7. From Athens: Full-Day Rail Tour to Meteora w/ Hermit Caves
Embark on a remarkable journey to Meteora, one of Greece's most captivating UNESCO World Heritage Sites, on this unforgettable full-day trip from Athens by train. Departing promptly at 8:28 am from Athens' Larissis train station, Track 8, you'll be transported through the picturesque Greek countryside, arriving at your destination, Kalabaka, at approximately 12:49 pm.
Upon reaching Kalabaka, we'll begin the adventure with a leisurely lunch (not included in the rate) and a convenient restroom break in the charming village of Kastraki. Take this opportunity to refuel and prepare for an awe-inspiring exploration of the breathtaking Meteora region.
Accompanied by our knowledgeable local tour escort, you'll be whisked away in a VIP minibus to witness the best viewpoints that showcase the majestic rock formations of Meteora. Marvel at the towering cliffs that make this site truly extraordinary, while gaining insights into the historical and cultural significance of the magnificent monasteries perched atop these natural wonders. Prepare to be captivated by the hidden hermit caves of Badovas, a testament to the solitude and devotion of the past.
During the four-hour tour, you'll have the chance to see all 6 active monasteries in Meteora, the two hidden cave monasteries, the hermit caves and delving into their spiritual and cultural significance. Explore their hallowed halls and discover the secrets and stories they hold. Our English-speaking local tour host will regale you with fascinating tales and insider knowledge about the area, enriching your understanding and appreciation of Meteora's wonders.
After an incredible four hours of exploration, you'll be transported back to Kalabaka train station in time to catch the 17:35 pm train back to Athens by 21.57pm. Relax and reflect on the unforgettable sights and experiences of the day as you embark on your journey home. For an even more luxurious and comfortable trip, consider upgrading to a first-class seat.
This tour have a private option available in English or French or Spanish or Italian or German or Romanian.
Don't miss out on this opportunity to witness one of Greece's most remarkable destinations. Join us on this extraordinary day trip from Athens to Meteora by train, and we guarantee an experience that will stay with you forever. We are thrilled to have you on board, and we look forward to creating memories that will last a lifetime.