Mount Athos- Ormos Panagias Cruise
Departure by bus from Thessaloniki and arrival to the port of Ormos Panagias. Boarding on cruise ship and sailing along the west coast of Mount Athos, all the way to Agia Anna, the southernmost point. One hour stop in Ouranoupoli for lunch and sailing back to Ormos Panagias. Boarding on bus and return to Thessaloniki .The largest and most important monastic state in the Orthodox East is also named ‘the garden of the Virgin Mary’, laying claims to be the best cultural tour in northern Greece. Participation is possible for women as well!
Places we visit:
- Mount Athos (8 hours cruise)
- Ormos Panagias (departure cruise)
Excursion with details:
Our boat trip starts from Ormos Panagias in Sithonia at 09:00 pm with destination of the southernmost tip of Mount Athos. From there starts the tour of the eight (8) monasteries.
The ship travels 500 meters from the coast as required by the port authorities.
15:30 am we depart for Ormos Panagias.
On the journey of return our company keeps a live traditional Greek music and dance program.
At 16:45 am we return to the port of Ormos Panagias.
At 17:00 am starts our return trip to Thessaloniki.
Departure points & Time of Departure:
- Every Saturday
- Ktel Makedonia 06:50 am
- Aristotelous Square (Statue of Eleftherios Venizelos) 07:00 am
- White Tower (Entrance) 07:10 am
- 45,00€/ per person (Bus & Cruise Ticket)
- 40,00€/ per person (Bus & Cruise Ticket Student Ticket)