3-Day Meteora Tour by Train from Athens

Visit the impressive Rocks of Meteora in a unique way! Go by train to Kalambaka and spend three days discovering the history of the Byzantine Monasteries, which are listed as UNESCO World Heritage monuments.

per adult from

$359

AUD

Duration

3 days

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  • What's included :
    • 2x Breakfast
    • 2x Dinner
    • Accommodation included: 2 nights
    • Hotel accomodation (A class / T class)
    • Hotel pick-up/drop-off for the local tours in Meteora
    • Local expert guide on both half-day tours
    • Round-trip shared transfers in Kalambaka
    • Roundtrip rail tickets
    What's excluded :
    • Lunch & Drinks
    • Gratuities (optional)
    • Hotel pick up and drop-off service in Athens
    • Hotel accommodation tax
    • Entry/Admission - Meteora Monasteries
    • Entry/Admission - Byzantine Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary

  • Day 1: Athens - Kalambaka

    Pass By: Meteora, Kastraki, Kalambaka 422 00 Greece
    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. 

    Stop At: Byzantine Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary, Kalambaka Greece
    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.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at 3* or 4* hotel

    Day 2: Kalambaka - Meteora Monasteries

    Stop At: Meteora, Kastraki, Kalambaka 422 00 Greece
    The next morning, meet your guide in the hotel lobby to visit the three 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.
    Duration: 4 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Dinner
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at 3* or 4* hotel

    Day 3: Kalambaka - Athens

    Pass By: Meteora, Kastraki, Kalambaka 422 00 Greece
    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 5:15 pm and arrives back in Athens at 9:25 pm.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Athens 104 44, Greece
    Departure Time :
    7:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • 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
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 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
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • The tours in Meteora will be small group tours and social distance will be kept during the journey by train to ensure a safe travel experience for you.
  • 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

15

Organised by Keytours - Greece

Activity ID: V-2876P33

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