2-days rail trip from Athens to Meteora

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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...
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
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Itinerary

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...
Itinerary

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.

Important Details

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

7:00 AM
Additional Info
  • 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
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Pets are not allowed to enter the monasteries.
  • 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
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.