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From Athens: Full-Day Meteora Trip by Train

Product ID: 88898
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See all 6 monasteries of the Meteora rock formations on a guided panoramic 5-hour tour by luxury minibus. Go inside 3 monasteries, an experience exclusive to this tour. Choose between an English or Spanish-speaking guide, and enjoy included train tickets.
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Duration: 1 day
Starting time 7:20 AM
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English, Greek, Spanish

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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a 5-hour panoramic tour in English or Spanish that runs every day
  • See all 6 monasteries of the spectacular Meteora rock formations
  • Learn about the mysterious history from an experienced local guide
  • Get a glimpse at life inside 3 of the monasteries with entry exclusive to this tour
  • Benefit from convenient pickup and drop-off at Kalambaka Train Station
Full description
Redeem your e-ticket for the 7:20 AM departure from Athens and travel to Kalambaka on your own. Sit back and admire the beautiful landscapes along the way. The train ride takes about 4 hours and it is recommended that you bring your own food and drinks. Upon arrival in Kalambaka at approximately 11:30 AM, meet your guide at the train station and start your 5-hour, customized, panoramic Meteora tour.

See all 6 monasteries of the stunning rock formation over 5 hours. Look inside 3 of the UNESCO World Heritage monuments for a glimpse behind their imposing walls. Stop to take photos from locations that only the locals know about.

Get dropped off at Kalambaka Train Station, to make the 5:15 PM departure for Athens, scheduled to arrive at 9:30 PM.
Includes
  • Round-trip train tickets from Athens to Kalambaka and back
  • Customized 5-hour tour of Meteora
  • Panoramic view of all 6 monasteries
  • English- or Spanish-speaking local guide
  • Pickup and drop-off at Kalambaka Train Station
  • Luxury minibus for small groups of about 20 people during the tour
  • A short stop after pickup from the train for a snack (your cost)
  • Free Wi-Fi on the bus
  • Free panoramic Meteora map
  • All taxes
What’s Not Included
  • Food or drinks
  • Licenced Guide - Guidance inside the Holy Monasteries
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off in Athens
  • Entrance fees to the monasteries (€3)
  • Gratuities (optional)
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Kalambaka Train Station. The minibus will wait for you outside the station.

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Important information
Know before you go
• Please note that to go inside the monasteries you must be dressed modestly. Women must wear long skirts and long-sleeved blouses. Men must wear long pants and long-sleeved shirts
• Your guide will pick you up and drop you off at Kalambaka Train Station even if the train is delayed
• Your train tickets are e-tickets and will be sent by email after your tour is confirmed, around 10 days before the trip or immediately if you book last minute
• Please be at the station 30 minutes before the train departure to find the train, your seat, or the steward of the train company to assist you

From US$ 123.60 per person

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