ATHOS CRUISE FROM SARTI
An unusual day tour along the monk's republic Athos.
The Republic of Athos lies on the third and eastern peninsula of Halkidiki, being autonomous self-administering part of the Greek-orthodox church and his monuments from the Byzantine time take pleasure of worldwide fame. Since foundation (between 7. And 9. Cent.) admission to women is strictly forbidden. Men can visit the monasteries after obtaining a special visa from the authorities. Twenty monasteries existing today guarding precious objects of incalculable historical and religious values, which are infallible witnesses of the Byzantine empire.
Our cruise starts from the picturesque port of Sarti, with a boat of Katerina -Anestis offering all the standard comforts to its passengers. Sailing directly to the southest point of the peninsula Athos. Visitors can admire numerous hermitages built on this part. Then the boat turns and goes closer to the shores offering breathtaking views of the monasteries. Our multilingual guides bring you closer to the history of orthodoxy, the monastic life and to the monasteries. After passing by the port of Dafni, the boat takes its passengers to the only located island of Halkidiki, called Amouliani. A few hours break allows you in Amouliani to discover the authentic Greek cuisine or the wonderful landscape. Arriving time back to Sarti will be around 17.00 with unforgettable memories. The ship has a bar with various drinks, sandwiches and snacks.
IMPORTANT ADVICE / VOUCHER INSTRUCTIONS:
Please be at the departure point at least 5 minutes prior to the pick-up time.
Please find below a list of things we would suggest taking with you:
- Sun cream
- Comfortable shoes
- Money for optional drinks and meals
More info at the manager of "SIROPOULOU COMPLEX" or the manager of "SARTI PREMIUM COMPLEX" .