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From EUR 890
We will pick you up from your hotel in Athens at 07.30. We will follow the road towards Meteora, where we will visit the first great monastery of Varlaam.
The Holy Monastery of Varlaam – The Holy Monastery of Varlaam is the second largest monastery in the Metéora complex. It was built in 1541 and embellished in 1548 and located on the top of a rock at 380m height! A church, dedicated to All Saints, is in the Athonite type (cross-in-square with dome and choirs), with spacious exonarthex is surrounded by a dome. It was built in 1541/42 and decorated in 1548, the old refectory is used as a museum.
Our second visit will be at the Monastery of St. Stephan. Holy Monastery of St. Stephen is a small church built in the 16th century and decorated in 1545. This monastery rests on the plain rather than on a cliff. It was damaged by the Nazis during World War II who believed it was harboring insurgents and was abandoned. Nuns took it over and reconstructed it, furthermore you will admire a small treasure of Byzantine and Christian items, at the museum inside the monastery
This wonderful tour will be completed at the picturesque villages of Kalambaka or Kastraki, where you will have a traditional Greek lunch! Afterwards, we will return at Athens
The duration of this tours is about 10-12hours as Meteora is 300 kilometers away from Athens
3 euro / person for each monasteries of Meteora
Dress Code: For visits to the monasteries, and museum ladies are required to wear skirts and gentlemen need to be in long trousers.
Routes may be changed on demand.
Sedan like Audi A4 or Mercedes E class for 1 to 3 pax, (according the availability)
Mini Van type Opel Vivaro 4 to 8 pax or deluxe Mini Van Mercedes Vinao 4 to 8 pax, (according the availability )
Mini Bus Mercedes Sprinter 9 to 15 pax.
In case that we meet you at Athens airport, our representative will be waiting for you at the arrival hall, keeping a sign with your name written on it, helps you with your baggage, and accompany you at your car, provide you mineral water & Tissues.
Transportation with private car sedan or minivan
Pick up & Drop of at your hotel or from Athens Airport
English Speaking driver
English Speaking tour guide in Meteora
Entrance fees at Monasteries
Rates do not include:
Monasteries of Meteora
Monastery of Varlaam
Monastery of St. Stephan
Town of Trikala
Village of Kastraki