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Athens: 3-Day Trip to Meteora by Train with Hotel & Museums

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Embark on a spectacular Meteora Trip from Athens. Join this 3-day adventure and find out why 2+ million visitors every year look forward to seeing the rocks that “suspend in the air”.

Highlights

  • Explore all of Meteora's magnificent monasteries and visit the local museum
  • Immerse in the rich history of Meteora accompanied by a local guide
  • Travel by train and bus through the beautiful Greek countryside
  • Participate in a captivating sunset tour and select your preferred morning tour
  • Enjoy your stay at a handpicked 3 or 4 star hotel (depending upon availability)

Description

On day one, make your way to the Central Railway Station of Athens (also known as Stathmos Larisis) and catch the 07:58 train to Kalambaka using the train e-tickets that you will receive via email. At approximately 10:45, the train will make a stop at Paleofarsalos, where you should exit and catch the connecting bus that will continue the trip to Kalambaka. At 12:45 arrive at Kalambaka’s train station, where your tour guide will be waiting for you, holding a signboard with your name and will transfer you to your hotel for some relaxation. In the afternoon you will be picked up from your hotel for the 4h “Meteora: Afternoon Monasteries Sunset Tour”. During this tour you will be able to discover some of Meteora’s most spectacular hidden gems, like the ancient hermitages of Bandovas, the impressive hermit caves, the Byzantine Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary and the picturesque old district of Kalambaka. You will also step inside one of the Meteora’s majestic monasteries. Last but not least, you will enjoy the breathtaking panoramic views, capture some amazing photos and witness one of the most breathtaking sunsets you will ever see. Next morning, you will be able to participate in a 4h tour of your choice. You can either participate in our 4h “Meteora: Morning Half Day Sightseeing and Monasteries Tour” to further explire the monasteries or our 4h “Meteora: Hiking Tour on Hidden Trails” to discover the hidden walking trails of Meteora. On day three, take a morning walk on your own to the nearby Natural History Museum of Meteora and Mushrooms Museum. Redeem the entry voucher that we will provide you and explore a rich collection of birds and mammals as well as an integrated, one-of-a-kind, Mushroom collection. After, have some free time before your departure to Athens. At 17:20 we will transfer you to Kalambaka’s Train Station in order to catch the return bus to Athens. At approximately 19:05, the bus will make a stop at Paleofarsalos, where you should exit and catch the connecting train that will continue the trip to Athens. You will arrive in Athens at 22:04.

Includes

Roundtrip transfer from Athens to Meteora with train and bus Accommodation (1 night) at a 3 or 4-star hotel (depending upon availability) Breakfast at the hotel 4-hour Meteora Sunset Tour on the first day 4-hour Meteora Sightseeing or Hiking Tour on the second day Entry voucher for the Natural History Museum of Meteora and Mushrooms Museum English-speaking local tour guide

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