Mount Athos Tour Posted May 2, 2015


The Ormos Travel travel agency which has been operating since 1999, specializes in cruises around Mount Athos and also offers nearby excursions with small boats to the islands of the area for swimming, fun as well as relaxation.

The luxury cruise ship, ‘Menia-Maria III’ departs daily from Ormos Panagias bound for Mount Athos and Ouranoupolis. The cruise ship offers a large lounge, a panoramic lounge and a sun deck with seats and tables. On the four decks of the cruise ship you can enjoy amazing sights that bring you back in history. You can also enjoy your coffee or refreshments at one of the bars. The passengers will be fully informed on the history of every monastery on Mount Athos from our experienced tour guide, who speaks Greek, English and German.


9.30 Departure from Ormos Panagias.
First we will see the monasteries on the West coast of Mount Athos. Our experienced tour guide will explain the history of the monasteries and the lives of the monks.

13.30 Arrival at Ouranoupolis.
We stay for approximately two hours. Here you can enjoy a meal in one of the restaurants, swim or do some shopping.

15.30 Departure from Ouranoupolis.
Traditional music and folklore dance will keep you entertained.

17.00 Arrival at Ormos Panagias.

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