Athens: Meteora Monasteries & Caves Day Trip & Lunch Option

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Embark on an enchanting day, discovering hidden gems like the Hermit Caves for an exclusive experience. Immerse in local culture as you visit ancient monasteries, savoring delectable regional cuisine!


  • Taste authentic local flavors with our optional lunch.
  • Benefit from English speaking knowledgeable guide's insights and audio smart app
  • Discover ancient hermit caves, Meteora's hidden treasures.
  • Capture Meteora's stunning panoramas and enjoy the most breathtaking views..
  • Explore all Meteora monasteries, tour 3 interiors for a cultural experience.


Embark on a captivating journey from Athens to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Meteora with our exclusive day tour. As the premier local operator, we specialize in intimate group experiences, offering unparalleled access to Meteora's hidden gems. Join us for an exceptional exploration of Meteora's secluded hermit caves in Badovas, guided by our expert local escorts. Travel in style aboard our luxurious VIP minibus, marveling at the majestic rock pillars and grand monasteries of Meteora. Experience the spiritual and architectural marvels by visiting the interiors of three historically significant monasteries. Each monastery offers a unique glimpse into the region's rich cultural and religious heritage. Our live local English-speaking tour leader will provide engaging explanations of the history and significance of each site, ensuring a memorable and informative adventure. Plus, enjoy a free audio smart guide in Spanish, English, French, and German covering 19 points of interest, enhancing your experience with detailed insights. Our journey will also provide opportunities to view all of Meteora's monasteries from the most scenic vantage points, ensuring you capture the essence of this awe-inspiring landscape. Witness breathtaking views that offer perfect photo opportunities, creating memories to last a lifetime. Your adventure begins at 08:00 am from Athens' Larissis train station, where you'll board a comfortable bus due to a temporary train suspension. Enjoy a refreshing break for lunch in the picturesque village of Kastraki, before immersing yourself in the exploration of Meteora. Reflect on the day's wonders on your return journey, with an estimated arrival in Athens at approximately 22:20 pm. Option for a private tour with options for live guide English, French, Spanish, Italian, German, or Romanian speaking guides. Book now for a unique and seamless experience, uncovering the secrets of Meteora. The tour concludes at Kalabaka train station, leaving you with the choice to either return to Athens or continue exploring the local area. FREE AUDIO GUIDE. Use our free audio guide inside the monasteries and 19 points of interest! Available in English, French, Spanish and German.


Round-trip transportation from Athens Free audio smart guide app in Spanish, French, German, and English 5-hour guided tour of Meteora Lunch at a local restaurant (if option selected) Entry to 3 most popular monasteries Panoramic photo stops See all 8 monasteries Visit to the hidden hermit caves Stops on the way to buy lunch, dinner, snacks, and drinks Wi-Fi and USB chargers onboard Bottled water

Important Information

  • A modest dress code is enforced to enter the monasteries. For women, skirts below the knee are required. Pants, shorts, or sleeveless shirts are not allowed. For men, sleeveless clothing and shorts above the knee are also prohibited.
  • This tour is usually done by train. However, recent flooding in Greece has temporarily disrupted train services. Replacement buses are in place to ensure uninterrupted travel until train services are restored. The itineraries and stops of this tour remain unaffected so that you can enjoy this activity with confidence There will be stops to buy breakfast, lunch, and dinner Please bring earpads and a smartphone to use the audio guide.

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