Holidays in Athos - Ouranoupolis
Enjoy holidays to Athos, Ouranoupolis
Ouranoupolis, the gateway to Mount Athos, is located in the North East of the Greek mainland, on the Halkidiki Peninsula. Athos holidays are very much off the beaten track and offer relaxing days on sunny beaches, stunning scenes of natural beauty, a friendly atmosphere and the best in Greek cuisine. Holidays in Athos are especially appealing to nature trippers and those who wish to relax and escape the bustle of modern life. Cheap and frequent flights are available from London to Thessalonica, which is around 120 kilometres from Ouranoupolis, so you will have little difficulty in reaching this place of incredible natural beauty and religious sanctuary in the foothills of Athos Mountain.
What to see in Athos
Holidays to Ouranoupolis offer sunny days on impressive stretches of golden beach surrounded by amazing panoramas of unspoilt nature and an intimate, friendly setting. Nature trippers will be in paradise with the benign conspiracy of sweeping, flora and fauna rich forests and fresh sea air, with the majestic peak of Mount Athos in the distance. Opportunities for walks are plenty through this fascinating landscape, which combines the best in sea, forest and mountain landscapes. The peak of Mount Athos can be climbed during the summer months, but this is recommended only for more experienced mountaineers.
There are a number of crisp, golden sandy beaches in the area which taper off into the cooling blue of the Aegean Sea. The nightlife on cheap holidays in Athos is low key and tends to be based around the hotels and the handful of lively bars in the village. If you want to try something different in the evening, try some of the excellent Greek cuisine available near the beaches and enjoy the dazzling sunsets. There are a limited number of water based activates, which include diving, scenic boat trips to nearby islands and fishing. There is also a Byzantine tower on the main beach, which houses an exhibition of Christian art.
easyJet holidays to Athos, Greece
Holidays to Athos offer flexibility and utter relaxation in a friendly, intimate village with marvellous beaches, forests and mountains. You can depend on easyJet holidays to get you there and back smoothly and cost effectively. With flexible easyJet holidays, you can save even more by booking your flight and hotel rooms together.