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3-Day Meteora Tour by Train from Athens

Athens, Greece

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  • Excellent value for money
  • Round-trip train fares
  • Ideal choice for families

Overview

Take the train to Kalambaka in the morning from the Athens Railway Station, and enjoy a trip that will give you the chance to admire the beauty of the countryside. An English-speaking driver will be waiting you holding a signboard with your name on it and will transfer you to your hotel in Kalambaka. 

In the afternoon, meet your guide in order to visit the unique places and sites around Meteora. See places off the beaten path that only locals know and enjoy amazing views while you learn the true history and traditions of this astonishing place. You will also have the chance to visit the 1,000-year-old Badovas hermitages built inside caves and the old Byzantine church dedicated to the Assumption of Virgin Mary in Kalambaka — the most ancient monument of this region. Later, take in unique panoramic views from the most scenic spots in Meteora and capture one of the most amazing sunsets you could ever imagine.

The next morning, meet your guide in the hotel lobby to visit the two main monasteries of Meteora and discover the natural beauty and cultural heritage of this area. This half-day morning tour will take you back to the Dark Ages and the story of the first hermits and monks who laid the foundations of what would became the monastic community of Meteora. Learn which monastery was the first to be established and the true motivations behind the monks’ decision to try to climb the steep rocks of Meteora.

On the third and final day, you will have all morning at your disposal. In the afternoon, your driver will transfer you back to the Kalambaka Rail Station. The train departs from Kalambaka at 5:22 pm and arrives back in Athens at 10:15 pm.

Information

Includes:
  • Overnight accommodation in 3 or 4-star hotel (based on your choice)
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off service for the tours in Meteora from your hotel in Kalabaka
  • Local guide on both half-day tours
  • Breakfast and dinner in the hotel
  • Round-trip rail tickets
Excludes:
  • Entrance fees of the monasteries
  • Lunch & Drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pick up and drop-off service in Athens
  • Hotel accommodation tax
Additional Info:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • A few days before the activity, you will receive an email with the train e-tickets
  • To enter the monasteries, appropriate clothing is required. Women should not wear short skirts and must have long sleeves. Men are not allowed to wear shorts

Meeting Point

Athens Railway Station
Departure Time:
08:20 am
  • 3-Day Meteora Tour by Train from Athens
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