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Athos Sea Cruises

Ammouliani | Ormos Panagias, Ouranoupolis 630 75, Greece
+30 698 610 7451
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Pleasnt boat trip.

Our boat was like a huge pirate ship and was clean with plenty of seats in board. There was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
PaulSellers
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Punctual, interesting & clean. Boat in good repair & staff multilingual, lots of interesting facts... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jodi C
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Kent, United Kingdom
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Athos Sea Cruises - Mount Athos cruise Ship departs once up to twice a day from Ouranoupolis port, right next to the "gates" of Holy Mount Athos. The ship heads to the southwestern part of Mount Athos peninsula. In 15 minutes reach the first Russian cloister and after sailing by unique beaches, it arrives in the area of the first monastery, Iera Moni Dochiariou and follows other 7 monasteries, as well as the Holy Mount's central port, Daphni, and finally the cloisters, small villages, where groups of monks live in every house. During the cruise visitors have the chance to admire the untouched nature and the unique architecture of Mount Athos monasteries. There is an audio guide tour in different languages (Greek, English, Russian, Serbian, Polish, Bulgarian and German). In these beautiful calm turquoise waters you will see very often dolphins to follow the ship. There is a restaurant, a bar and a small exhibition of souvenirs in the ship. There is also the possibility after agreement of pilgrimage of holy remnants during the cruise.
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Ammouliani | Ormos Panagias, Ouranoupolis 630 75, Greece
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our boat was like a huge pirate ship and was clean with plenty of seats in board. There was adequate toilets and a good snack bar. We had really looked forward to seeing the monastries of Mount Athos, but we were a little disappointed that...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Punctual, interesting & clean. Boat in good repair & staff multilingual, lots of interesting facts - made bet he by the dolphins accompanying.

Thank Jodi C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The best staff, amazing cruises to mount athos and amoliani island, number 1, beautiful places! Highly recommended!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent culture tour with historical insights, with the bonus of dolphins following the boats. Very cheap drinks on board.

Thank John W
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good day out at a reasonable price, good views of the monasteries. One thing I would say is to get there early and get a good seat as once the boat reaches the monasteries then mayhem erupts as people jostle to get the best picture,...More

Thank Peter B
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Reviewed June 9, 2018

We took the day tip starting in Ormos Panagias, along the Athos mountain with its monastries, a stop in Ouranopoli and return. Starting at 09:30 and return at 17:30. Price for this daytrip 25 euro/p. Well this was holiday money well spent. Boat was clean...More

2  Thank Ignace D
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Reviewed June 7, 2018

An enjoyable, and fair-value tour (at E20). The seagulls were a bonus- gliding gracefully next to you on the top deck, literally within touching distance (although be prepared to dodge the inevitable!). The odd dolphin spot was an additional bonus too (but far from guaranteed)....More

1  Thank andy r
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Reviewed June 1, 2018 via mobile

I’ve always wanted to see Mount Athos and the boat trip delivered. Felt a little like a ferry, but lots of commentary about the monasteries. As there were a lot of Russians, annoyingly, but understandable the recorded commentary was interrupted occasionally for a Russian tour...More

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Reviewed May 29, 2018

Early in the season, the boat is not crowded one can easily find enough space on any of the three decks. Sometimes it is nice to be on top, sometimes nice to be at stern, depending where the wind comes from or if a shade...More

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Reviewed May 4, 2018 via mobile

We went a cruise the other day and I must admit i was thrilled. Calm sea, amazing 3 hours cruise, Dolphins swimming and playing on the way. The guidance was in 5 languages to help everybody on the boat understand the history of Mount Athos....More

1  Thank Arsen K
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Dina M
June 17, 2018|
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Response from Ηλίας Ρ | Property representative |
Hi, Yes it’s recommended! In the ship cap Fotis we offer to the children a big screen with cartoon videos.
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Vilizara D
June 7, 2018|
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Hello Vilizara, You can buy tickets online in our website or on the boat the same day you want to make the cruise. The ticket price is 20 euro per person. Your faithfully, Athos Sea Cruises
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Response from N1clarkelondon39 | Reviewed this property |
20euro for 3 hrs, there is a sun deck if you want it.
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