Meteora Independent Train Trip and Monastery Tour
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- See all six monasteries in one day
- Explore the interiors of 2 of the monasteries
- Admire the beauty of the Greek countryside
- Let the skilled guide enlighten you about the culture and history of the area
DescriptionYour tour will begin from 'Stathmos Larissis', the fabulous central railway station of Athens where you will depart to Kalambaka from. Throughout your train journey, indulge in the unique scenic routes that the Greek countryside provides. You can discover a mosaic of unique beauty, biodiversity and enormous ecological value. At about 1:30PM, you will arrive at your destination, the railway station of Kalambaka. Once having arrived, you will meet with your guide who will be holding a signboard with the company's name on it. From here your tour to the Meteora Monasteries is going to begin. You can admire the amazing christian architecture, and discover how monasteries have been influenced over time, having existed for over 700 years. After 3.5 hours of exploration, your tour will come to an end and you will be driven back to Kalambaka's train station where you will catch your train back to Athens departing at 5:30PM. You will arrive back in Athens at 10:15PM after a full-day exploring.
IncludesRound-trip ticket from Athens-Kalambaka Light meal on the way up to Meteora English-speaking tour leader Bottle of water and a hot drink Wifi on board Photo stop at the significant points of Meteora Taxes and services Pick-up and drop off service Luxury mini-bus transportation Monasteries entrance fees which are 3€ Guided tour inside the monasteries Option for another tour language (to be arranged at an extra cost) Gratuities (optional) Dormition of the Mother of God church entrance fees
- Due to the monasteries' strict dress code, men must wear trousers and a t-shirt or shirt with sleeves and women must wear a long skirt
- At the monasteries, there are usually trousers and skirts provided
- The tour is done in a small group of maximum of 13 people
- Babies up to 3 years old are free to join if they can share the seat with their parent
- This tour is semi-independent, which means your tour leader will provide you with all necessary information about monasteries on the bus, but will not escort you into them
- Please wear comfortable shoes for walking on uneven surfaces, for some monasteries walking up stairs is necessary
Easy cancellationCancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund
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