An Orthodox spiritual centre since 1054, Mount Athos has enjoyed an autonomous statute since Byzantine times. The ‘Holy Mountain’, which is forbidden to women and children, is also a recognized artistic site. The layout of the monasteries (about 20 of which are presently inhabited by some 1,400 monks) had an influence as far afield as Russia, and its school of painting influenced the history of Orthodox art.
Year of Inscription: 1988
Add world heritage to your travel plans – plan to visit Mount Athos! Sign up on GoUNESCO to get travel advice, tips, partners and help with traveling to Mount Athos.http://www.gounesco.com/heritage/sites/mount-athos/
Travel Info for Mount Athos
- •New Year´s Day – 1 January •Epiphany Eve – 6th January •Good Friday, Easter Sunday, Easter Monday – March/April •Walpurgus Night – April 30 •Labour Day – 1st May Swedish National Day – 6th June •Whit Monday, Midsummer´s Eve – June •All Saint’s Eve – October/November •Christmas Eve and Christmas Day - December 24 – 25 •New Year´s Eve – December 31
- Miss Havisham
- Rupert Campbell-Black
- Julien SorelWilliam BrownWilliam BrownWilliam BrownWilliam BrownWilliam BrownWilliam BrownWilliam Brown
- No holidays other then the winters when the sea cannot be traveled
- Nigel Molesworth
- Harriet M Welsch
- Oskar Schell
- Elinor Dashwood
Sorry, we don't have curated information here yet.
Have you been to Mount Athos? Share your travel stories
Photos and Proofs from Mount Athos
No photos here yet. Have you been to Mount Athos?share your photos
Travelers Who Have Visited Mount Athos
Have you been to Mount Athos? Share travel photos
Recommendations for Mount Athos
Sorry, we do not have any traveller recommendations here yet.
Have you been to Mount Athos? Share Recommendations
Trivia from Mount Athos
Sorry, we do not have any trivia for here yet.
Have you been to Mount Athos?
Events at or near Mount Athos
Know any events coming up at Mount Athos?List an event