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From Athens: Meteora 2-Day Trip by Train with a Local Guide

From Athens: Meteora 2-Day Trip by Train with a Local Guide

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Travel by train from Athens to Meteora and enjoy two 4-hour Meteora tours including a majestic sunset tour. See all 6 monasteries and marvel at the amazing phenomenon of the giant rocks. Learn about the area's history from the best local tour guides.

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Duration 2 days
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Live tour guide
English, Greek
Small group
Limited to 15 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy 2 guided Meteora tours including a sunset tour on Meteora Rocks
  • Stop at the best panoramic viewing spots and take incredible photos
  • See the magnificent monasteries
  • Be accompanied by a local tour guide
Full description

You will independently take the train from Athens train station at 7:57 AM to Kalabaka and admire the beautiful Greek landscapes during your trip to Meteora. Arriving in Kalabaka at 12:05 PM, be picked up from the train station and transferred to check into your reserved hotel. After lunch, prepare yourself for the Meteora majestic sunset tour. You will be picked up from your hotel in the afternoon and after the tour be brought back to your hotel or to Kalabaka town for a short walk. The next morning at 09:00 AM, be picked up from your hotel and join a comprehensive Meteora morning tour or a Meteora hiking tour. For the next 4-hours, you have the chance to experience all the beauty of the unique phenomenon of Meteora and the holy monasteries on top of the rock giants. After the tour ends, transfer back to your hotel where you can get ready for your departure back to Athens. Your train will depart at 6:22 PM and you will reach Athens at approximately 10:30 PM.

Includes
  • Round-trip train tickets
  • Accommodation in a 3-star or 4-star hotel (depending on option selected)
  • Sunset on Meteora Rocks tour
  • Morning Meteora and monasteries tour or Meteora hiking tour
  • Local guide on Meteora tours
  • Monastery visits
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off during the tour
  • Transportation via minibus
  • Wi-Fi on the bus
  • Meteora map
  • Pickup from Kalabaka Train Station upon arrival and transfer to your hotel
  • Transfer from hotel to the Athens Railway Station or Kalabaka Train Station
  • Entrance fees to monasteries (€3 each)
  • Guide inside the monasteries
  • Food
  • Tips (optional)

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Meeting point

Take the 7:57 AM train from Athens train station (Larissis Station) to Kalambaka train station. When you arrive at Kalambaka Station, your guide will be there to meet you, holding a sign with your name on it.

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Important information

Know before you go

  • The local train company only issues 20 first-class tickets for the journey. If you select first-class train tickets when booking, and availability is restricted, you will be refunded the first-class ticket price, with second-class train tickets provided instead
  • Visitors inside monasteries must be dressed modestly. Women must wear long skirts and long-sleeved blouses. Men must wear long pants and long-sleeved shirts
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 /5

based on 91 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.4/5
  • Transportation
    4.7/5
  • Value for money
    4.4/5
  • Safety
    4.9/5

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Clear instructions and train tickets will be emailed to you before the trip. Meteora is a great sight and definitely worth going if you’re in Athens. Guides were knowledgeable and gave insights with great story telling. There isn’t much to do at the town itself as it is a small one, so focus of the trip is on the 2 tours provided. Afternoon of day 2 will be time by yourself to relax at the town perhaps at a cafe or restaurant for about 4 hours while waiting for train ride which is after 6pm.

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October 23, 2022

You have to pay for your own monastery tickets and also get to the Kalambaka station go Athens once it's over. The tour guides were amazing and well versed in the monastery and the rocks history. The hotel was very old and not that good but the hotel staff was amazing and so very kind.

September 16, 2022

Excellent trip! Chris our morning tour guide was awesome as was them van driver Chris.. Would highly recommend this tour! Only one slight hiccup. Not sure if train had problems or what but had to wait 50 minutes to change trains about half way thru the return trip. Therefore got back to Athens an hour later than scheduled.

September 12, 2022

Product ID: 88904