Athens Meteora Monasteries Day Trip by Rail

Visit Meteora from Athens for an amazing experience on this full-day tour. Travel by train from Athens and see all 6 Monasteries on this Panoramic tour with a local, expert in the area, Tour Leader. Relax in comfort aboard your lux Mini Bus with WIFI as you take in the spectacular views. You'll even have time to stop for pictures and enter 3 of the monasteries before your return to Athens.

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  • What's included :
    • Roundtrip Train Tickets (Athens - Kalambaka - Athens)
    • Panoramic views of all six monasteries
    • Comprehensive 5-hour tour of Meteora
    • Visit inside the 3 most popular monasteries - ONLY BY US
    • Local , English-speaking , Tour Leader
    • Transportation in a lux , air-conditioned Mini-bus
    • Free Wi-Fi in the Mini-bus
    • Free Panoramic Meteora Map
    What's excluded :
    • Pickup and drop-off at Athens' Larissa train station
    • Entrance fees to monasteries (approx. 3 euro each)
    • Gratuities
    • Meals and soft drinks
    • Guide inside the Holy Monasteries
    • Entry/Admission - Meteora
    • Entry/Admission - Great Meteoron Monastery
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Meteora, Kastraki, Kalambaka 422 00 Greece

    Catch the train from Athens Train Station at 7:20am to Kalabaka and admire the beautiful Greek landscapes during your trip. Arriving in Kalabaka at 11:30am our lux Mini Bus will be waiting you at the Kalabaka Train Station with our highly educated Tour Leader to begin your customized Special Panoramic Midday Meteora Tour. Take an amazing 5 hours Meteora tour, see all 6 monasteries and visit inside 3 of them. Your Tour Leader will give you full attention and care as the group will be small. Plenty of photo opportunity stops and many secrets places that only locals know will make your tour a life time experience. In the end, will be transferred back to Kalabaka Train Station to catch the train back for Athens. The train departs at 5:15pm and you will arrive in Athens at 09:30pm.

    Duration: 5 hours

    Stop At: Great Meteoron Monastery, Eparhiacos dromos Meteoron, Kalambaka 42200 Greece

    See Great Meteoron , the biggest and oldest monastery of Meteora

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Varlaam Monastery, Kalambaka Greece

    Admire the monastery of Varlaam

    Duration: 45 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Athens 104 44, Greece
    Departure Time :
    7:20 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Visitors entering the monasteries must be dressed modestly. Women must wear long skirts and long-sleeved blouses. Men must wear long pants and long-sleeved shirts
    • Supplier is not responsible for any train delays that might affect the duration of the tour. Your guide and minivan will be waiting for you at Kalambaka train station and are guaranteed to return you to the station in time to catch your return train to Athens
    • Your train tickets are e-tickets and will be sent to 3 days before the trip
    • Vegetarian meal option available
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 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
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
    • Important info : Sleeveless clothing and shorts over the knee for men are not allowed to enter the monasteries , also ladies skirts below the knee are required. Please be prepared in order to enter the monasteries since the monasteries will not provide them.
  • 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.



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Organised by Meteora Thrones -Travel Center

Activity ID: V-9451P4

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