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From Athens: one day tour to Meteora by bus
Enjoy an one day tour to the most spectacular physical monument of the greek mainland. Visit Meteora and learn their story that dates back to millions of years ago!
- Free pick-up/drop-off at central squares in Athens
- Visit 3 of the famous Monasteries
- Lunch in Kalambaka, at the bottom of the rocks
- Tour leader during the whole trip
- Professional driver
DescriptionThe tour starts early in the morning and we will be picking you up from central locations in Athens. You will cross a part of the greek mainland passing through historical greek cities. Grasp the chance to learn about them thanks to our tour leader who will orientate you! A short stop will allow you to taste a refreshing juice or a greek coffee with a traditional cheese pie. The route to Meteora is approximately 4 hours. Upon arrival, you will visit 3 Monasteries, where you will climb up to the rocks while having a panoramic view of this unique scenery with the giant 'sculptured' rocks. This breathtaking scenery was used as a background for the famous series 'Games of Thrones'. Inside the monasteries you will see colorfull gardens, stone caves, old curches and you will get an idea about how the monks and the nuns live up there. In their museums you will come across some precious treasures consisting of old icons, books and brondery. Depending on the monastery location, you will stay 40-60 mintes at each of them. Then the driver will be taking you to the next one while making a few stops at the most impressive photo spots so that you take some amazing pictures. Early in the afternoon, you will enjoy your lucnh at one of the traditional restaurants at the bottom of the huge rocks. Do not omit to try a shot of the locally produced 'Tsipouro', that will offer you an unexpected sense of euphoria! On the way back to Athens, you will make a short stop at Thermopylae, where the worldwide famous '300' soldiers fought against the Persians in 480 BC. Late in the evening, you will be back to Athens with your memory enriched with colourful images and legendary stories, and your camera full of 'likes-attracting' pictures!
IncludesRoundtrip transportation to Meteora by mini van or coach Professional driver Escort during the whole trip
- Women are required to have their arms and legs covered (trousers not allowed) when entering the monasteries. Skirts are provided at the monasteriesfro free.
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