3-Days/2 Nights Rail Tour from Athens to Meteora

From EUR 225

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Join this 3-days/2 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.

Inclusions

  • 2 nights accommodation at a 3-star or 4-star hotel with breakfast
  • Round trip train ticket from/to Athens
  • First class train tickets upon request
  • Pick-up and drop off from Kalampaka train station to your hotel
  • Taxes & service fees
  • Join the Meteora Sunset Tour
  • Choose between the Metora Half-day Tour or the Meteora Hiking Tour

Exclusions

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Entrance fees to the monasteries, 3 euro per person, per monastery
  • Transfer to/from the Athens railway station
  • Personal travel insurance

Useful Information

  • Duration: 3 days
  • Pick up: Kalampaka Railway Station
  • 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 Athens instead of Thessaloniki, by leaving a comment in your reservation

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.
Link
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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.
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 225

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Day 1, Athens to Meteora and Sunset Tour

Trains are the most spacious and comfortable way of travel in Greece. Catch the morning train to Kalambaka at 07:20 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 11:30 am, 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, Morning tour and free afternoon

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, Free morning and back to Athens

The morning is free. In the evening a taxi transfer from your hotel at 16:45 pm to the local train station at Kalambaka will be arranged for you. At 17:15 pm the train departs from Kalambaka and arrives at 21:25 pm to Athens.

Highlights

  • Admire the world famous Meteora & Visit all the monasteries
  • Join two top rated  tours and activities
  • 2 nights stay at a 3-star or 4-star hotel with breakfast
  • Join the Meteora Sunset Tour
  • Choose between the Meteora Hiking Tour or the Meteora Half-day Tour
  • Train tickets with return from Athens to Meteora
  • First class train tickets upon request
  • Pick-up and drop off from Kalampaka train station to your hotel and back
  • English speaking tour leader on the tours
  • Free Map and Bottle of water provided on the tours
  • Free wifi on board the tour bus

Route

  1. Athens
  2. Καλαμπάκα