Mt. Athos - Simonopetra
Monasteries of Mt. Athos - Simonopetra
Monasteries of Mt. Athos - Simonopetra
Monasteries of Mt. Athos
Monasteries of Mt. Athos
Monasteries of Mt. Athos
Mt. Athos
Ammouliani and Drenia Islands Private Boat Cruise with Explore The Outside (7)
Explore the Outside - Ammouliani and Drenia Islands (5)
Ammouliani and Drenia Islands Private Boat Cruise with Explore The Outside
Ammouliani and Drenia Islands Private Boat Cruise with Explore The Outside

From Athos: Monasteries of Mt. Athos Private Cruise

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Set sail from Eagles Palace Hotel in Ouranoupoli, Halkidiki, and embark on an unforgettable journey to Mount Athos, an UNESCO World Heritage Site. Capture the essence of centuries-old monasteries, providing a glimpse into a world untouched by time. Keep your eyes peeled for a breathtaking encounter with dolphins! Continue your voyage to Ammouliani and Drenia Islands, an archipelago adorned with turquoise waters and dreamy sandy beaches—an ideal retreat for the remainder of your day.

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All about the From Athos: Monasteries of Mt. Athos Private Cruise.

Journey through Time: Private Cruise to Mt. Athos Monasteries!

Overview

  • Embark on a Premium 5-hour private cruise aboard our luxurious Axopars boats.
  • Explore the historic Monasteries of Mt. Athos with knowledgeable guides providing cultural insights.
  • Discover the captivating beauty of Ammouliani and Drenia Islands, adding cultural and scenic dimensions to your journey.
  • Inclusions: Captain, fuel, snacks, and snorkeling gear ensure a premium cruise experience

About

Embark on an unforgettable journey to Mount Athos, an UNESCO World Heritage Site known as the “garden of Virgin Mary.” This Orthodox spiritual center, with a history spanning 1,000 years, boasts 20 ancient monasteries. Sail towards Mount Athos, witnessing its timeless beauty from just 500m off the shore—the closest approach permitted. Capture the essence of centuries-old monasteries, providing a glimpse into a world untouched by time. Keep your eyes peeled for a breathtaking encounter with dolphins! Continue your voyage to Ammouliani and Drenia Islands, an archipelago adorned with turquoise waters and dreamy sandy beaches—an ideal retreat for the remainder of your day.

Overview

  • Embark on a Premium 5-hour private cruise aboard our luxurious Axopars boats.
  • Explore the historic Monasteries of Mt. Athos with knowledgeable guides providing cultural insights.
  • Discover the captivating beauty of Ammouliani and Drenia Islands, adding cultural and scenic dimensions to your journey.
  • Inclusions: Captain, fuel, snacks, and snorkeling gear ensure a premium cruise experience

Available Vessels

  • Axopar 24 T-Top | Size: 24 ft. • Engine: 250 hp Mercury Verado • Capacity: 6
  • Axopar 28 T-Top | Size: 28 ft. • Engine: 300 hp Mercury Verado • Capacity: 7


Starting Point:Explore The Outside spot (at Eagles Palace hotel, Ouranoupoli, Athos Halkidiki)

The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
  • Private Boat Tour
  • Captain – local area expert
  • Fuel
  • Water, snacks, beverages, wine or beer
  • Snorkeling gear
  • Third party insurance
  • Emergency assistance & First Aid Kit
  • Life Jackets
  • VAT & Taxes
What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
  • Lunch at a local fish restaurant (not included in the price; payable on the spot). We can arrange the reservation for you.
  • Transfers to the starting point are not included but can be arranged upon request.
  1. Premium 5 hours

    Embark on an exclusive boat tour along the western coastline of the Athos peninsula in Halkidiki to marvel at the millennia-old Orthodox Monasteries. Your cruise also includes stops at the enchanting Ammouliani and Drenia Islands.

    • Departure Time: Flexible, starting at 10:00 from Eagles Resort.
    • Explore the rich history of Ouranoupolis’ old Byzantine tower. Take a break for coffee at one of Ouranoupolis’ traditional coffee shops (weather permitting).
    • Enjoy possible stops to marvel at the Holy Monasteries, including Dochiariou, Xenofontos, Panteleimonos (Russian), Xiropotamou, Simonos Petras, Grigoriou, Dionisiou, and Agiou Pavlou.
    • Visit the enchanting Drenia Islands and revel in their magnificent landscape.
    • Indulge in a lunch break at Ammouliani town, savoring local seafood at a fish restaurant (lunch not included in the price – paid on the spot).
Mt.-Athos-Map
ourney Through Time: Exploring Mount Athos Monasteries and Halkidiki's Island Paradises

Experience a journey through time as you embark on a tour of the ancient monasteries of Mount Athos, a UNESCO World Heritage Site nestled in the heart of Halkidiki, Greece. Delve into the spiritual and cultural heritage of this sacred land, home to 20 majestic monasteries dating back over a millennium. Marvel at the architectural splendor of these Byzantine treasures, perched on rugged cliffs overlooking the Aegean Sea. Explore the rich history and profound spirituality that permeates every stone, from the majestic facades to the serene interiors adorned with priceless icons and frescoes. As you traverse the winding paths and secluded trails of Mount Athos, immerse yourself in the tranquil atmosphere of this spiritual haven, where time seems to stand still amidst the breathtaking natural beauty.

Sail away to the idyllic islands of Ammouliani and Drenia, nestled in the azure waters of the Aegean Sea off the coast of Halkidiki, Greece. Ammouliani, the only inhabited island in the region, beckons with its charming villages, traditional folklore, and pristine beaches. Explore the quaint streets lined with colorful houses, sample local delicacies at seaside tavernas, and soak up the laid-back island vibe. Nearby, the Drenia Islands, also known as the Donkey Islands, offer a paradise of turquoise waters, sandy beaches, and lush vegetation. Discover hidden coves, swim in secluded bays, and bask in the natural beauty of these unspoiled gems. Whether you seek relaxation or adventure, the Ammouliani and Drenia Islands promise an unforgettable escape into the tranquility of island life.

Highlights

Our cruise package includes a private boat tour with a knowledgeable captain, fuel, water, snacks, beverages, wine or beer, premium snorkeling gear, third-party insurance, emergency assistance & first aid kit, life jackets, as well as VAT & taxes.

Lunch at a local fish restaurant is not included in the price but can be arranged for you. You’ll have the opportunity to savor local seafood at a fish restaurant during your exploration of Ammouliani and Drenia Islands.

Yes, our experienced captain can work with you to tailor the itinerary to your preferences and needs. Whether you want to adjust the starting time or include specific stops, we’re here to ensure your cruise experience is personalized and memorable.

Yes, snorkeling gear is included in the cruise package, ensuring you can explore the underwater beauty of the destinations we visit.

While the Monasteries of Mount Athos are renowned for their historical and cultural significance, access to the monastic community is restricted to men only. However, visitors of all genders can admire the stunning architecture and natural beauty of Mount Athos from a distance through organized boat cruises along the coast.

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