Mount Athos is located in Halkidiki and is about away from Thessaloniki. Ouranoupoli is the last harbor before entering the monastic state of Athos
Stavronikita Monastery is an Eastern Orthodox monastery at Mount Athos in Greece, dedicated to Saint Nicholas. It is built on top of a rock near the sea near the middle of the eastern shore of the Athonite Peninsula.
bluepueblo: Sunset Cliffs, Meteora, Greece photo via aondrea