Category Archives: basic information/reservations

2118 – Mount Athos closed from tomorrow 20-03 till March 30th for all visitors except workers and professionals

For the latest news about this topic read the Comments! 19-03 Mount Athos closes tomorrow for all visitors except workers and professionals until March 30th. ___________________________________________________________________________________________Yesterday, 16th of March, a 50-year-old Italian pilgrim, who developed cough and fever, was transported … Continue reading

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1959 – quick update of the list of email adresses of the monasteries

One of our readers shared these email adresses of Karakallou monastery, to make reservations. karakallou@yahoo.gr or karakallou@yahoo.com. I added the adress to our list of email adresses in post “1835 – reservations by email“. It is likely that your mail … Continue reading

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1835 – make a reservation by email: (update 13 / 22-9-2019)

I think there is not a pilgrim who had no difficulties to make a swift and easy reservation to spend a night in monastery and you know what is the main reason? The monks still use the old-fashioned fax-machine! Either … Continue reading

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1767 – Karyes September 2015

On our first day of our pilgrimage to Athos on Sunday 20th of September we reserved a place to sleep at Skiti Andreou (or Serail). Before we went there we tried to get an extention of our Diamoniterion at the … Continue reading

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1756 – New map of Mount Athos

There is a new map Mount Athos available . Water-  and rip- proof and The first highly accurate map of Mt Athos as is it stated on the map. This last part is not true because the first accurate map of … Continue reading

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1729 – important spots in Ouranopoli

Today I’ll show the plan of Ouranopoli with the most important places you can/will visit: 1. the pilgrims office: where to pick up your Diamoniterion2. the ticket office for your boat ticket  to Dafni – call 011-30-23770-21041 (and bar Isalos, the best … Continue reading

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1701 – how to book an Athos visit: update March 2015

In post 1142 I shared information from the internet about how to book an Athos pilgrimage. The new email adres – from 2014 – is: athosreservation@gmail.com (so do NOT use “piligrimsbureau@c-lab.gr” anymore). Pilgrim Herman in 2011 at the Pilgrimsbureau If you call … Continue reading

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