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Updated March 30, 2020 no comments

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...

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Updated March 30, 2020 no comments

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...

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Updated March 26, 2020 no comments

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...

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Updated March 27, 2020 no comments

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...

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Updated March 31, 2020 no comments

Nea Rodha

Nea Rodha is a small place with a pedestrian zone next to the sea and a small port. long the promenade, there are lots of restaurants and coffee shops with a nice sea view, excellent food and drinks. Some of these coffee shops have a playground for children as...

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Updated March 31, 2020 no comments

Ierissos

Ierissos is the most popular tourist place on the east coast of Athos, the third finger of Halkidiki, at about 740km from Belgrade. A place is small, with a very long beach and promenade. A peaceful, turquoise and clear sea, with a natural shade and no crowd, is perfect for...

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Ouranopolis

Ouranopolis is a small place on the west coast of Athos, mostly known as a starting point for the cruise boats for trips around the Holy Mountain and to Drenia island. This place is cute and has a special charm, a large number of shops and restaurants. Considering the fact...

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Updated March 31, 2020 no comments

The most beautiful beaches on Athos

Although Athos is less known than Kassandra and Sithonia, it provides an excellent opportunity for a beautiful and comfortable vacation. The very fact that it's not so popular, makes it an exceptional destination for lovers of a quiet holiday. Athos is perhaps the only destination in northern Greece that...

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Updated March 27, 2020 no comments

Supplying while on Athos

Athos has only a few tourist spots because most of Athos belongs to the Holy Mountain. Olympiada, Ierissos, Nea Rhoda and Ouranopolis have smaller markets, i.e. grocery stores and dragstores, and only Ierissos has two large supermarkets with many items. Ierissos is close to all of these places, so tourists...

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