Kalambaka Train Station: Meteora Tour with Optional Lunch

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38 reviews

Activity provider: Meteora Trip

Kalambaka Train Station: Meteora Tour with Optional Lunch

Activity provider: Meteora Trip
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Don’t miss the opportunity to visit Meteora on a tour departing daily from Kalabaka’s train station. Explore centuries-old monasteries, enjoy panoramic views, and discover city secrets from a local.

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Duration 4.5 hours
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  • Get a convenient pick-up from Kalambaka train station
  • See all six monasteries and admire the interior of three of them
  • Learn the history and legends directly from a local
  • Experience the panoramic views
  • Enjoy a transfer onboard a VIP minibus
Full description

Discover Meteora with a daily tour departing from Kalabaka Train Station. Enjoy a guided experience that explores all six monasteries from the outside, and three from within. Discover hidden gems like the ancient Chapel of Doupiani and the St. George Mandilas cave with a passionate local. Catch the morning train to Kalabaka. After the scenic train ride through the beautiful Greek countryside, you will arrive at Kalabaka’s train station, where a tour guide will be waiting for you holding a signboard with your name. Jump into a comfortable Limo VIP minibus and begin an unforgettable tour in Meteora. Learn Meteora's other side, like the truth about why the hermits settled in these imposing caves over a thousand years ago. Then, find out just how the ancient monks achieved the impossible. Take every opportunity to see stunning panoramic views and capture amazing photos. Around 4:30 PM, head back to the train station (or at a nearby local restaurant if the optional lunch is selected), where you'll have some free time before the train's departure at 6:22 PM.

  • Pickup and drop off from Kalabaka Train Station
  • Transfer with a luxury VIP minibus
  • English-speaking local guide
  • Wi-Fi on bus
  • Train tickets
  • Entrance fees of each monastery (3 euros per person)
  • Guided tour inside the monasteries (available upon request)
  • Meal (unless the lunch option is selected)

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Meeting point

Your tour guide will be waiting for you at Kalabaka's Train Station holding a signboard with your name.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Camera
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Cash
  • Charged Smartphone

Not allowed

  • Shorts
  • Sleeveless shirts

Know before you go

  • To join this tour you should take the morning train to Kalabaka from:
  • - Athens (departure 07:57)
  • - Thessaloniki (departure 08:56)
  • - Volos (departure 09:23)
  • - Neoi Poroi (departure 09:25)
  • - Larissa (departure 10:17)
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 38 reviews

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Everything took place as per the description of the activity. Punctuality and organization by the staff and interesting insights provided during the discovery of this wonderful place. An excellent "first taste" preparatory to get to know the territory and then be able to turn it more easily even independently in the following hours and days. An excellent solution, on the other hand, for those who approach Meteora during the day. In fact, it allows you to taste the most significant elements of the territory in a few hours.

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August 17, 2022

Very nice guides, who also take good pictures in between. Know all the nice places and can tell you all about them. In addition, I also learned a lot about Greek culture and the impressive environment. We had a small-scale tour which made it extra fun. This way you get to places that you miss when you go alone.

March 30, 2022

We had a blast; it was a cloudy day with some light rain, so no famous panoramic postcard photo of all the monasteries together. Nick and his partner were welcoming and great guides! They were generous to drive us back up the mountain when the rain and fog cleared up. Without hesitation, we would have loved to extend our stay in Kalabaka! Look for Nick when you’re in Kalabaka, this is a must-visit when in Greece.

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September 9, 2021

Product ID: 396843