Meteora and Ioannina city

Six amazing museums, great café, bars and restaurants, art galleries, twelve churches, one synagogue, sixteen monasteries, twelve well preserved Muslim monuments, a primordial cave and an array of townhouses and public buildings of architectural interest.
Meteora were formed approximately 65 million years ago during the Early Period. Since 1988, have been included in the UNESCO World Heritage List.

per adult from

$250

NZD

Duration

2 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • 2x Lunch
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Snacks
    • Bottled water
    • Video & Photos
    What's excluded :
    • Entry/Admission - Dodoni Sanctuary and Theatre
    • Entry/Admission - Pavlos Vrellis Museum of Greek History
    • Entry/Admission - Perama Cave

  • Day 1: Ioannina city

    Stop At: Dodoni Sanctuary and Theatre, Ioannina 455 00 Greece
    The theatre by the oracle. Imagine a sold-out drama performance 2300 years ago in a theatre seating 18.000 spectators! What kind of cultural life do you think they had back then? What kind of economy could afford the biggest theatre of its time? You may ponder on these questions on the way from Ioannina to Dodoni (22km) and one of the most significant archaeological sites in Greece.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Pavlos Vrellis Museum of Greek History, 12th km National Road Ioanninon - Artas, Bizani 45500 Greece
    The «Greek History Museum» is located outside Bizani in Ioannina. 150 wax models, life size, and embedded in a true representation of the environment of their era, mainly revived forms of modern Greek history, in thematic sections.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Ioannina Castle, Old Town, Ioannina Greece
    This fairy tale castle is full of legends. A crossroad of cultures and religions, the castle was built in 528 by Emperor Iustinianus. And
    high above, the Kale, the Acropolis: a cultural park with small museums and collections. In summer this is the area of cultural heart of the city, with concerts and other events that take place.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Lake Pamvotida, Ioannina, Greece
    The island without a name. One of the few inhabited lake islands of Europe is here in Ioannina! It is the only inhabited island on the world without a name! It is called “Island In The Lake” or “Small Ioannina Island”. It has a population of 250 inhabitands, mostly fishermen. It is filled with pine trees, unique stone houses, a natural port, full of fishing boats and it is the home of seven monasteries (the third largest group after Mount Athos and Meteora).
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Perama Cave, Perama 45221 Greece
    Just some minutes drive away from Ioannina (4km), the village of Perama is located. There is one of the most spectacular caves in Europe. Get ready for an unforgettable experience! The 1,5-million-year-old Perama Cave is so beautiful that many visitors, full of awe, consider that this beauty can not occur without human intervention.
    There are thousands of stalagmites and stalactites, in different varieties, types and formations. No one can compete nature in originality! The most famous stalagmite in the cave of Perama is the Cross, but you can see the «Statue of Liberty» and «Santa
    Claus».
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Lunch: Lunch break to taste local dishes is paid by the visitor.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 2: Meteora

    Stop At: Metsovo Central Square, Averof Georgiou, Metsovo 442 00 Greece
    The capital of the mountains is Metsovo. It is a historic village with large villas and cobbled streets, built in a beautiful location. Metsovo has a great history and splendid places to sightsee, such as museums, old churches and monasteries. It is the ideal place
    for unique local products.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Meteora, Meteora, Trikala Region, Thessaly
    Meteora were formed approximately 65 million years ago during the Early Period. They were once inhabited by kings, such as the king of Thessaly and Epirus, Ioannis Uresis Palaeologus. Today, Meteora have international fame as a place of climbing (easy, moderate, difficult climbing). The only requirement for climbers is not to climb the rocks of the monasteries that still operate. Currently only six out of thirty monasteries operate, which, since 1988, have been included in the UNESCO World Heritage List.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch: Lunch break to taste local dishes is paid by the visitor.
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Mavili square, Mavili, Ioannina 454 44, Greece
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Transportation by car, to and from the activities, is optional and price depends on the distance.Airports
    • Ioannina Airport, Ioannina Greece
    • Aktion International Airport, Λεωφόρος Ειρήνης, Άκτιο 300 02, Greece
    Ports
    • Igoumenitsa Ferry Port, E55, Igoumenitsa 461 00, Greece
    • Syvota 461 00, Greece
    • Parga Port, Greece
    • Preveza Marina, Λιμάνι, Preveza 481 00, Greece
    • Lefkas Marina S.A., East Shore, Lefkada 311 00, Greece
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • 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 is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • 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 - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

8

Organised by Epirus Traveller

Activity ID: V-227429P25

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