Foot pilgrimage in Athos (for groups of 5 – 8 people)

 

1st day. Arrival to the airport of Thessaloniki. Meeting and transfer to the hotel. Accommodation in the hotel SANTA BEACH OTEL 4 * (the hotel is situated in a picturesque location by the sea). Depending on the time of arrival in Thessaloniki, there is an opportunity to visit Thessaloniki as part of the excursion with a visit to the Temple of Demetrious of Thessaloniki, Gregory Palamas, St. Paul, St. Sophia Cathedral, the Church of Cyril and Methodious.

Paid entrance to museums and temples – paid on site.

2nd day. Departure from the hotel in Ouranoupoli. Buy diamonithirion. Departure by ferry 09-45 to the Holy Monastery. Visiting the monasteries: Panteleimon, Xenophon, Dohyar, the Holy Spring of St. George.

3rd day. Visiting of the monasteries: Vatopedi, Kutlumush, Karyes, Serb cell of “Galaktotrofousa”, caves of St. Athanasius, Skete of St. Andrey of the elder Gabriel.

4th day. Visiting the monasteries: Stavronikina, Pantokrator, Skete of Iias, Iveron, Spring of the Iveron Mother of God. Ossuary – tombs of monks. Visit the elder Prodrom – the great confessor of the Athos monastery.

5th day. Departure by ferry to Ouranoupoli and transfer to the hotel.

6th day. Departure from the hotel to the airport of Thessaloniki. Flight to Moscow.

The cost of the program is 670 euro.

The cost of the program includes:

– air travel

– transfer

– medical insurance

– hotel accommodation first and last night of staying

– reservation of diamonitirion and accommodation in monasteries

– services of a Russian-speaking guide on Athos.

The cost does not include:

– Schengen visa – 65 euro

Diamonitirion (paid on the spot) -25 euro

Ticket for the ferry (paid on the spot) – 7 euro

Note: The meals served according to the schedule of the monastery.

The pilgrimage center of Svyatogora” reserves the right to change the sequence of visiting the shrines provided by the program.

Монастырь Ватопед