Athos Cruise

Three sea cruises, three trips of a life time.

Menia Maria III departs daily from Ormos Panagias in Sithonia, Halkidiki.

There are three different cruises to choose the most suitable for you:

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Classic Mount Athos Cruise

Classic Mount Athos Cruise

Our cruise starts from Ormos Panagias port on Sithonia peninsula at 9:15-9:30 a.m. having as destination the southernmost tip of Mount Athos.

During the tour the passengers of the ship will have the opportunity to see from distance 8 monasteries which are situated on the west coast of Mount Athos.

The ship is approaching 500 meters from the shore, because the authorities forbid to approach closer.

Important information about the monasteries, hermitages and the small traditional shipyards -ports is given by tour guide.

At about 13:30 the ship is arriving at the port of Ouranoupolis, where we will stop for about 1 hour and 45 minutes. The passengers have the opportunity to walk in the picturesque streets and visit the shops of the beautiful seaside village of Ouranoupolis

At 15:30 we depart from Ammouliani and return to Ormos Panagias.

At approximately 16:45 to 17:00 the ship arrives at the port of Ormos Panagias.

Departure every Wednesday and Sunday at 9:15-9:30 from Ormos Panagias’ port.

Ticket Price: 30 € / adult, 15 € / child (6-14 years), free for babies – children (0-6 years)

Holy Monasteries: Holy Monastery of Agios Pavlos, Holy Monastery of Dionysiou, Holy Monastery of Gregory, Holy Monastery of Simon Petra, Holy Monastery of Xiropotamos, Holy Monastery of Agios Panteleimon, Holy Monastery of Xenophon, Holy Monastery of Docheiariou.

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Mount Athos excursion (4 monasteries) with Ammouliani

Mount Athos excursion (4 monasteries) with Ammouliani

The sea cruise starts from Ormos Panagias port on Sithonia peninsula at 9:15-9:30 a.m. having as destination the port Daphne of Mount Athos.

During the tour the passengers of the ship will have the opportunity to see from distance 4 monasteries which are situated on the west coast of Mount Athos.

The ship is approaching 500 meters from the shore, because the authorities forbid to approach closer.

Important information about the monasteries, hermitages and the small traditional shipyards -ports is given by tour guide.

At the end of the tour (Docheiariou monastery) lunch is served on board to the passengers.

The food is soutzoukaki with rice, cucumber tomato salad and bread.

Then we reach Ammouliani, the village, where we make a stop for about 1 hour.

Afternoon swim in Vourvourou for about 30-45 minutes.

We depart from Ammouliani and return to Ormos Panagias.

At approximately 16:45 to 17:00 the ship arrives at the port of Ormos Panagias.

Departure every Tuesday and Friday at 9:15-9:30 from Ormos Panagias’ port.

Ticket Price: 30 € / adult, 15 € / child (6-14 years), free for babies – children (0-6 years)

Holy Monasteries: Holy Monastery of Xiropotamos, Holy Monastery of Agios Panteleimon, Holy Monastery of Xenophon, Holy Monastery of Docheiariou

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Blue Lagoon Cruise New

Blue Lagoon Cruise New

Departure from Ormos Panagias port at 9:15-9:30 a.m.

Arrival at Diaporo – Vourvourou, the famous blue waters beach in 30′ minutes.

Passengers will stay on Vourvourou beach for swimming and sunbathing for 1 hour and 30 minutes (90 minutes). Passengers have the opportunity to get off from the ship either by swimming or by boat.

Return to the ship. The food is served on the ship (soutzoukaki with rice, salad and bread).

Then departure for Robinson Beach. The ship travels very close to the Sithonia peninsula to Cape Achlada and stops for dives from the ship and swimming at Robinson Beach, a beach accessible only by sea.

At Kavourotripes we will stary for about 2 hours.

Departure and return to Ormos Panagias’ port at approximately 17:00

Departure every Monday, Thursday and Saturday at 9:15-9:30 from Ormos Panagias

Ticket Price: 30 € / adult, 15 € / child (6-14 years), free for babies – children (0-6 years)

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Our ship

  • The ship Menia Maria III is 50 meters long
  • Capacity of 600 people
  • It’s eurosolas
  • Meets all the safety requirements required by the competent Greek authorities
  • It has three decks
  • It has 2 bar-canteens
  • Toilets on two decks
  • Closed and open living rooms
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Who we are

Menia Maria III is a family business whose history begins in 1982, when Michalis Tsipouras the owner of the business was the first person who envisioned sea excursions in the region of Halkidiki.

Michalis Tsipouras has built many ships in his life. Thus in 2004 he built the largest pirate ship in Greece, the Menia Maria III.

For 18 years, our family continues to offer beautiful moments to Menia Maria III passengers through its sea excursions.

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Ticketing

You can buy your tickets when boarding the ship from Ormos Panagias port or you can book tickets on our website.

You can pay by cash or by card (POS)

Groups

There are special prices for groups, clubs, schools.

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Collaborations

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Covid 19

Inside the ship there are antiseptics for sharing.

The use of the mask is mandatory.

Passengers must keep their distance.

Our company follows all the prescribed rules.

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