Enjoy an Ouranoupolis to Mount Athos and Drenia islands cruise. A guided tour of the western side of Mount Athos, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You can't go wrong with an adventure cruise to Mount Athos. Have fun at Drenia islands, Relax, Swim, Taste, Enjoy great moments and get the best memories.
Enjoy breathtaking moments on board as you explore the entire southwestern slope of Mount Athos, a UNESCO World Heritage site. The vastness of the environment, the human might that managed to erect all these beautiful buildings over a thousand years ago, monasteries like castles, skites like communities, and arsanades like ports.
The 26-meter motor yacht was launched in 2000. This displacement vessel with a steel hull can carry 180 passengers. It is notable for its contemporary interiors and clean exterior lines. There are two decks and one bar. There is also a lovely lobby. The exquisite comfort on board will wow our guests.
The boat sail everyday at 10:30 from Ouranoupolis for a delightful tour of Mount Athos and Drenia islands. Embarkation begins at 9:30 a.m., and tourists should arrive half an hour before departure.
Our 3-hour journey begins by passing by the final modest dwellings of Ouranoupolis and the Mount Athos boundaries that divide the outer world from the monastic life. You will also be able to admire the grandeur of Mount Athos' southwest peninsula. You will be impressed by the unspoiled nature of the region, as well as the strength of man, who over 1,000 years ago managed to erect all of these spectacular buildings, monasteries, skites, and arsanades (dockyards).
During this trip, you will be able to explore 8 monasteries: • Holy Monastery of Dochiariou, • Holy Monastery Xenophontos, • Holy Monastery Panteleimonos (Russian Monastery), • Holy Monastery Xiropotamou, • The principal port of Mount Athos Daphni, • Holy Monastery Simonos Petras, H.M. Grigoriou, • Holy Monastery Dionysiou • Holy Monastery Saint Pavlou.
Following that, you'll witness the New Skite and Saint Anna's Skite. - Finally, you might get to see the daily shows that the dolphins put on for us during our stay.
Next destination, the Drenia islands. Feel the summer heat, grab a sunbed and an umbrella, listen to music, swim, snorkel, and explore the entire green and blue coast.
We hope you will see the daily acts that the dolphins perform on our tours as we sail towards our next destination, the little island of Ouranoupolis.
After we arrive in the little port of Ouranoupolis, the crew will bring you to the small boats that will carry you in 15 minutes to the small islands of Drenia and Ammouliani. It is an outstanding location comprised of a collection of little islands that are as attractive as many exotic locations in Asia and America-blue oceans and green foliage that are unique to the area. You will be able to relax for two hours on a sunbed and under the shade of umbrellas on a beach with a beach bar and a taverna where you can order any traditional seafood you want in addition to the menu you have purchased.
The location is also great for individuals who enjoy exploring, since there are little hills with high cliffs in its northern section that, if reached, would leave you speechless with views of the open sea, Sithonia, and the Mount Athos peninsula.
Our return to Ouranoupoli's little harbour may take place whenever you like because the small boats run every hour until 18:00 in the afternoon.
The majority of passengers choose tour guides who speak several languages (for example, Greek, English, German, and Romanian). The Captain, who is knowledgeable about the monks' lives, leads tours in Greek.
Every member of our crew has undergone lectures on the lifesaving equipment and fire extinguishing system on board. Furthermore, every week, fire emergency exercises, man at sea, sea influx into the ship, and ship abandonment are arranged. In addition, all of our crew members are trained and kept up to date in first aid. Our firm routinely examines the sailor's knowledge to ensure the safety of the passengers. They are familiar with the waterways and the local characteristics of the weather, waves, and sea bottom.