Thessaloniki: Day Trip to Ouranoupoli with Mt. Athos Cruise

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Tour description

This wonderful day trip to Ouranoupoli and Mount Athos brings you very close to the sacred peninsula. Enjoy a cruise around Mount Athos and marvel at the many monasteries before spending some time exploring Chalkidiki. Enjoy a wonderful cruise around the Mount Athos peninsula of Chalkidiki and see the magical monasteries built on the rocksExplore the seaside of Ouranoupoli and have lunch at a Greek tavernSwim in crystal clear waters of ChalkidikiChoose between visiting Alykes Beach, Ierissos Beach and Ammouliani island

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Byzantine Tower of Ouranoupolis, Ouranoupolis, Mt. Athos Peninsula, Halkidiki Region, Central MacedoniaDepart from the White Tower of Thessaloniki at 8:00 AM and head to Ouranoupoli by bus. You'll arrive in Ouranoupoli at around 11:00 AM in front of the Byzantine Prosphori Tower and board the boat for the cruise around Mount Athos.Stop At: Mount Athos The Holy Mountain, Mount Athos, Mt. Athos Peninsula, Halkidiki Region, Central MacedoniaDuring the cruise you have the chance to see the ports of the Holy Monasteries of Helandariou and Konstamonitou, the colorful Monastery of Docheiariou, the nearby Monastery of Xenophontos, the renovated Holy Monastery of Agiou Panteleimonos - the Russian monastery, the Holy Monastery of Xeropotamou, the main harbor of Mount Athos Daphne, the impressive Holy Monastery of Simonos Petras and the Holy Monasteries of Osiou Grigoriou. Lastly, you can see Agia Anna, just below the imposing Mount Athos, which stands magnificently at 2,000 meters above sea level.Duration: 5 hours

What's included

  • Transport to and from Halkidiki – Mount Athos
  • The cruise to Mount Athos
  • English-speaking trip attendant
  • Basic travel insurance (during transport)
  • Entry/Admission - Mount Athos The Holy Mountain

What's not included

  • The cost of the lunch at the restaurant
  • Any purchase during the cruise