INFORMATION

Trip to Ouranoupolis of Chalkidike

How to travel to Ouranoupolis

The central bus station for Chalkidiki is found on the road to Nea Moudania (Praktiker roundabout), 10 minutes from by taxi from the airport. Phone no. 0030 2310316555. The ‘one way’ ticket to Ouranoupolis costs 10.70 euros, while the ‘both ways’ one 18.50 (valid for a month).
How to travel to Mt. Athos.

​​​​​​​Mount Athos is a self-administered part of the Greek state so a special permission is required. To obtain it you must contact the pilgrim’s office in advance of your visit. Phone no. 0030 2310 222424. Furthermore you must contact the monasteries too if you want to visit to ask for hospitality. Upon your arrival you must book a ticket for the boat you would like to travel which.

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You can visit Mt. Athos with the Ferry Boat ‘St. Panteleimon’ or with a speedboat. See below for more:
Ferry Boat «St. Panteleimon» (Departure from Ouranoupolis daily at the same time)
Departure from Ouranoupolis
09:45
Arrival in Dafni
12:00
Departure from Dafni
12:10
Arrival in Ouranoupolis
14:15  (there is a connection with the bus to Thessaloniki.)
* It stops to every monastery until Dafni.
Athonic Lines – Speedboat 
Departure from Ouranoupolis
08:45/10:40
Arrival in Dafni
09:25/11:30
Departure from Dafni
09:35/12:00
Arrival in Ouranoupolis
10:15/12:50
* Booking in advance is obligatory
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Useful Contacts.

Pilgrim’s Office (Thessaloniki) TEL.: 0030 2310 252575 | FAX: 2310 222424
Pilgrim’s Office (Ouranoupolis) TEL.: 0030 2377 071422
Holly Superintendency of Mt. Athos TEL.: 0030 2377 023224 | FAX: 2377 023315
Civil Government of Athos TEL.: 0030 2377 023290
Karyes Polis Station TEL.: 0030 2377 023212
Ouranoupolis Cost Guard Station TEL.: 0030 2377 071248
Dafni Cost Guead Station TEL.: 0030 2310 316575
Ierissos Cost Guard Station TEL.: 0030 2396 041320
Chalkidike Central Bus Station  TEL.: 0030 2377 022576
Athonic Lines-Reservations  TEL.: 0030 2377 023300
Athonic Lines Dafni TEL.: 0030 2377 021041 | FAX: 2377 071016
Karyes Health Centre TEL.: 0030 2377 021148
Athonias Ecclesiastical Academy of Athos TEL.: 0030 2377 023341
Holy Monastery of Souroti TEL.: 0030 2377 023217