From Athens: 3 Days in Meteora & Delphi with Tours & Hotel

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Witness Meteora's enchanting sunset on a 3-day tour with hotel accommodation. Choose a hike or half-day exploration, and enjoy a swift transfer to Delphi with a stop at the Thermopylae battlefield.

Highlights

  • Admire the world-famous Meteora, a UNESCO World Heritage attraction
  • Explore the archeological site of ancient Delphi
  • Witness the breathtaking sunset and explore the hidden gems of Meteora
  • Visit Thermopylae, where the 300 Spartans stood against the Persian army.
  • Travel swiftly and comfortably from Meteora to Delphi, saving precious time

Description

Embark on a journey through Greece's captivating landscapes with Visit Meteora Travel, where ancient monasteries grace the towering rocks of Meteora. Traverse the legendary battlefield of the 300 Spartans and wander the UNESCO ancient site of Delphi—all in the comfort of small-size groups, with a maximum of 16 people. Enjoy the liberty of independent travel arrangements as we meticulously handle every detail, from cozy bus rides to handpicked accommodations. Uncover the secrets of Greece on an extraordinary adventure with Visit Meteora Travel, where each moment is thoughtfully crafted for an exceptional experience Day 1: Catch the morning bus to Kalambaka at 8:00 AM from Athens Larissa railway station. Upon your arrival in Kalambaka at around 12:49 PM, your English-speaking driver will be waiting for you at the train station holding a signboard with your name on it to transfer you to your hotel. In the late afternoon, the VIP minibus will pick you up from your hotel to join the Meteora Sunset Tour. Admire breathtaking views of Meteora and discover the hidden gems of this place on one of the best tours of mainland Greece. Day 2: For the next morning, you may choose the activity you wish to participate in such as the Half-Day Morning Tour of Meteora to see the main attractions, the monasteries of Meteora with a minibus or the Hiking Tour of Meteora. Experience amazing sceneries and visit monuments of the Byzantine period. After this morning tour at around 1 PM, the bus will drop you back to your hotel. Have the evening free to explore the area on your own. Day 3: At 9:00 AM, meet your express shuttle transfer driver at your hotel. Travel by car or mini-bus towards Delphi, which will take approximately ~3 hours. Enroute to Delphi, make a stop at the legendary battlefield of Thermopylae, where the 300 Spartans stood against the Persian army. Take some time to explore and learn about this historic site. Upon arriving in Delphi, your driver will show you the bus station where you can safely leave your luggage. Start your exploration of Delphi by visiting the Delphi Museum, which houses an impressive collection of ancient artifacts and sculptures, including the famous Charioteer of Delphi. After the museum, take a short walk to the Delphi archaeological site, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Explore the ancient ruins, including the Temple of Apollo, the Athenian Treasury, and the Theater of Delphi. At 4:00 PM, catch your bus from Delphi to Athens, which will take about 3 hours. Arrive in Athens at around 7:00 PM, marking the end of your tour from Meteora to Delphi.

Includes

Hotel in Meteora for 2 nights with breakfast Direct express bus transfer from Athens to Meteora Express shuttle transfer from Meteora to Delphi Stop at the Thermopylae battlefield en route to Delphi Self-guided mobile tour at Delphi Public bus transfer from Delphi to Athens Transfer from Kalampaka train/bus station to the hotel Meteora map Bottle of water Wi-Fi and USB chargers on the tour bus

Important Information

  • 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 • Reaching the top of the monasteries involves climbing steps. There are no elevators available, so please consider this if you have any mobility concerns
  • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
  • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops are allowed. Knees and shoulders must be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements

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