With the Daily Mount Athos Cruise From Thessaloniki you will enjoy a full-day cruise to the northeastern Greek peninsula of Mount Athos, a major center of Orthodox monasteries. From the boat, you will see beautiful monasteries and get important information about the history of the place from your guide. Next, you will drive to Ouranoupoli, where you will have some free time to explore the village.
You will reach Ormos Panagias by bus and start your journey by sailing south of the Athos Peninsula. You will reach the Southern border, where its highest point is 2,033 meters, and then continue sailing north along the west coast. From the cruise ship, you will learn about the history of the mysterious Mount Athos and its 8 monasteries, which have been the center of Orthodoxy for centuries.
Holy Mountain is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the school of painting is a recognized art space that has influenced Orthodox art history. After a 4-hour drive, you will stop in the village of Ouranoupoli. You will have free time to explore this beautiful village, take a walk to shop, or have a traditional meal at one of the best taverns. On the way back to Ormos Panagias, you will enjoy a wonderful program of traditional dances and Greek music.
- Transportation by luxury air-conditioned bus
- Roundtrip cruise tickets
- English-speaking escort
Meeting pointEgnatia 78, Thessaloniki 546 24, Greece
At the Venizelos Statue. The bus will have in the front a sign with the name of the tour.