Mount Athos is a unique and sacred place in Greece known as the Holy Mountain. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and an autonomous monastic state.

As a highly revered religious site, access to Mount Athos is restricted to male pilgrims only. The area is home to twenty Orthodox monasteries and numerous hermitages, making it an important spiritual and cultural center for Orthodox Christianity.

The guided tours in Mount Athos typically involve visiting some of the monasteries, exploring the beautiful landscapes, and learning about the monastic life and religious traditions. The tours are led by knowledgeable guides who can provide insights into the history, art, and spirituality of the area.

If you are interested in visiting Mount Athos, it is necessary to obtain a special permit and follow strict guidelines. We can take care of all procedures and arrangemnets. Only a limited number of visitors are allowed each day, and arrangements must be made in advance through the Mount Athos Pilgrims’ Bureau. The bureau can provide information about available guided tours and help with the permit application process.

Please note that women are not permitted to visit Mount Athos. However, there are other tours available in the surrounding area of Mount Athos where both men and women can enjoy the cultural and natural beauty of the region.