Traditional Halkidiki and Athos Cruise from Thessaloniki

Traditional Halkidiki and Athos Cruise from Thessaloniki
Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours > Day Cruises > Sightseeing Cruise
$94.12
Duration: 10 hours 30 minutes
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Description

Enjoy and amazing full day trip to one of the most beautiful parts of Greece, the famous Halkidiki. Enjoy traditional, quaint villages, stunning landscapes, lakes and ancient towns! Embark on a cruise that will allow you to enjoy unique seaside views of maybe the most secluded area of Greece; The fable mount Athos. Learn amazing historical facts, both for Ancient Greece (Stagira is the birthplace of the famous philosopher Aristoteles) as well as for the Byzantine empire and the Ecclesiastical arts and history. We will return to Thessaloniki late in the afternoon, rich in beautiful memories.

After we pick you up from your hotel we depart for the charming village of Ouranopoli in Halkidiki. On our way we will pass from Volvi and Koroneia lake and make a stop to Ancient Stagira, birthplace of the famous philosopher Aristoteles where we will have a tour with a professional guide. Reaching the port of Ouranopolis we embark for the cruise of Mount Athos where you can admire from a close distance (from the boat), the mysterious and miraculous place which has been for centuries the center of Orthodoxy and you will find out new information about the history of the Mount Athos and its monasteries. The area has transformed into a place of particular historical and cultural importance and enjoy a landscape of great natural beauty. After the cruise free time for lunch or a walk in the village. Heading way back we visit Arnea one of the most picturesque villages of North Halkidiki. Return to Thessaloniki.

Enjoy and amazing full day trip to one of the most beautiful parts of Greece, the famous Halkidiki. Enjoy traditional, quaint villages, stunning landscapes, lakes and ancient towns! Embark on a cruise that will allow you to enjoy unique seaside views of maybe the most secluded area of Greece; The fable mount Athos. Learn amazing historical facts, both for Ancient Greece (Stagira is the birthplace of the famous philosopher Aristoteles) as well as for the Byzantine empire and the Ecclesiastical arts and history. We will return to Thessaloniki late in the afternoon, rich in beautiful memories.