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Meteora: Daily 5-Hour Highlights Tour in English or Spanish

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Meteora: Daily 5-Hour Highlights Tour in English or Spanish

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Explore the amazing Meteora in 5 hours on a tour that runs in English or Spanish every day. Arrive in Kalabaka by train from Athens or Thessaloniki and meet your guide at Kalabaka Train Station. See all 6 monasteries, and visit inside 3 of them.

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Duration 5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Greek, Spanish, French, German
Private group available

Experience

Highlights
  • Explore Meteora, one of the most amazing places in Greece
  • Enjoy a 5-hour panoramic tour in English or Spanish that runs every day
  • See all 6 monasteries and make stops for panoramic photos
  • Get a glimpse at life inside 3 of the monasteries with entry exclusive to this tour
  • Benefit from convenient pickup and drop-off at Kalambaka Train Station
Full description

Spend a few hours in Meteora and fully experience the magnificence of this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Learn about its history, architecture, and the spirituality of its monasteries.  This tour is specially designed for people coming from Athens or Thessaloniki to Meteora by train and departing the same day. At 12:05 PM, your train arrives at Kalabaka Train Station, where your tour leader will be waiting for you holding a sign with your name on it. After boarding a VIP limo mini-bus, make a short stop to have something to eat or snack. Then, begin your wonderful 5-hour tour to see Meteora and all six of its active monasteries.  Explore inside three of them, a unique opportunity exclusive to the local partner. Stop for plenty of photo opportunities and at many secret spots that only locals know. At the end of your tour, you will be transferred back to the train station before your train departs back to Athens or Thessaloniki at 6:22 PM.

Includes
  • English or Spanish-speaking guide (depending on option selected)
  • Pickup from and drop-off at Kalabaka Train Station
  • Comprehensive 5-hour tour of Meteora
  • See all six monasteries
  • Visit inside the 3 most popular monasteries (exclusive to the local partner)
  • Local tour leader
  • Transportation in a luxury mini-bus
  • Small group tour
  • Free Wi-Fi in the mini-bus
  • Free Panoramic Meteora Map
  • All Taxes
  • Train tickets
  • Meals and drinks
  • Entrance fees to the monasteries: 3€/person for each monastery
  • State Licensed Guide for tours inside the monasteries
  • Optional gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
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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Date

Meeting point

Pickup at Kalabaka Train Station. You tour guide will hold up a sign with your name written on it.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Cash
  • Weather-appropriate clothing

Not allowed

  • Shorts
  • Short skirts
  • Sleeveless shirts

Know before you go

  • This tour is for people, who will travel to Kalabaka with the train that arrives at 12:05 PM
  • Customers are responsible for purchasing their own train tickets and getting to the train station themselves
  • The tour of Meteora is guaranteed to run and the local partner will wait for you at the train station upon arrival
  • Women must wear long skirts and long-sleeved shirts
  • Men must wear long pants and long-sleeved shirts
  • Free skirts will be provided at the entrance of the monasteries for women
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 69 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.7/5
  • Transportation
    4.7/5
  • Value for money
    4.6/5

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Majestic and Breathtaking view and Fantastic experience. If u have a day to spare in greece it is highly recommended to visit. It’s quite a trip from athens to Kalambaka about 4 1/2hrs journey but it’s worth it. It was misty when we arrived there but eventually it became clear and we saw the stunning view from the top. Out Tour Guide Chris is very funny there was no dull moment during the tour that’s why we enjoyed a lot and he’s very engaged and detailed while telling the history of the monastery and the whole place that’s make it amazing. He is superb. I definitely coming back again.

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December 5, 2021

Beautiful experience. Well organized tour, it is evident that it has been proven for a long time. When we arrived at the station we found the van very punctual; the group consisted of 20 people. At the start of the tour they took us to get something for lunch and services. Then the real tour began which included the accompaniment to 3 monasteries, with separate admission. 3 other monasteries have been seen from outside. We also went down to a wonderful panoramic point over the whole valley. The times granted were adjusted for accurate visits, photos etc. etc. A special thanks to the guide Ria Tsiami who with great professionalism and passion led us on this wonderful adventure, infecting us with his joy.

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November 4, 2021

The excursion is good, complete, interesting. One drawback, however: the tour was in English for 95% of the passengers. However, placed in the last row compared to the English guide, I was in steréo throughout the excursion: the Spanish guide interpreter stood behind me and spoke very loudly; after having asked him to speak less loudly, this person was at the limit of politeness and did not move so far (he could sit near the only people speaking Spanish)!

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October 3, 2021

Product ID: 278017