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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.Read Less
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Booking rules • Tickets may be purchased at our official agencies in Ouranoupoli and Ormos Panagias, online, or aboard the vessel. You may also book your seats over the phone. During the embarkation, the tickets are checked. We recommend that you purchase your tickets in advance during the summer months of June, July, and August, because the number of passengers on each trip is restricted. • Mount Athos Monasteries Tour with a Guide • Explore Mount Athos' West Side, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. • Have fun at Ammouliani's Banana Beach. • Try a light Greek meal (included in the price) • Keep your eyes on the sea in case you notice dolphins. • On board, you may enjoy beverages and nibbles. • On board, you may purchase souvenirs.
Gold service • Full refund • Free trip date change Free excursion date change 20% off the next excursion • Banana Beach offers a 20% discount. • omit the line • In the event of an emergency, a free transfer to the nearest health center is provided. Snack bar goods on board are discounted by 20%.
Includes • Tour to the West Side of Mount Athos Peninsula Tours are available in a variety of languages. • Equipment for safety • Hamburg Marine Insurance P&I • Taxes on gasoline • Special fees for port authorities • For individuals who will not listen to their language, a tablet with an audio tour is available.
There are safety precautions in place. • All locations that clients come into contact with are cleaned on a regular basis. • Customers must maintain a safe distance. • To avoid crowding, the number of visitors is limited.
Travel necessities • Customers must bring masks and wear them. • Customers are required to complete a trip information form. • Customers will be subjected to a required temperature check.
According to the Covid-19 Health Safety Protocols, all adults must complete the Pre-boarding health declaration questionnaire before embarkation. Remember to print and finish yours before boarding to save time!
Get Ready for the Activity • Save the environment by using contactless check-in and not printing your tickets. • There will be no reimbursement if you do not arrive on time for the departure. • Please call us before to your voyage if there is a chance of inclement weather. You will be refunded if the cruise is canceled. • If the cruise does not have a minimum of 20 passengers, it will be canceled and you will be refunded. • According to Mount Athos avaton rule, the boat must keep a distance of 500 meters from the coast. • Wheelchair friendly • On the boat, there are restrooms (WC). • Wear your most beautiful grin, be in your finest mood. • Athos sea trips provide the most contemporary and safe vessels in the area, as well as the most qualified staff!
This listing is listed for following charter options.
With Captain and Crew both
Based on the choice of charter option set for this listing and your choice to avail these options under the process of booking this charter, an extra fee may be applicable, for eg; for availing Crew service.
Exact directions to the departure location will be provided after a confirmed booking.