1. Greece
  2. Central Macedonia
  3. Ouranoupoli
  4. Mount Athos

Mount Athos Glassbottom Cruise with Ammouliani Island visit

Product ID: 234257
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Take a sightseeing cruise around the holy monasteries of the western section of Mount Athos on the only Glassbottom boat in the region. Combine this experience with the opportunity to explore the only inhabited Halkidiki island: Ammouliani.
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Duration: 5 hours
Starting time 11:00 AM
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English, Greek
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Bulgarian, English, French, German, Greek, Italian, Romanian, Russian
Wheelchair accessible

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  • Enjoy unique views of the holy monasteries of Mount Athos
  • Learn about the monasteries through multilingual commentary
  • Pass through the gorgeous Drenia islet complex
  • Visit Ammouliani Island for 1.5 hours
  • Discover Ouranoupoli’s corals through the Glassbottom
Full description
Take part in a guided sightseeing cruise around the Mount Athos bay in Halkidiki to view the imposing western part of the Holy Mountain Athos in a Glassbottom vessel. This cruise departs every Tuesday, Thursday, and Sunday. However, on Tuesday the tour stops at the center of the village of Ammouliani, while on Thursday and Sundays it stops at Alykes beach.

After visiting the monasteries, take some fantastic photos as your boat passes the gorgeous Drenia islets or Donkey Islands as the locals refer to them. Explore the majestic island of Ammouliani by stopping there for 1.5 hours where you'll have the opportunity for swimming or to have lunch. On Thursdays and Sundays in May and September, if the weather is not good, the 1.5-hour stop will be at Ammouliani's Village. 

Finally, admire the yellow corals of the most famous reef in the region from the Glassbottom boat on the way back to Ouranoupolis, arriving back at the port at 4:30 PM.
  • Mount Athos sightseeing cruise
  • Observation of Ouranoupoli's coral reef through the Glassbottom
  • Viewing the Drenia islet complex
  • 1-hour stop in Ammouliani Island's traditional village
  • Multilingual guided tour
  • Bar on the boat
  • All safety equipment
  • Fuel cost and taxes
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Meals and drinks (available for purchase)

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Meeting point

Ouranoupoli 630 75, Greece. The ship departs from the only port of Ouranoupolis where the Tower of Prosphorion is located.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Sunglasses
Know before you go
• Women are not allowed on Mount Athos for religious reasons. Therefore, the cruise will get no closer than 500 meters to the island
• Children must be accompanied by an adult
• Toilets available on board
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Eirinikos Glassbottom Cruises

Product ID: 234257