2-Day Meteora Tour by Train from Athens

Trains are the most spacious and comfortable mode of travel in Greece. Join our two days rail tour to Meteora and discover the history of the Byzantine Monasteries, listed as UNESCO World Heritage monuments.

per adult from

$240

AUD

Duration

2 days

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  • What's included :
    • 1x Breakfast
    • 1x Dinner
    • Accommodation included: 1 night
    • Hotel accomodation (A class / T class)
    • Local expert guide for the morning tour in Meteora
    • Hotel pick up/drop off for the morning tour in Meteora
    • Round-trip shared transfers in Kalambaka
    • Roundtrip rail tickets
    What's excluded :
    • Entrance fees of the Monasteries
    • Lunch & Drinks
    • Gratuities (optional)
    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off in Athens
    • Hotel accommodation tax

  • Day 1: Athens - Kalambaka

    Stop At: Meteora, Kastraki, Kalambaka 422 00 Greece
    Catch the train to Kalambaka of 7:20 am from the Athens Railway Station and enjoy a trip that will give you the chance to admire the beauty of the countryside. Arriving in Kalambaka around 11:30 am, our English speaking driver will be waiting you holding a signboard with your name on it and will transfer you to your hotel. You will have the whole afternoon at to discover this picturesque small town built at the foot of the majestic grey rocks, and crowded by the Meteora Monasteries. Why not visit the Natural History Museum of Meteora & Mushroom Museum. Meet the mushrooms and their rich variety of shapes and colors. Browse the collection and find information about the species that thrive in Greece. Dinner is included at the restaurant of the hotel.
    Duration: 13 hours

    Meals included:
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at 3* or 4* hotel

    Day 2: Meteora Monasteries - Athens

    Stop At: Meteora, Kastraki, Kalambaka 422 00 Greece
    Next morning, our guide will meet you in the hotel lobby to visit three main monasteries of Meteora and discover the natural beauty and the cultural heritage of this area. This morning tour will take you back in the dark ages and the story of the first hermits and monks who laid the foundations of what later on became the monastic community of Meteora. Learn which monastery was the first to be established and the true motivations behind the monks’ decision to try to climb the steep rocks of Meteora and to build there the monasteries. After this morning tour, our driver will transfer you back to Kalambaka, where you will have the time for lunch (not included). At 5:15pm the train departs from Kalambaka, and arrives at 9:25pm back to Athens.
    Duration: 13 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Athens 104 44, Greece
    Departure Time :
    7:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • To enter the monasteries, appropriate clothing is required Ladies should not wear short skirts and must have long sleeves. Men are not allowed to wear shorts
    • Please note that from 1/1/2018, a new hotel accommodation tax has been applied and should be paid directly in hotels as following: 5* hotels - 4 Euro per room/per night, 4* hotels - 3 Euro per room/per night, 3* hotels - 1.5 Euro per room/per night.
    • You will receive an e-mail with the train e-tickets a few days before the activity
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 18 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • The tour in Meteora will be a small group one and social distance will be kept during the journey by train to ensure a safe travel experience for you.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Keytours - Greece

Activity ID: V-2876P32

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