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From Athens: 3-Day Rail Tour in Meteora

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Escape from Athens with a 3-day experience of Meteora. Take a round trip by train from Athens to Meteora and stay 2 nights in a 3-star hotel in Kalambaka with breakfast and explore Meteora during the day.

Highlights

  • See the beautiful Greek countryside on your train journey
  • 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
  • Experience traditional Greek cuisine at local restaurants
  • Discover the city of Kalambaka and the nearby village of Kastraki

Description

On day one of your tour redeem your e-ticket for the 7:20 AM departure from Athens railway station to Kalambaka. Embark on a scenic train ride through the Greek countryside and admire the beautiful landscapes. Around 11:30 AM arrive at Kalambaka train station, where our guide will be waiting for you, holding a signboard with your name. They will then transfer you to your hotel. In the evening you will be picked up from your hotel for the Meteora tour, which is really an amazing experience. Then you have free time to explore the city of Kalambaka. At 9:00 AM on the second day you will be picked up from your hotel and taken you 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 guide knows. Then around 1:00 PM the minibus will drop you back to your hotel. In the afternoon you will have free time to explore the area on your own. On the third day in the morning, you are free to explore on your own the city of Kalambaka or the nearby village of Kastraki, there are so many things to do. Finally, at 5:00 PM you will be transferred 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.

Includes

Roundtrip train tickets from/to Athens Pick up / Drop off from Kalambaka train station / your hotel 2 nights accommodation at a 3-star Hotel with breakfast 2 dinners at local restaurants English speaking local tour guide Amazing Meteora Sunset Tour (1st day) 1 tour or activity of your choice (2nd day) Small groups on Limo VIP minibus of up to 19 seats Free on the bus: Wi-Fi, map of Meteora, and a bottle of water All taxes
Transfer to the Athens railway station Entrance fees of each monastery (€3 per person) Professional tour guide (on request) Personal travel insurance Lunch and drinks Gratuities (optional)

Important Information

  • 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
  • Skirts are provided at the entrance to every monastery free of charge, so don’t worry too much about having them with you
  • All of the monasteries have a small entrance fee (€3 per person)

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