 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
  • 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 the Ormos Panagias to Mount Athos route, you will be able to be tour guided and see 8 monasteries: Holy Monastery of Dochiariou, 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.
  • Subsequently, you will see the New Skite, and Saint Anna’s Skite. -Finally, you may be a witness of the daily shows that dolphins offer to us during our trip.

Ormos Panagias to Mount Athos cruise is the most famous cruise in Halkidiki.

Included:

  • Tour to the West side of Mount Athos peninsula
  • Tour-guiding in several languages
  • 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
  • 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 a Holy Mountain. A majestic place, side by side with the dolphins!
Including a stop at Ouranoupolis village

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 southwest side cruise and it lasts approximately 7 hours.
Embarkment starts at 8:30. It is wise that the visitors embark 1 hour before the departure.

  • 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.

Sightseeing by the Monasteries & a stop at Ouranoupolis

As we depart from Ormos Panagias to Mount Athos cruise, 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 Ormos Panagias to Mount Athos cruise 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 14:00 at the harbor of Ouranoupoli where you will have 1 hour and 30 minutes to wander through the picturesque village, the shops with local products and the Byzantine Tower which decorates its harbor. Food is available at all the small tavernas which will offer you not only local dishes but also byzantine and minorasian tastes.

Pilgrimage: After agreement, the ship halts in about 500 meters from the coast, according to the law. “Fathers” (monks) approach, bringing holy remnants and people piously worship them. It’s a unique moment since women are not permitted to enter the region (“state”) to worship.

Dancing your way back
Departure is due at about 15:30, our vessel will travel back to the little harbor in Ormos Panagias where it will arrive in about 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.

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:

  • Lunch
  • Extra Drinks
  • Towels
  • Tubes
  • Transport (if and when it`s needed).

Cancellation Policy for Private Cruise
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Ormos Panagias to Mount Athos Cruise, from Ormos Panagias


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Ormos Panagias to Mount Athos Cruise, from Ormos Panagias
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Enjoy Ormos Panagias to Mount Athos 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!

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