Athos Peninsula Day Cruise from Thessaloniki

Spend 5.5-hours seeing the sights while cruising the waters of Kolpos Agiou Orousf. As you travel along the shores of Mount Athos, you will hear commentary on the monasteries located in this spiritual center. Enjoy a 90-minute stop in the village of Ouranoupoli where you can grab a bite to eat (at own expense) or stroll past local shops.

per adult from

$89

AUD

Duration

12 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

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  • What's included :
    • Transport by luxury A/C bus
    • Commentary & information throughout the cruise through speakers
    • Folklore show with traditional dances & Greek music
    • English speaking expert escort
    • Cruise tickets
    • All taxes
    What's excluded :
    • Professional guide
    • Lunch & drinks
    • Gratuities (optional)
    • Personal Expenses
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Pass By: Mount Athos The Holy Mountain, Mount Athos Greece

    Start with pickup from your centrally located hotel in Thessaloniki before 7am.  From there, you'll head by bus to the port of Ormos Panagias. Arrive in Ormos Panagias around 9am where you will board your cruise ship. Once aboard, you'll cruise towards the southern most point of Athos Peninsula before sailing north along the western coast. Admire the mysterious Mount Athos as you hear stories about the locus of Greek Orthodoxy and the history of the eight monasteries located there. This "Holy Mountain," traditionally off-limits to women and children, is also a recognized artistic site. The layout of the monasteries had an influence as far as Russia, and its school of painting influenced the history of Orthodox art. Mount Athos is also a UNESCO World Heritage site.

    Stop At: Byzantine Tower of Ouranoupolis, Ouranoupolis Greece

    After 4-hours spent cruising, you will stop in the village of Ouranoupoli around 2pm. Enjoy 90-minutes of free time as you discover this beautiful village, take a walk, shop or have a delicious traditional meal (not included) at one of the local taverns.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Pass By: Mount Athos The Holy Mountain, Mount Athos Greece

    Around 3:30pm, you will board the cruise ship and head back to Ormos Panagias. On the return trip, you will be entertained with traditional dances and Greek music. The cruise will finish in Ormos Panagias at approximately 5pm, where the bus will be waiting to take you back to your hotel in Thessaloniki, arriving around 7pm.

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Besides central located hotels, we offer pick up service also from Aristotelous, Galerious Arch, Corner West Saloon (Leoforos Vasileos Georgiou) and Everest (Prasina Fanaria).
    Departure Time :
    7:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 600 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Keytours - Greece

Activity ID: V-2876P57

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