Eagle flag of the Byzantine empire




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The area of Northern Greece where Mount Athos is located is called Macedonia. It is a place of rich past and interesting present. The visitor who decides to come here, apart of enjoying the nature and history of Agion Oros, has the opportunity to spend some additional quality time nearby. If you decide to extend your visit for a few more days, the surrounding area will compensate you largely. There are many things to see and do. We can assist you in organizing you trip so that you make the most out of your visit. We can arrange your transportation, book hotels and prepare sightseeing tours of museums and historical places. Here are some ideas of what you can do:



Thessaloniki, a city with a history of 2300 years


Pella and Vergina, the place where the empire of Alexander the Great grew


Mount Olympus, the mountain that was the house of the ancient Greek Gods


Meteora, another mystical place of monasteries that hang from the sky


Chalkidiki, a lovely resort area of sandy beaches and clear waters


Helicopter tour, see Mount Athos from another angle