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Meteora Full Day Tour by Train with Pickup from Athens
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Meteora Full Day Tour by Train with Pickup from Athens

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Highlights

  • Discover the famed Meteora and visit historic Christian monasteries.
  • Find out about the amazing natural history of the old rock formations.
  • Admire the breathtaking panoramas and take special landscape pictures.
  • Enjoy genuine Greek honey from a nearby bee "farm" and grape alcohol.
  • Travel conveniently roundtrip from 4 predetermined meeting spots
  • Smartphone Voucher Accepted. (No need to print!)

Overview

Go on a fascinating one-day trip from Athens to Meteora. Observe the monasteries perched atop the imposing rocks in this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visit two monasteries to get a true sense of what it was like to be a Greek Christian monk. Arrive in Kalabaka after a beautiful train ride, then take a guided excursion to see the distinctive Meteora scenery. 
 
Discover the prehistoric beginnings, monastery past, and contemporary relevance of the rock formations. Before you head back to Athens, take beautiful pictures, indulge in some Greek honey, and unwind at Kalabaka. You're in for a unique adventure!

Itinerary

Observe the wonder of the monasteries situated atop massive rocks that resemble pillars—a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visit two monasteries to get a true sense of what it was like to be a Greek Christian monk. A rail ticket supplied by email marks the start of your adventure. Board a train headed towards Kalabaka after being picked up in the morning at your designated downtown Athens meeting location. You'll arrive in the center of stunning vistas in less than 4.5 hours, catching scenes from the window.
 
At noon, arrive in Kalabaka, a town that is perched beneath the magnificent Meteora cliffs. A minibus with air conditioning is waiting to take you. Explore six monasteries, entering two of them (two are open every day), and learn about the history of this unique area. Learn about the history of the rock formations and the 9th and 14th century monastery resurgence. Take note of the legacy of the natural pillar-supported Eastern Orthodox monasteries.
 
Discover the mysterious Badouva Caves, which served as the residence of Greek Christian monks. At beautiful Meteora views, take breath-taking pictures. Authentic Greek honey and traditional "tsipouro" are available from a nearby bee "farm." Return to Kalabaka afterward so you can enjoy a meal, a cup of coffee, or some retail therapy.
 
Return to Athens via rail, metro, or cab as the day comes to a conclusion. A voyage filled with history, spirituality, and stunning scenery is in store for you. Reserve your spot on this amazing Meteora exploration right away.

Schedule

Departures:
1) Melina Mercouri Monument Plaka: 7:00am
2) Greek Parliament: 7.05 am
3) Omonoia Square: 7:15 am
4) Karaiskaki Square: 7:25 am
Tour Duration: 14 Hours (Approx.)
Kindly wait at the signs of the blue hop on hop off busses. 
Please report atleast 10 minutes prior to the departure time.

Inclusions

  • Round-trip train ticket Athens to Kalabaka
  • Rountrip transfer to the Athens train station
  • Audio Guide in 6 Languages ( English, Spanish,French,German,Portuguese,Russian)
  • Meteora tour by air-conditioned minibus
  • Photostops in Meteora
  • Visit inside 2 of the 6 monasteries (Entrance not included)
  • Visit at the Monk Caves
  • English-speaking local guide in the minibus
  • Bottled water
  • Greek Honey tasting
  • Greek grape spirit tasting
  • Free time in Kalabaka

Exclusions

  • Hotel Transfers
  • Meals
  • Professional Guide in the monuments

Redemption Info

Departure and meetings points:
1) Melina Mercouri Monument Plaka: 7:00am
2) Greek Parliament: 7.05 am
3) Omonoia Square: 7:15 am
4) Karaiskaki Square: 7:25 am
You must present your e-ticket to the bus staff to take the tour. (If you can take printed voucher, will appreciate)
You will receive a ticket in exchange for your voucher, which you must keep until the expiry date/ tour.
Please check your ticket to know when it expires.
After exchanging your voucher for a ticket, your voucher will no longer be valid.
In loss of voucher/ticket, company is not liable for any refund.
Contact Details: Mobile and whatsApp number in case of emergency and information 00306976355055

Know Before You Go

These buses are NOT wheelchair accessible.
Our customers do not need to present any vaccination certificate to board
The vaccination certification is mandatory at all the archaeological areas and restaurants.
Kindly wear mask always in bus.
Mobile and what's up number in case of emergency and information 00306976355055

Cancellation Policy

You can now amend or cancel your ticket for free of charge upto 24 hours before the chosen travel date (During the ticket validity period.). 100% cancellation fee applied within 24 hours of travel date.
This ticket is non-transferable.