DAILY CRUISE TO HOLY MOUNTAIN (Mount ATHOS)
with MANCINI OPEN CRUISER 16,5m (up to 10 passengers onboard)
DEPARTURE: Ormos Panagias bay at 10.30 approx.
1st STOP for 45 min at Diaporos island (blue waters) for swimming
At 12.30 approx. arrival at Holy mountain (opposite Dafni port)
Mount Athos is a mountain and peninsula in northeastern Greece and an important centre of Eastern Orthodox monasticism. It is home to 20 monasteries under the direct jurisdiction of the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople. Mount Athos is commonly referred to in Greek as the "Holy Mountain"
Sailing along Holy Mount towards Ouranoupoli (about 500m off the coastline) one can admire the monasteries -Xiropotamou, Ag. Panteleimon, Xenofontos, Dohiariou, Kostamonitou and Zografou- which resemble fortified medieval fortresses. The bilingual English/Russian crew presents their history in detail.
2nd STOP at picturesque AMMOULIANI island for swimming to sandy beaches either ALIKES or DRENIA a gathering of small islands nearby
DEPARTURE back to DIAPOROS Island (blue Lagoon bay) for swimming and water sports.
RETURN to ORMOS PANAGIAS at 18:30 approx.
Cruise may alter due to weather conditions and upon visitors request on booking to cater to their needs. Let us do the work of planning your special cruise
Standard water sports (free of charge):
Water sports (with extra charge):
- 3 persons Water tube
- 3 persons banana boat
- Jet Ski