Mount Athos Monasteries

The Holy Mount Athos right across Ammouliani Island

The Holy Mount Athos is an autonomous and self-governed territory of Greece and right across Ammouliani. It occupies the whole of the third peninsula of Halkidiki, about 50 km in length and having a breadth of 8-12 km covering an area of 330 square kilometers. In the centre of the peninsula of Mount Athos rise a long range of hills and mountains, culminating in Mount Athos itself, 2,033m above sea level.