Ouranoupoli: Mount Athos Peninsula Sightseeing Cruise

Ouranoupoli: Mount Athos Peninsula Sightseeing Cruise

From $23.73 per person

Enjoy a sightseeing cruise to the Mount Athos Peninsula, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Admire 8 monasteries during the course of the tour, and learn more about the history and monastic traditions of this sacred area of the Eastern Orthodox faith.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
Greek, English, German, French, Italian, Serbian, Romanian, Russian, Czech, Bulgarian
Optional audio guide
Greek, English, Czech, Bulgarian, German, Italian, French, Romanian, Russian, Serbian
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Marvel at the monasteries of Mount Athos from the boat
  • See the west side of Mount Athos - a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Enjoy the view of the Aegean Sea and on some days you might see dolphins swimming next to the boat
  • Enjoy drinks and snacks on board
Full description
Board a sightseeing boat cruise and explore the southwest side of the Mount Athos peninsula, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and important center of Eastern Orthodox monasticism. Marvel at the rugged landscape and be amazed by the legacy of those who, over a thousand years ago, managed to construct these spectacular buildings. During the cruise, see 8 monasteries from a close distance from the boat, including the Holy Monastery of Dochiariou, the Holy Monastery of Xiropotamou and the Holy Monastery of Panteleimonos, amongst several others. Learn about the history of these religious sites from the onboard commentary. Discover more about the restrictions on entering this sacred area, as well as more information about the monastic lives of its inhabitants If you are lucky, you may also spot some dolphins throughout the cruise. Enjoy the spectacular natural beauty of the coastline and the Aegean Sea throughout the journey.
Includes
  • Boat cruise
  • Audio guide in Greek, English, German, French, Italian, Russian, Romanian, Bulgarian, Serbian or Czech languages
  • Bar on the boat
  • Safety equipment
  • Fuel cost, port fees and taxes
  • Food & drinks
  • Hotel transfer
  • Stop on the land
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • Customers must keep distance in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
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

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Meeting point

At the port of Ouranoupolis, at the Athos Sea Cruises checkpoint.

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Important information

Know before you go

  • In case of bad weather, or a very low number of participants the cruise might be cancelled with a full refund
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