2-days rail trip from Athens to Meteora

Join this two-day tour and travel from Athens, the mother of western civilization, to one of the most significant Monastic communes in Greece, the world heritage monument of UNESCO Meteora.

~Take a train through the mainland of Greece and reach Meteora

~Admire a unique in the world geological formation, which also belongs to

UNESCO's world heritage sites

~Discover the beauty and the biodiversity of Greek countryside

~Enjoy two guided tours on the Meteora rocks and see all six unique

monasteries

~Explore the town of Kalambaka and pay a visit to area's museums

~Enjoy the breath-taking sunset on the top of the giant rocks

per adult from

$322

NZD

Duration

2 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • Accommodation included: 1 night
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • WiFi on board
    • All Fees and Taxes
    • Bottled water
    • Round trip fares
    • Luxury mini-bus transportation
    • Local English-speaking tour leader
    • Choose second days tour
    • See and visit monasteries,hidden gems and hermitages
    What's excluded :
    • Restroom on board
    • Monasteries entrance fee which are 3€ per person for each monastery
    • Byzantine church entrance fee which is 2€ per person
    • Dinner,lunch and snacks
    • Credit cards are not accepted for paying the monasteries entrance fees
    • Entry/Admission - Meteora
    • Entry/Admission - Byzantine Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary

  • Day 1: Indulge in history of Kalambaka and enjoy the breath-taking sunset

    Stop At: Meteora, Kalabaka 422 00, Greece
    This is a 2-day tour from Athens to Meteora and includes an overnight stay at a hotel, train tickets, and tours on the Meteora Rocks and monasteries in a small group. Receive your tickets and go to the Central Railway Station of Athens (Stathmos Larissis) at 7:00 AM. Board the train to Kalampaka and arrive in Meteora at 11:30 AM.

    Pickup from the train station and drive to the hotel where you will be picked up at 4:30 PM and have the sunset tour. See all the six monasteries, a hermitage, and a Byzantine church so you will be immersed in the history of the area. Afterward, at around 9:00 PM you will be transferred to your hotel. Now you have free time to spend exploring Kalambaka. Find excellent museums including the National History Museum and Digital Projection Centre of Meteora. Wander every corner of the city and discover restaurants to taste the excellent local cuisine.

    Duration: 4 hours

    Stop At: Byzantine Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary, Kalambaka Greece
    The Byzantine temple of Dormition of the Mother of God is the most important monument of Kalabaka.

    The temple of Dormition of the Mother of God that is located in the old city was erected between 10th and 11th century on the ruins of an early Christian royal. It’s in the rhythm of an aisled Basilica mixed type, it has banking and enlightened the intermediate declinable splint and the tribelon. Explore this unique church and find ou how the ancient with the medieval has been combined.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight in a 3 star hotel

    Day 2: Explore the amazing...Tour around Meteora

    Stop At: Meteora, Kalabaka 422 00, Greece
    On the following day you will be picked up from your accomondation by our partners and your Meteora tour is about to begin. On that tour you are going to indulge in the history of the area. From the first hermits who they were living in to the caves to medieval times when monks started ,at a great risk, to built on those giant rocks. Find out how the monks have been motivated to built up there and which was the reason that they have picked this steep and inaccesible area to be their home. Later and when tour come at an end you will have time to spend in Kalabaka

    the shades of the giant guards of the city. Later at 17.15 catch the train from Kalabaka to Athens.
    Duration: 4 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pick-up point is Kalabaka's trainstation.
    Departure Time :
    7:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Infant seats available
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Pets are not allowed to enter the monasteries.
    • Due to the current and worldwide status of the recent COVID-19, the monastic community and, thus, the Monasteries of the Meteora region will stop the provision of skirts and shawls to the visitors. Therefore, all visitors are required to be dressed accordingly: Men are prohibited to wear any sleeveless shirt, andshorts above the knee; Ladies are prohibited to wear any skirts above the knee. All previous clothing will deny any visitor’s entry to the monasteries.
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 13 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

13

Organised by Meteora Rocks

Activity ID: V-112958P5

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