Ormos Panagias Halkidiki Travel Guide

Ormos Panagias is a little harbor village that makes a big splash in Halkidiki tourism as the home of the famed Mount Athos cruises. Why go to Ormos Panagias? Just drop an anchor and sit back, this pirate story will get you some real treasures… The sleepy little port of Ormos Panagias is quite the hub of activity when it …

Diaporos Regatta 2016 – Ormos Panagias, Halkidiki

Ormos Panagias puts on a show! Each year the Nautical club of Ormos Panagias organizes the the Diaporos Regatta that gets the season off to a good start for water sporting activities. As in past years, these events are normally held twice a year, in July and then again in September, with races for different types of craft. This year …

Ouranoupoli – the gateway to Athos

Ouranoupoli – a gem in Halkidiki. The small village of Ouranoupoli, located on the northern end of the Athos peninsula is a popular destination for those who decide to take a Mount Athos boat tour.   After cruising along the western side of the Athos peninsula and seeing the many monasteries, the boat will bring you to Ouranoupoli for a …

Top 5 things to do in Sithonia

So this is your first time to visit the middle finger of Halkidiki. You wonder what all the hype is about. You hear about the unspoiled sandy beaches, the stunningly clear water of the Aegean, the excitement of having the perfect beach vacation. There is more! Let us tell you about what we would recommend to do in Sithonia with …

Mount Athos Cruise

On a beautiful late September morning, we get up early to rush down to Ormos Panagias, an attractive little harbour town on the east side of the Sithonia peninsula of Halkidiki.  The weather is beautiful for this time of year.  Sunny and with a temperature in the high 20’s, the conditions couldn’t be more perfect to experience a day cruise …

Diaporos Regatta 2014 – Ormos Panagias, Halkidiki

The Diaporos Regatta of 2014 is the third annual regatta to be held on the beautiful Sithonia peninsula. It will bring much excitement to Vourvourou and Ormos Panagias in Halkidiki. The first series of race events take place on the last weekend of August from Friday, August 29 – Sunday, August 31 and feature different races from windsurfing to canoes. …

Mount Athos Monasteries

When taking a Mount Athos cruise or boat tour from Sithonia, the excursion begins in Ormos Panagias.  Starting early in the morning, the boat will cross the gulf to the southern part of the Athos peninsula.  From the base of Mount Athos, the tour boat will gradually work its way north along the Athos shoreline where you will have spectacular …