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Weddings & Honeymoon MOUNT ATHOS AREA HALKIDIKI


Weddings & Honeymoon MOUNT ATHOS AREA HALKIDIKI


Saying “I do” in Mount Athos Area (eastern Ηalkidiki) Dreaming of doing your wedding on the beach, in a small chapel on a cliff overlooking the sea? Here is a guide to resort weddings in Mount Athos peninsula from quiet Christian blessings to legal - civil ceremonies and symbolic weddings. Organize your wedding to Mount Athos Area (eastern Halkidiki) and enjoy its every magical moment to the most absolute wedding destination!

Choose your type of wedding A. Organize your religious wedding to Mount Athos Area (eastern Halkidiki) and enjoy its every magical moment to the most absolute wedding destination! Fulfill your dream here and be sure that the memory of life’s sweetest day will follow you forever! At the hotels’ chapels, the wonderful churches of traditional settlements, the grandiose Metropolitan Church, to small chapels on the coves of coastsright on the seaside, the chapels of the flowery hillsides overlooking Athos and the Athonite Gulf, the solitary small churches viewing the blue of the Aegean and the Mediterranean.

B. Organize your civil wedding to the most beautiful points: around the birth place of Aristoteles, close to the seaside, at the traditional ports, on the slops of the Aristotelian Mountain…, and live a real fairytale!

C. Symbolized wedding – feel the Mediterranean flavor everywhere around our coastal line!


Legal documents For more information about how to legalize your wedding in Greece, visit the website willoweddings.com. Our wedding planner will help you in every field. You can also contact her directly: info@willow.gr Whatever you choose you have to know that the beauty of the landscape is the bless of the athonite aura, the hotels’ services, the organizing capabilities of the experts and the activities which you can live during your honeymoon will mark a new beginning for you with the best possible way following you forever.

Reception venues Aristoteles Holiday Resort & Spa en.mountathosarea.org/portfolio-posts/aristoteles-holiday-resort-spa-4/ Alexandros Palace Hotel & Suites en.mountathosarea.org/portfolio-posts/alexandros-palace-suites-hotel-5/ Eagles Palace Hotel & Spa en.mountathosarea.org/portfolio-posts/eagles-palace-resort-spa/ Costa Costa beach bar & mini restaurant en.mountathosarea.org/portfolio-posts/costa-costa-beach-bar-mini-restaurant/ Akroyiali – Germany en.mountathosarea.org/portfolio-posts/germany-2/ Bakatsianos traditional restaurant bakatsianos.gr


Private romantic locations Athos Bay Villa Ammouliani athosbay.gr Skites Ouranoupoli www.skites.gr Villa Trygona Ammouliani en.mountathosarea.org/portfolio-posts/villa-trygona/


Gifts for your guests Scents, colours, flavours and images of people, of a particular primary production, perhaphs a unique one for its variety and its wealth. Fertile land, full of gifts, from the bottom till the surface, and from the depths of the seas to the fishing ports and the beaches. Items signed by the guarantee of quality, purity and home care. Rare taste of honey in Arnea and the slopes of Mount Area, pine, sousoura, herbs and bushes from the Cholomonta Mountain. Beekeepers and honey producers keep on following the tradition, delivering it to the new generation, respecting the “sweet” history of the pure taste. “Blessed” wine, made by the monks’ hands in Mount Athos and at the traditional wineries of Arnea, in organic vineyards on the fertile slopes of Marathousa. Tsipouro, “clean” and strong, made at the distilleries of Megali Panagia, Gomati, Ierissos, Stratoniki and Stageira, by people who enjoy producing it, using it to relax after work, to “enhance” their feasts, to offer to their guests! Syrup sweets, liquers and marmelades, all made by fruits of the forest at the women’s union of Varvara. Women of the mountainous area utilize the nature’s gifts and make pure delicacies, tasty and fragrant, suitable for all types of nutrition. Candles and wax products at the local industry of Neohori and Gomati.


