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 to the locals - is physically part of Halkidiki but can only be visited by a lucky few.
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.