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About Athos Sea Cruises
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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Reviewed 18 November 2018

Once the food throwing to the seagulls finally stopped and we could hear the information being broadcast it was great. The monastries & their history is incredible and it's the closest I'm ever going to get. To top it all off we were accompanied by...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Had the best time seeing the beautiful sights of Mount Athos & all the amazing Monasteries. Very easy to book & worth every Euro, took about 3 hours return journey & the mountain at the end was spectacular. Definitely recommend this.More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Natalie1701975
Ηλίας Ρ, Manager at Athos Sea Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2018

Dear Natalie1701975, Thank you very much for your comments and your recommendation as well. We are giving the best efforts to offer you an incredible cruising experience in Mount Athos. Our staff, our ships, our amenities and of course the entertainment program are characterised by...More

Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

...uunless you are a monk. Fascinating in some way but it's so far away you really need a good camera or field goggles to see anything of consequence. The boat is fine. The announcements are in 5-6 languages so it can get a bit much.More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Ηλίας Ρ, Manager at Athos Sea Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2018

Dear Laleh2008, It is very pleasant to see that you had such a good time during the cruise to Mount Athos. Mount Athos with more than 1000 years history offers an once in a life time experience and the best way to get there is...More

Reviewed 2 October 2018

The cruise was great experience. Lovely surroundings, great service. The tickets could be bought on the shops around the city, they give discounts for kids.More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Vanox777
Ηλίας Ρ, Manager at Athos Sea Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2018

Dear Vanox777, Thank you for your feedback, we greatly appreciate you taking time and share your experience. If you book online via our website athos-cruises .gr you will get 10% discount and in some cases 20% for evening cruises. This is the best way to...More

Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Went to see the monasteries was well organised and was translated to English so was great all the details were explained at each monastery how many lived at that one artefacts they had and books. One of the monks boarded the ship to give mass....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Ηλίας Ρ, Manager at Athos Sea Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2018

Dear Alex, Thank you for your valuable feedback. You really help travellers to understand and choose via your fantastic experience. It is really impressive to see dolphins and admire the natural beauty and rich cultural legacy of Mount Athos peninsula. Next time check online there...More

Reviewed 25 September 2018

If you do not set your expectations too high, you'll enjoy this cruise for what it is. This is a 4-hour round trip cruise from the port of Ouranoupolis along the inner flank of the lower monastic finger of Halkidiki. You'll pass by several monasteries,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Ηλίας Ρ, Manager at Athos Sea Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2018

Dear RoverTreks, Thank you very much to take the time to share your feedback in TripAdvisor. Are you an advisor blogger? The truth is that we take all the comments we receive very seriously as they allow us to identify areas that may benefit from...More

Reviewed 21 September 2018

The Cruise responded to my expectations. We were lucky to see even dolphins. Some boys were feeding gulls, throwing crumbs into the air. Unfortunately there was no presentation in Bulgarian. It's a pity. Many Bulgarians have a rest in Greece.More

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Date of experience: June 2018
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Ηλίας Ρ, Manager at Athos Sea Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2018

Dear Dvdkov, Thank you for your time to review us in TripAdvisor. As you said Mount Athos is impressive and Athos Sea Cruises offers you a lovely experience to this unique part of the Earth. Thank you for recommending us, 98% of our customers recommending...More

Reviewed 18 September 2018

Beautiful landscape from the boat. In general good experience on board. Te coast is always visible both side of boatMore

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Date of experience: August 2018
Thank rossettiemiliano
Ηλίας Ρ, Manager at Athos Sea Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2018

Dear Rossettiemiliano, Thank you so much for your honest feedback. We are very glad to know that our tour met your expectations. We are giving the best efforts to offer you an incredible cruising experience in Mount Athos. Our staff, our ships, our amenities and...More

Reviewed 18 September 2018

Nice ride, polite crew, overal good cruise. I would recomend to all who likes to enjoy these kind of rides.More

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Date of experience: May 2018
Thank AleksandarR177
Ηλίας Ρ, Manager at Athos Sea Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2018

Dear AleksandarR177, Thank you very much for your comments and your recommendation as well. We are happy that we met your expectations and you had such a great time with our Athos Sea Cruises. Next time check online athos-cruises .gr we have 6 different cruises...More

Reviewed 18 September 2018

It was a beautiful trip.We took a lot of Pictures and had a very good time.Unfortunately we saw no dolphins, so we need to come back :-)More

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Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Nordfisch
Ηλίας Ρ, Manager at Athos Sea Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2018

Dear Nordfisch, Thank you for your feedback, we greatly appreciate you taking time and share your experience. It is really impressive to admire the natural beauty and rich cultural legacy of Mount Athos peninsula. You missed the dolphins but be sure that the next time...More

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Hello Stoica! It depends on which line you will choose. We have 6 different cruising lines. Minimum price is 20 euro per person and maximum price is 30 Eur with lunch included. Otherwise you can make us a request about a... More
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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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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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