"monastic community" Aghion Oros (Mount Athos) Things to Do Tip by HouseRiver


Mount Athos' mountainous terrain and rugged coastline naturally isolates the peninsula.

Directions: Access to the peninsula is only possible by Mount Athos (Agios Oros), which in Greek means Holy Mountain, is an monastic community within the Greek mainland. Inhabited only by monks who live in twenty different boat, and visitors are strictly regulated

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  • Updated Jan 12, 2004
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