Athos, Greece

Travel Blogs from Athos

Athos Travel Blogs (16)

It's A Mans Mans World...... Mount Athos.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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... of Mount Athos has a wall stopping anyone from entering by road and has always been cut off from the rest of Greece, making it effectively a private island. The monks are not answerable to Greek Law or taxes, but run their community through ...

Visit to Sithonia Peninsula, Athos, Greece travel blog

Visit to Sithonia Peninsula

A travel blog entry by gas_greece


A day spent looking at beaches in the Halidiki area, especially the Sithonia Peninsula. The water is very salty and easy to swim in. Clear like the Whitsunday's and not very cold. We sat on the lounges and an attendant took about 30 secs to come over ...

More headaches...!, Ouranopolis, Greece travel blog

More headaches...!

A travel blog entry by marcdolav


... . We spend ages trying to locate ones specified on maps - only to fail miserably. Happily, French friends who are also visiting Greece, & with whom we had loosely arranged to rendezvous at some point, ring this very morning to announce they are just ...

Night and Day, Mount Athos, Greece travel blog

Night and Day

A travel blog entry by pilgrimthomas


... many doors to me figuratively and literally. He is an Orthodox man from the Island of Naxos (the first Island I visited in Greece) and a very gentleman. He literally took care of me....making sure I was aware of prayer times, meals, and different ...