From Thessaloniki: 3 Days Rail Tour in Meteora

From Thessaloniki: 3 Days Rail Tour in Meteora

From $260.78 per person

Escape from Thessaloniki with a 3-day experience in Meteora. Take a round-trip by train from Thessaloniki to Meteora and spend 2 nights in a 3-star hotel in Kalambaka, experiencing the town of Meteora and all it has to offer.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 3 days
Starting time 8:15 AM
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, Greek
Small group
Limited to 18 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • See the beautiful Greek countryside while on your train journey
  • Explore one of the most popular UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • Visit all six monasteries and learn about their history through the eyes of a local
  • Experience traditional Greek cuisine at local restaurants
  • Discover the city of Kalambaka and the nearby village of Kastraki
Full description
On day one you will redeem your e-ticket for the 8:18AM departure from Thessaloniki railway station to Kalambaka. Embark on a scenic train ride through the Greek countryside and admire the beautiful landscapes. At around 11:30AM you will arrive at Kalambaka Train Station, where your guide will be waiting for you holding a signboard with your name. You will then be transferred to your hotel. In the evening you will be picked up from your hotel for the Meteora tour, which will provide you with an amazing experience. Then you will have free time to explore the city of Kalambaka. The following morning at 9:00AM, you will be picked up from your hotel and taken to your selected tour. During this tour, you can admire how simply the hermits settled in the caves of the rocks a thousand years earlier, whilst you learn about the history, myths and the secrets of Meteora that only your local guides knows. At around 1:00PM the minibus will drop you back to your hotel, and in the afternoon you will have free time to explore the area on your own. On the third day, you are free to explore Kalambaka or the nearby village of Kastraki on your own. At 5:00PM you will be transferred back to Kalambaka Train Station for your trip back to Thessaloniki. The train departs at 5:15PM and will arrive in Thessaloniki later on that evening.
Includes
  • Round-trip train tickets from/to Thessaloniki
  • English-speaking local tour guide
  • 2 nights' accommodation at a 3-star hotel with breakfast
  • Amazing Meteora Sunset Tour (1st day)
  • 1 tour or activity of your choice (2nd day)
  • Pickup and drop off from Kalambaka Train Station or your hotel
  • Small groups on a Limo VIP minibus of up to 19 seats
  • WiFi and a bottle of mineral water onboard the bus
  • Map-poster of Meteora
  • All taxes
  • Transfer to the Thessaloniki railway station
  • Entrance fees of each monastery (3 EUR per person)
  • Professional tour guide (on request)
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Lunch, dinner, and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks

Select participants and date

Participants

Date

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Take the train from Thessaloniki train station to Kalambaka train station. Your guide will meet you at Kalambaka train station upon arrival.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Camera

Know before you go

  • The monasteries of Meteora have an official and strict dress code to enter (men must wear long pants and women long skirts and cover their shoulders)
  • Skirts are provided at the entrance to every monastery free of charge, so don’t worry too much about having them with you
  • All of the monasteries have a small entrance fee (3 EUR per person)
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Product ID: 227287