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Excursions

The Athos Excursion:

Athos is the eastern peninsula of Halkidiki, being autonomous and self-administered by the Greek-orthodox church its monuments from the Byzantine are of worldwide fame. From its foundation admission to women is strictly forbidden. Men can visit the monasteries after obtaining a special visa from the authorities. Today’s twenty monasteries possess precious objects of incalculable historical and religious values.

Athos Halkidiki The Athos cruise starts from the port of Sarti, sailing directly to the southeast point of the Athos peninsula. Visitors can admire numerous hermitages built on this part. Then the boat turns and goes closer to the shores offering breathtaking views of the monasteries. Our multilingual guides bring you closer to the orthodox histor, the monastic life and the monasteries. After passing by the port of Dafni, the boat takes its passengers to the island of Amouliani. A few hours break and back on board for the voyage back to Sarti.

The Blue Lagoon Excursion:

Blue Lagoon Sarti Blue Lagoon is a cruise of 8 hours, starting at 10:00 am and ending at 18:00 pm. Beginning point is the small port of Sarti. Enjoy hours of sunsine, swimming, eating and dancing during the trip to the small Island of Diaporos. At Diaporos a small island near Bourbourou find your own beach and have fun swimming. Second destination is Rhodia beach a wonderful place before the Camping of Armenistis where you will have time to explore virgin beaches while the crew and the captain prepare food for you.

The Meteora Excursion:

Meteora tripA highlight during your stay in Greece would be a visit to Meteora. The journey begins incredibly early at 5:30 am on a bus traveling along the coast passing by Mount Olympus, residency of the twelve Gods. On the way to Kalambaka the bus travels through Larissa and Trikala before reaching our destination. Meteora is a geological miracle which must be seen to be believed. Ounce there we shall visit two of the fabulous monasteries perched high upon the steep rocks. Each monastery possesses a vast richness of frescoes, icons and intricate carvings. Important notice: For entering the monasteries, appropriate clothing is required. Ladies must not wear short skirts and must have long sleeves. Men are not allowed to wear shorts. Our arrival time back in Sarti is approximately 23:00 pm

Mule ride Excursion:

food Sithonia is the middle peninsula of Halkidiki and the most flourishing of green pine nature, combining wild forestry and tall mountain tops. To explore these Mountainy forests, one needs an experienced guide and a means of travel. This excursion provides both, Christos and his tireless mules. The meeting point is arranged and the journey begins. Going up the mountains one enjoys the green nature along with the amazing view of the Sarti’s sealine while hearing interesting stories from Christos. A stop for a rest and not only, Christos is always prepared for a small picnic with typical traditional Greek snacks. After the break everyone mounts there mule and rides downhill back to Sarti.

Thessaloniki Excursion:

Thessaloniki skg This excursion is a daily trip starting at 8:00am by bus to Thessaloniki for Sightseeing and Shopping. The first stop is at Thessaloniki’s City Walls for photos, selfies and to enjoy the view of the entire city. The bus continues “Agios Dimitrios” church one of the most famous churches in Thessaloniki since Agios Dimitrios is the protector of the City. From this point on everyone is free to go shopping or sightseeing in the city center of until 16:00 pm.

The Sithonia Roundtrip Excursion:

This is the most informative tour the middle peninsula of Halkidiki Sithonia. The bus trip starts from Sarti and the first stop is in Nikiti at the Sithon honey factory, where you can watch the processing of the local honey. You can also buy various types of honey. Next stop is in the mountains at the traditional village of Parthenonas. This village was abandoned for many decades and was only recently restored to its original traditional and classical state. The bus continues to the Porto Carras hotel complex where you will be able to visit the famous wine cellars and taste a variety of wines. Toroni is your stop for sightseeing or relaxation. After you will visit one of the largest natural harbors in Europe: Porto Koufo, also called "the deaf harbor" because of the two massive rocks at the entrance of the harbor wich make the port peaceful and silence.

Sithonia Last stop “Panorama” one of the highest peaks in Sithonia, from wich you have an immense view of the village of Kalamitsi with its bright shining bays, and the holy Mountain of Athos, great for photos and selfies.

Orange beach Excursion:

Orange beach Orange Beach is a day excursion of approximately 6 hours which merely includes the transfer by mini bus to one of the most famous bays in Greece. White sand, crystal clear water, special rock formations are few of the things to admire on this swimming excursion. A true hidden paradise on earth just 7 km-s to the north of Sarti

The Greek night Excursion:

Greek dancing, Greek food, Greek hospitality, are a few of the pleasures that make this night a traditional exclusive Greek night one of the most remembered entertainments of your summer vacations. Dinning starts at 20:00 pm with traditional Greek delicacies plenty of fresh Greek salad and unlimited Greek wine. At 21:00 pm the dancing begins and everyone becomes a big Greek family having fun dancing, drinking and living the Greek traditional spirit of entertainment. All this until 0:30 am when every one is sad that a wonderful night has ended.

The Scuba Diving Excursion:

scuba Diving This Underwater experience is open to everyone who knows how to swim from 8-65 years old! It only takes approximately a 2:00 hour lesson and you are ready for a new challenge. Get yourself ready for a new exciting and unforgettable underwater experience "Scuba diving". The beginners start at our diving center with a 30-minute theory course providing information about the amazing experience that will follow. 30 more minutes of preparations and the Scuba Diving experience begins. For those more experienced the excitement begins immediately. It is good to know that either beginner or expert have nothing to worry about when it comes to the equipment since everything will be at your disposal and all our instructors will be there for you

The Toroneos Excursion:

food An absolute must for everyone! An incredibly special day for “Fun in the Sun”. The excursion starts at 8:00 am boarding a bus from Sarti to Neo Marmaras where you will embark on a 200-passenger boat. The captain crosses the Toroneos Gulf with destination the peninsula of Kassandra. A Greek style BBQ is prepared on board with Greek wine included. Among the highlights of the tour is Turtle Island and the Pefkochori village where you will have free time for swimming, relaxing, exploring and shopping. At 17:00 pm the boat returns to Neos Marmaras and the bus trip back to Sarti begins

All Excursions are organized from Phylis Hotel ask us for more information!!