• Duration: 1 day
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Description

This Day Trip from Athens to Meteora by Train will give you the opportunity to visit the amazing Meteora Monasteries! If you are in Athens seize the day to admire a famous UNESCO World Heritage Site. The day trip includes train tickets, a 5-hours tour of Meteora, small group sizes, English or Spanish-speaking local guides, the best viewpoints, Limo VIP minibus service!

The day trip from Athens to Meteora by train starts at 07:20 am from Larissis Central Train Station in Athens. You’ll have to board the train on your own for the trip to Meteora. 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 then board a Limo VIP minibus to take you on a 5-hrs Meteora tour! Enjoy breathtaking views and visit the monasteries of Meteora. The tour will give you the chance to learn the stories behind; do brief stops on the best breathtaking viewpoints of Meteora, visit the hermit caves of Badovas, and go inside 3 Meteora Monasteries.

At around 16:45 in the afternoon, the bus will transfer you back to Kalabaka train station for your trip back to Athens. The train departs at 17:15 pm so, you will have around half an hour’s free time to walk in the town center or to enjoy a meal. You will arrive in Athens at around 21:25.

The train tickets are all issued on 2nd class seats as standard.

Highlights:

  • Daily tour departures any day you want, 365 days a year whether you are traveling on your own or in a small group.
  • Traveling by train is incredibly scenic.
  • Save time and effort. Organizing your own holiday can be a stressful task. Let us do the work for you!
  • Trains are more energy-efficient per passenger mile than planes or cars, making them one of the most eco-friendly transportation.
  • You will go to secret local spots that the vast majority of other travelers will never experience.
  • You will learn about the culture and history of the place on a deeper level and from a local’s perspective.

What's included

  • 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
  • 5 hours tour

What's excluded

  • Pick-up from Hotel 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

What do I need to bring

  • Comfortable shoes.
  • Weather-appropriate clothes.
  • Money for personal expenses.
  • Anything that might be useful to you.

Important information

  • Our COVID-19 safety measures for this tour:
  • To reduce crowds, the number of visitors is limited
  • Social distancing is maintained in vehicles
  • Masks are required, please bring your own
  • Temperature checks are mandatory
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • Due to the current COVID situation, the Monasteries will no longer be providing skirts and shawls. Appropriate clothing for everyone is required to enter the monasteries. Sleeveless clothing and shorts over the knee for men are prohibited and you‘ll be denied access if dressed that way. For ladies skirts below the knee are also required.    

Cancellation policy

  • Cancellation fee of 0% if cancelled

Categories

  • PILGRIMAGE OR RELIGION
  • DAY TRIPS AND EXCURSIONS
  • RAIL PASS
  • ARTS AND CULTURE
  • CULTURAL AND THEME TOURS
  • SIGHTSEEING
  • SIGHTSEEING ATTRACTION
  • CITY BREAK
  • CITY TOURS

Guided Language

  • English

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