Athos - comprehensive tourist guide

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    Updated March 30, 2020.

    Not to be missed on Athos

    Athos is not as popular for summer holidays as Sithonia and Kassandra, in part because a large part of the peninsula is occupied by Holy Mountain, so the tourist part is much smaller. Still, Athos offers just enough content for a vacation. The beaches we recommend you to visit are Komitsa,...

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    Updated March 30, 2020.

    Kakovo monastery

    Kakovo Monastery is 9km from Ierissos and 24km from Ouranopolis and it's the first pilgrim station on the way to the Hilandar monastery. It spreads over a large property, consisting of two main buildings, a church, monastery workshops, pond and parking lot for visitors. Upon arrival, visitors are served with coffee...

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    Updated March 26, 2020.

    Ammouliani Island - secret paradise

    Photos and text: Filip Glišić This year, we paid a visit to a small island called Ammouliani, located on Halkidiki (between Sithonia and Athos). Ammouliani is one of the smallest islands in Greece with a surface area smaller than 5km2. To get to the island, you need to take a ferryboat from...

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