Mount Athos

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an autonomous area in northeastern Greece that is the site of several Greek Orthodox monasteries founded in the tenth century

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Looking out to sea from the Sani Beach Hotel; A photo-opportunity 'must' is a cruise trip around Athos, also known as Agion Oros, the Holy Mountain, to view the fascinating monasteries clinging to the cliffs or nestling in sheltered coves
Athos, or Agion Oros, is physically part of Halkidiki but can only be visited by a lucky few - it is self-governed by monks, who live and work in its many Byzantine monasteries.