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From Athens: Meteora 2-Day Train Journey & Guided Tour56 Reviews
Explore the serene beauty of Meteora aboard a scenic train journey from Athens. Experience the mesmerizing sunset, discover hidden hermit caves, ancient Byzantine churches, and visit the monasteries.
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- Admire the world famous Meteora and visit all the monasteries
- Join two top-rated small size tours and activities and see all the monasteries
- Accommodation at a 3-star or 4-star hotel with breakfast with buffet breakfast
- Excellent views between Athens and Meteora
- Experience the breathtaking beauty and rich history of Meteora
DescriptionBegin your journey at 8:28 AM from Athens Railway Station aboard a train that glides through the picturesque Greek countryside. By 12:49 PM, you'll alight in Kalambaka, where a welcoming English-speaking driver, holding a sign with your name, will greet you. He'll whisk you away to your hotel, ensuring a seamless transition. As dusk approaches, you'll be part of the enchanting Meteora Sunset Tour. This experience promises not only breathtaking vistas but also an introduction to Meteora's hidden gems: the inner sanctum of a monastery, the ancient Byzantine church, and the secluded hermit caves that whisper tales of old. Your subsequent morning in Meteora offers an enticing choice: Would you prefer to navigate the rugged terrain with the Meteora Hiking Tour or explore the landscape's majesty in comfort with a Half-day Tour on a minibus? Either way, a knowledgeable guide awaits you in the hotel lobby, ready to delve into Meteora's vibrant natural scenery and deep-rooted cultural heritage. Immerse yourself in stories of early hermits and pioneering monks, the very souls who founded the illustrious monastic community of Meteora. After a day rich in exploration and wonder, a driver will be prepared to escort you at around 5:00 PM to the train station. Your return journey to Athens kicks off at 5:35 PM, bringing you back to the vibrant city by approximately 10:00 PM.
IncludesHotel pickup and drop-off Roundtrip train tickets from Athens Accommodation Tour guide Breakfast Map Bottled water Oboard WiFi
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- To enter the monasteries, appropriate clothing is required
- Shoulders and knees must be covered
- Sleeveless tops, shorts and short skirts are not permitted
- You will board the train from Athens on your own, using the tickets sent to you via email