Due to the fact that this journey to Mount Athos is the only way for women to go near to the monasteries and have a better look at them, it is an opportunity that both men and women will never have the chance to experience in their lifetimes.
The monastic state of Halkidiki, which may be found on the third and eastern coast of the peninsula.
Is a self-governing division of the Greek Orthodox Church, and the Byzantine monuments that it contains are well-known all over the world and well worth making the trip to see. Mount Athos is the perfect destination for a day excursion.
From the port of Ormos Panagias, the traditional boat sets sail for its destination.