Meteora Day Trip from Athens by Train

From EUR 88

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Don't miss the opportunity during your stay in Athens to visit the breathtaking Meteora Monasteries with this amazing full day rail tour!


Countless panoramic images will remain etched in your memory with the opportunity for video and photos along the way.

The tour starts from Larissis train station in Athens, where you will board the train on your own for the trip to Kalabaka-Meteora at 07:20 in the morning. Enjoy a scenic rail trip through the beautiful Greek countryside. Around 11:30 am the train arrives in Kalabaka train station where our guide will be waiting for you holding a signboard with your name. You will board a Limo VIP minibus of up to 19 seats to take you on a tour around the site of Meteora to enjoy breathtaking views and to visit the ancient monasteries. The tour will give you the chance to learn the history behind; to make brief stops on the best viewpoints of Meteora and to visit inside 2 monasteries of Meteora.


At around 15:45 in the afternoon, the bus will transfer you back to Kalambaka train station for your trip back to Athens. The train departs at 17:15 pm and arrives at Athens around 21:25.


The train tickets are all issued on 2nd class seats as standard. If you wish to upgrade them to 1st class seats you may choose to add to your basket the 1st class seats upgrade add-on that will pop-up on your screen before you complete the booking.

 

Inclusions

  • English speaking tour leader
  • Round trip train tickets from Athens to Meteora
  • First class train tickets upon request
  • Free Map and Bottle of water provided on the tours
  • Free wifi on board
  • Taxes & service fees
  • Pick up and drop off service: Kalampaka Railway Station

Exclusions

  • Transfer to the Athens railway station
  • Meals
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Entrance fees to the monasteries, 3 euro per person for each monastery
  • State licensed guide
  • Personal travel insurance

Useful Information

  • Duration: 1 day
  • Starting Time: 7:00am
  • Dresscode: Sleeveless clothing and shorts over the knee for men are prohibited. For ladies skirts and shawls are available at the entrance in case they don’t have such clothing to cover themselves.
  • Departure time from Athens: 07.20 - Arrival time in Kalabaka: 11.30
  • Departure time from Kalabaka: 17.15 - Arrival time in Athens: 21.25
  • Possibility to change returning city to Thessaloniki instead of Athens, by leaving a comment in your reservation

Additional Information

Cancellation and Refund policy
  • Cancellations and amendments received within 30 days of departure will incur a penalty which will be the price of train tickets.
  • Cancellations and amendments received within 5 days of departure will incur a penalty of 50% per person.
  • Cancellations and amendments received within 24 hours of departure will incur a penalty of 100% per person.
  • Unused features are non-refundable. No shows forfeit entire payment.
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Important Information
The train leaves at 7:20 am. You are advised to be at the station by 7:00 am. 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. The monasteries have a strict dress code men must wear trousers and long sleeves, women must wear a long skirt. If you do turn up in shorts trousers and shirts will be provided.
What to remember
You can present the train tickets either in print or in electronic form. Below, you can find a link to the Athens Railway station on google maps: http://bit.ly/athensrail

From EUR 88

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Countless panoramic images will remain etched in your memory with the opportunity for video and photos along the way.

The tour starts from Larissis train station in Athens, where you will board the train on your own for the trip to Kalabaka-Meteora at 07:20 in the morning. Enjoy a scenic rail trip through the beautiful Greek countryside. Around 11:30 am the train arrives in Kalabaka train station where our guide will be waiting for you holding a signboard with your name. You will board a Limo VIP minibus of up to 19 seats to take you on a tour around the site of Meteora to enjoy breathtaking views and to visit the ancient monasteries. The tour will give you the chance to learn the history behind; to make brief stops on the best viewpoints of Meteora and to visit inside 2 monasteries of Meteora.


At around 16:00 pm in the evening, the bus will transfer you back to Kalambaka train station for your trip back to Athens. The train departs at 17:15 pm and arrives at Athens around 21:25 pm.

Highlights

  • Discover the astonishing Meteora
  • Visit a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Excellent views between Athens and Meteora
  • Excellent value for money
  • Perfect for people who have limited time
  • See all six monasteries
  • Enter inside two monasteries

Route

  1. Kalabaka