Athos - comprehensive tourist guide

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    Updated March 30, 2020.

    Best restaurants and gyros on Athos

    The food and gastronomy of Holy Mountain are widely known and the monks of Holy Mountain are among the healthiest people on the planet. Holy Mountain products can be purchased either online or at Daphne, the port Holy Mountain. One of the online shopping sites is as follows: https://www.monastiriaka.gr/en/monastery-products-c-5.html Many monasteries cultivate...

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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 27, 2020.

    Komitsa beach

    Komitsa Beach is one of the most beautiful beaches on Athos. It is located on the east coast of Athos, and from Nea Rodha is 5km away. It consists of two parts divided by a cape, in total length of about 4km. The smaller part of the beach is in front...

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    Updated March 27, 2020.

    Beaches nearby Olympiada

    There are many beautiful beaches near Olympiada. Large and small, wild and arranged, and if you have an adventurous spirit, you can explore a little bit and find nice bays, not easily accessible and without a lot of visitors. Of all the beaches, distinguished by its beauty are Proti Ammoudia (Cuba...

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    Ammouliani is a very small island, spread over only a few square kilometers, but full of beautiful beaches. The sea on this island is unrealistically clean and transparent, and all the beaches are close to each other and close to the village, so it takes very little time and effort to...

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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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