4 Days / 3 Nights Rail Tour from Athens to Meteora

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Join this 4 days / 3 nights rail tour from Athens to Meteora to discover the beauty and the history of a unique geological phenomenon and the Byzantine Monasteries, listed as UNESCO World Heritage monuments. Travel from Athens to Meteora and back by train and enjoy captivating views of an out of this world landscape. Seize the chance to engage in memorable activities in a 3-days tour that will definitely be the highlight of your entire visit to Greece.

 

DAY 1

Trains are the most spacious and comfortable way of travel in Greece. Catch the morning train to Kalambaka at 08:20am from Athens 'Larissa' Railway Station, and enjoy a trip that will give you the chance to admire the beauty of the Greek countryside. Upon your arrival in Kalambaka, at around 13:30, our English speaking driver will be waiting for you at the train station holding a signboard with your name on it to transfer you to your hotel. Late in the afternoon, our VIP mini bus will pick you up from the hotel to join 'Meteora Sunset Tour' to admire breathtaking views of Meteora and to discover the hidden gems of this place.

 

DAY 2

For the next morning we offer you the chance to choose the activity you wish: the 'Half-Day morning Tour of Meteora' to see the main attractions, the monasteries of Meteora with a VIP minibus or the 'Hiking Tour of Meteora' to walk among the rock giants. Experience amazing sceneries and visit monuments of the Byzantine period, the monasteries of Meteora and learn their history. After this morning tour, at around 13:00, the bus will drop you back to your hotel. The evening is free for you to explore the area on your own.

 

DAY 3 - food tour

 

DAY 4

The morning is free. In the evening a taxi transfer from your hotel at 17:00 to the local train station at kalambaka will be arranged for you. At 17:22 pm the train departs from Kalambaka, and arrives at 22:15 to Athens.

Additional Information

Cancellation and Refund policy
Cancellations received within 30 days of departure will incur a penalty which will be the price of train tickets. Cancellations received within 5 days of departure will incur a penalty of 50% per person. Cancellations received within 24 hours of departure will incur a penalty of 100% per person. Unused features are non-refundable. No shows forfeit entire payment. Trips require a minimum number of participants to avoid cancellation. We reserve the right to cancel a scheduled trip and fully refund affected customers, although we will make every effort to maintain the normal operation.
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Important Information
The train leaves at 8:20am. You are advised to be at the the station by 8:00am. This voucher is not the same as the train tickets. These, along with all other documents, will be emailed to you one month prior to your trip. We will be waiting to meet you at the train station in Kalampaka, holding up a sign with your name on.
What to remember
You should print your train tickets because they will be requested by the inspector. Below, you can find a link to the Athens Railway station on google maps: http://bit.ly/athensrail

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Day 1,Athens to Meteora

Trains are the most spacious and comfortable way of travel in Greece. Catch the morning train to Kalambaka at 08:20 am from Athens 'Larissa' Railway Station and enjoy a trip that will give you the chance to admire the beauty of the Greek countryside. Upon your arrival in Kalambaka, at around 13:30 pm, our English speaking driver will be waiting for you at the train station holding a signboard with your name on it to transfer you to your hotel. Late in the afternoon, our VIP minibus will pick you up from the hotel to join 'Meteora Sunset Tour' to admire breathtaking views of Meteora and to discover the hidden gems of this place.

Day 2,Tours at Meteora

For the next morning we offer you the chance to choose the activity you wish: the 'Half-Day morning Tour of Meteora' to see the main attractions, the monasteries of Meteora with a VIP minibus or the "Hiking Tour of Meteora" to walk among the rock giants. Experience amazing sceneries and visit monuments of the Byzantine period, the monasteries of Meteora and learn their history. After this morning tour, at around 13:00 pm, the bus will drop you back to your hotel. The evening is free for you to explore the area on your own.

Day 3,Food and Wine Tour

On this day you will join the Food and Wine tour of Meteora.The tour combines short walks in the town of Kalambaka with transportation via a private vehicle to visit various delicatessens, groceries, restaurants, dairies, sweet and pie shops as well as a nearby winery to taste the most traditional local flavors of Meteora. Taste homemade traditional spinach pie, bougatsa, herbs and spices, yogurt with honey and nuts, locally produced sausages and cheeses. Visit a nearby local family estate winery to learn about the local grape varietals and to taste 5 local labels.

Day 4,Meteora to Athens

The morning is free. In the evening a taxi transfer from your hotel at 17:00 to the local train station at Kalampaka will be arranged for you. At 17:22 pm the train departs from Kalampaka and arrives at 22:15 pm to Athens.

Highlights

  • Admire the world famous Meteora & Visit all the monasteries
  • Join two top-rated tours and activities
  • Excellent views between Athens and Meteora
  • Accommodation at top-rated hotels

Route

  1. Athens