Activities Hiking: en.mountathosarea.org/what-to-do/walking-gr/ Rent a boat: en.mountathosarea.org/portfolio-posts/athos-sea-cruises/ Pre wedding party: At Drenia Islets (Gaidouronisia) Cycling: en.mountathosarea.org/what-to-do/cycling/ Wine tours: en.mountathosarea.org/what-to-do/wine-tours/ Fitness and Spa: Eagles Palace Resort & Spa en.mountathosarea.org/portfolio-posts/eagles-palace-resort-spa/ …. and much more. What are you waiting for? Start planning your destination wedding with us.

Honeymoon Escape to Arnea Start from the mountainous area, visiting Arnea, a famous traditional settlement- the most beautiful in Halkidiki! You will wander in its alleys, visit the folklore museums, walk in the mountain paths, dream under the waterfalls, cycle in wonderful routes, shop organic honey from Georgakas or Repanis to “sweeten and honey” your first days of your common life, taste tha famous toulouba from Kosma Patry Shop, taste organic wine of local production to winery Claudia Papagianni, see how the organic feta cheese and yogurt is made by Karayiannis family and eat in the forest of St Paraskevi (restaurant Bakatsianos) the most delicious dishes you have ever tasted! Visit to ancient Stageira …there where thousands years ago was born Aristoteles, the teacher of Great Alexander. You will walk on the hill between the Aegean blue and the verdant green Aristotelian Mountain. You will be guided between the findings of the ancient city and view the most beautiful beaches of the area- the colours of the crystal waters, depending on the light of the day. You will feel the ancient Greek influence and swim under the ancient city, to one of the most beautiful and pristine gulfs. You will lunch to restaurant Akroyiali, with amazing seafood and ouzo appetizers. For dessert eat sweet loukoumades to the patisserie Plateia, at the central square of the village.


The round cruise of Mount Athos You will a unique spectacle in the world: the monasteries of the west side of the Holy Community (by one of Athos Sea Cruises ships +30 23770 71370), which compose byzantine scenery of real splendor. Later you lunch to Athos Bar Restaurant or to Lemoniadis restaurant and right after visit the land borders of Mount Athos and Moni Zigou (+30 2377071585), the unique athonite monastery visitable also by women. Ammouliani If you haven’t chosen to stay to Ammouliani, the unique island of Central Macedonia, then you have to visit it definitely: length of just 6km, surrounded by sandy beaches, all famous for the sea water’s clarity! The clarity of the waters is not certified only by the photos or the Blue Flags. This is being proved by the visitors’ arrival. Every summer 600 permanent inhabitants welcome 6.000 visitors so as to offer them home, island hospitality and taking care of them like being their relatives! Swim definitely to “Alikes”, the most photographed and beloved beach, enjoy the serenity of “Karagatsia”, offer yourselves the affordable luxury of the daily swim to “Ai Giorgi” and “Megali Ammos”, do the round of the island by renting a boat (no license is required), and indulge in the fishing to the north rocky shores! To Ammouliani you find the freshest seafood you have ever tasted! The island possesses a big fishing fleet, which means you find fresh caught seafoodhere the fish of yesterday is not fresh!!! Enjoy wonderful fish appetizers to Anemotrata restaurant, on the idyllic small port viewing Athos and ask persistently for the fish balls- the chef’s specialty! Swim at Komitsa …and obtain the absolute life summer experience. In the Gulf, in front of Ktima Chantzi and Athos Villas, the golden beach just a few meters away from the borders of Athonite State, will make you forget time, wishing you could stay there forever. …and the endless beaches of Ierissos and Pirgadikia …there that the blue of the sea and the sky become one! Lunch or dine to Zorbas the Greek restaurant or to Sublime, trying delicious taste creations, made by local sea food, organic meat/ vegetables- by the local farm’s production and fruits from the Aristotelian Mountain. Walk along the coasts and the historical routes. You will be surprised by the natural beauty of the landscape which will enhance the romance of your wedding! Do not think about it anymore! Book NOW! For more information please contact our wedding planner at info@willow.gr


MOUNT ATHOS AREA ORGANIZATION 63075 OURANOUPOLI, HALKIDIKI E-mail: info@mountathosarea.org www.mountathosarea.org Material - Text - Editing: Maria I. Pappa Design: Cat Advertising


MOUNT ATHOS AREA ORGANISATION 63075 Ouranoupoli, Halkidiki e-mail: info@mountathosarea.org www.mountathosarea.org

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