Emission rights of residence certificate have all Greek citizens as well as foreigners.
The boat departs daily at 9.45 am and arrives at the port of Dafni around 12 at noon, from there you can go by bus to the capital of Mount Athos, Karyes. At Karyes there are restaurants and hotels for those wishing to visit various monasteries, hermitages or cells. Also, they can charter minibuses or taxis type jeep.
No entry to Mount Athos to those deported and because of some crimes they are unwelcome by the Holy Community. Also on Mount Athos entry is forbidden for women as it is universally known as the so-called “Abaton” (impassable). Guests need to be modestly dressed and not to have with them camcorders. No admittance to people under 18 years old without an escort, forbidden are as well hunting and gun ownership.
The monasteries open their gates at sunrise and close them at sunset.