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Booking for : Half-Day Cruise Mount Athos‼️ Departure from Ouranoupolis

Half-Day Cruise Mount Athos‼️ Departure from Ouranoupolis

    Tour Details

    Daily without pick-up & drop-off service from May till October

    Every Monday from May till October with pick-up & drop-off sevice


    Duration 3 ½ hours – Starting time 10:15 am / Ending time 13:45 pm


    Sometimes referred to as Mount Athos, the name of the 2033m mountain close to the southern tip of the peninsula, the “Holy Mountain” has had the status of an autonomous state for over 1,000 years. Famous for its ancient monasteries, the first of which was built in 963, Athos is the most difficult section of Halkidiki to visit. All females, including female animals, are forbidden to pass beyond Ouranoupolis village into the monks’ territory.

    Men who wish to visit must apply for a permit up to 6 months in advance, allowing them to visit no longer than 4 days. To this day 1.700 monks still live under strict rules on the Holy Mountain, with no woman ever being allowed to set foot there.

    The cruise will give you the only chance to see this magnificent and holy place! Cruising along the west coast you are given the opportunity to view and photograph Europe’s most unique Monks republic with its impressive Byzantine Monasteries.

    Don’t forget that you will also be lucky enough to enjoy the picturesque village of Ouranoupolis!! An independent state in the midst of Greece is waiting for you to visit!!!


    Indicative Timetable:

    10:15  Board to the Ship

    10:30  Start of cruise

    10:45  Guided cruise and watch the Monasteries of: Zografou/Konstamonitou/Dohiariou/Xenofontos/Panteleimon/Simonos Petra/Grigoriou/St Paul/St Annas Skiti

    13:45  Return to Ouranoupoli Village


    Included:

    ✅ Transport by air-conditioned luxury bus

    ✅ Professional guide


    Not Included:

    ❌ Pick-up & Drop-Off service from your hotel or the closest pick-up point (+5€ per adult / children +2.50€)

    ❌ Anything that is not specified as included

    ❌ Personal Expenses


    Discounts:

    Children up to 3 years old free of charge on tour rate and travelling on parents’ lap

    Children from 4 to 11 years old pay 10€


    Cancellation Policy

    For cancellations up to 2 days prior to departure date, no cancellation  fees

    For cancellations 1 day prior to departure date, 100% cancellation fees

    Non-Show, 100% cancellation fees


    Notes

    1. The travel agency reserves the right to alter or cancel any tour due to adverse weather conditions or insufficient passengers number or force majeure 12 hours prior to departure time with a notification to the traveler.
    2. In case of booking with request for pick-up and drop-off service, please arrive on time to the given pick-up point. Unfortunately, there is no option to wait for latecomers. In case of delay, missed pick-up, missed departure time, no refunds.

    Upon reservation, our partners will contact you in order to receive your Voucher which includes your pick-up point and time info. Please be aware that you will have to bring the Voucher with you during the trip.

    For any further clarification, please feel free to contact us.


    Book now through our website or contact us for more information at +30 2810 335227 or send us an e-mail at online@travelid.gr

    Why to choose this package!

    • View and photograph Europe’s most unique Monks republic with its impressive Byzantine Monasteries
    • Enjoy the picturesque village of Ouranoupolis

    Additional Info

    • Duration : 🌞 Half Day
    • Price from: €20 per person

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    +30 2810 335227

    online@travelid.gr

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