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Meteora All Monasteries Tour with Photo Stops

4.9 / 5

21 reviews

Activity provider: Meteora Tour

Meteora All Monasteries Tour with Photo Stops

Activity provider: Meteora Tour
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Immerse yourself in the spiritual history of Meteora on a guided minibus tour from Kalabaka. See where the first hermits arrived, and visit three monasteries the cave of St. George the Mandilas.

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Duration 4 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Experience the spiritual energy of Meteora on a tour of its religious sites
  • Discover the religious history of Meteora with the help of a local guide
  • Visit Saint Antonios, where the first hermits arrived in the area of Meteora
  • Go to an ancient Byzantine church which was dedicated to the virgin Mary
  • Capture photos of breathtaking views. Visit all 6 Monasteries and get inside 3
Full description

Explore Meteora's religious highlights on this guided minibus tour from Kalabaka. Stop at Saint Antonios where the first hermits arrived in Meteora and travel to the cave of St. George the Mandilas. Drive to three local monasteries where you can take photos and visit a Byzantine church. 

Meet your guide at the Kalampaka Train Station and hop aboard a comfortable and air-conditioned mini-bus. Sit back and relax on the scenic drive to Saint Antonios, where the first hermits arrived in the area of Meteora.

Listen as your guide tells you about this 10-century history. Discover how the first hermit monks sought isolation here and laid the foundations for Meteora's monastic life. Find out about how the caves of the area are filled with abandoned hermitages from that period. Continue to three Meteora Monasteries where the minibus will stop so you can take pictures of stunning views of these ancient religious sites. Go to a cave that is dedicated to the venerated Saint George the Mandilas.

Head to a Byzantine church that was dedicated to the virgin Mary and was built 300 years before the first monks arrived in Meteora. Return to the train station in Kalampaka at the end of your tour.

Includes
  • Guide
  • Minibus transportation
  • Bottled water
  • Entrance fees to the monasteries
  • Tour guide inside the monasteries
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Meet your guide outside of the entrance to the Train Station in Kalampaka. The tour starts after the train from Athens arrives.

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Camera
  • Food
  • Comfortable clothes
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 21 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Transportation
    5/5
  • Value for money
    4.9/5

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Christina is really nice and friendly. The whole tour has been informative. It wasn't feeling too pressing or rushing from place to place. They were even able to drop us at wherever we want in the town. But it would be better if there were more information before hands so that all the travellers are well prepared for the trip.

September 7, 2022

Perfect timing to get to and from Athens in the day. Stop to visit three monasteries is included (long skirt required for women). Incredible landscapes, interesting visits, very satisfying photo stops. Service characterized by sympathy and kindness, as well as professionalism. Thanks to the guide Christina who, in addition to interesting information and stories about what we saw, also gave us very useful indications for the best spots for photos and took some very nice photos for us.

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August 31, 2022

It was a trip that will last in my memories ! Meteora is an amazing place, even if some monastries were closed we could see beautiful views and take picture. Our Guide Elena is so adorable and helpfull ! We were only 3 tourists so I'm glad I got to talk with her. It made me want to go back to Meteora. Thank you for such a nice experience !

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July 22, 2022

Product ID: 412765