Multi-day trip

From Athens: 2-Day Rail Tour in Meteora with Overnight Stay

From Athens: 2-Day Rail Tour in Meteora with Overnight Stay

From US$ 180.98 per person

Take a round trip journey by train from Athens to Meteora and stay overnight in a 3 or 4-star hotel in Kalambaka with bed and breakfast. Enjoy an amazing sunset tour and next day wake up to the gigantic rocks!

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
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Duration 2 days
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Live tour guide
English, Greek
Small group
Limited to 16 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Explore one of the world's most popular UNESCO sites
  • Visit all six monasteries and learn about their history through the eyes of a local
  • Travel by train through the Greek countryside
  • Enjoy a sunset tour of Meteora and a morning tour the next day
Full description
On day one, redeem your train e-ticket for the 7:20 AM departure from Athens railway station to Kalambaka. Embark on a scenic train ride through the Greek countryside, without a guide, and admire the beautiful landscapes. At 11:30 AM arrive at Kalambaka train station, where your guide will be waiting for you, holding a signboard with your name and will transfer you to your hotel. In the evening you will be picked up from your hotel for the Meteora tour, which will provide you with an absolutely amazing experience. Then you will have free time to explore the area. The next morning at 9:00 AM you will be picked up from your hotel to go on your selected tour. During this tour, admire how simply the hermits settled in the caves of the rocks a thousand years earlier and learn about the history, the myths and the secrets of Meteora that only your local guides knows. At 5:00 PM the minibus will transfer you back to Kalambaka train station for your trip back to Athens. The train departs at 5:15 PM and arrives in Athens at 10:20 PM. Train e-tickets will be sent to your email after your confirmation
Includes
  • Roundtrip train tickets from Athens to Meteora
  • Accommodation at a 3- or 4-star hotel with breakfast
  • Tour of the amazing Meteora sunset
  • One tour or activity of your choice
  • Pickup/drop-off from Kalambaka train station
  • English speaking local tour guide
  • Free Wi-Fi on the bus
  • All taxes
  • Small groups on Limo VIP minibus of up to 19 seats
  • Transfer to the Athens railway station
  • Entrance fees of each monastery (€3 per person)
  • Professional tour guide (on request)
  • Meals and drinks
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Gratuities (optional)
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Go to the Larissis train station of Athens and take the train to Kalabaka (on your own). Your guide will welcome you at rail station of Kalampaka.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Camera
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat

Know before you go

  • The monasteries of Meteora have an official and strict dress code to enter: men must wear long pants and women long skirts and cover their shoulders
  • All of the monasteries have a small entrance fee (3 EUR per person)
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Product ID: 227269