Athens to Meteora Full-Day Trip with Greek Lunch

Duration

Full Day

Start Time

07:45

Language

English

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Athens to Meteora Full-Day Trip with Greek Lunch

Duration

Full Day

Start Time

07:45

Language

English

Overview

Discover Meteora with this exclusive day trip from Athens. Explore majestic monasteries, view the ancient hermit caves and learn the history of the region directly from a local. Also, enjoy panoramic views and taste an authentic Greek lunch at a local restaurant. Find out why 2+ million visitors every year look forward to seeing the rocks that “suspend in the air”.

Highlights

  • Enjoy effortless transportation with our air-conditioned bus
  • View all the monasteries of Meteora and admire the interior of three of them
  • Learn the history and legends of the region from a knowledgeable local guide
  • Relish breathtaking panoramic views and capture extraordinary photos
  • Uncover Meteora’s hidden gems like the ancient hermit caves
  • Taste a delicious Greek lunch at a local restaurant

Tour Details

Embark on an extraordinary day trip from Athens to the Unesco World Heritage Site of Meteora. Explore centuries-old monasteries, enjoy breathtaking panoramic views and uncover hidden gems of Meteora that most travelers won’t know about.

Your journey starts as you board our private, air-conditioned bus at 07:45 AM, conveniently departing from the area opposite the Central Railway Station of Athens (Stathmos Larisis). Sit back and enjoy a scenic bus ride through the enchanting countryside, offering picturesque glimpses of mainland Greece.

By noon, you’ll arrive at Meteora, where your friendly local tour guide will await you. Board our comfortable and luxurious minibus and prepare for an unforgettable adventure through this natural wonder called Meteora. During this guided tour, you’ll be able to see all the majestic monasteries of Meteora and even step inside three of them to explore their captivating interiors. Also, discover the hidden treasures of Meteora, including the ancient hermit caves, the Chapel of Doupiani, and the magnificent St. George Mandilas cave.

Uncover the ‘secret’ side of Meteora, learning about why hermits chose to settle in these imposing caves a thousand years ago and the remarkable achievements of the monks. And of course, during our multiple panoramic stops don’t forget to capture breathtaking moments with your camera for lasting memories.

Additionally (exclusive to this tour), discover the charming small town of Kalambaka located in the foothills of Meteora and enjoy a delightful, traditional Greek lunch at a local restaurant. Your meal will include a fresh salad, a choice of main dish (with multiple options to cater to your preferences), freshly baked bread, and refreshing water. Vegetarian and vegan options are also available.

Come evening, we’ll set off on our journey back to Athens, and you can expect to arrive there at approximately 10:15 PM.

  • Roundtrip bus transportation from Athens to Meteora
  • Transfer with a luxury VIP bus
  • A 5-hour (approx.) Meteora Tour
  • English-Speaking local guide
  • Panoramic photo stops
  • Lunch at a local restaurant
  • Free Wi-Fi in the bus
  • All taxes
  • Transfer to/from hotels in Athens
  • Entrance fees of each monastery (3 euros per person)
  • Guided tour inside the monasteries (available upon request)

Worry-free bookings with our 24 hour free cancellation policy. Cancel your booking at least 24 hours before the tour’s starting time and be eligible for a full refund. *If you do not show up for the tour or fail to cancel at least 24 hours in advance, you will not be liable for a refund.

  • Begin your adventure by boarding our private, air-conditioned bus at 07:45. The bus will be conveniently located on the street just opposite the Central Railway Station of Athens (Stathmos Larisis). Please check the exact Google Map location by clicking here and save it for your convenience. You’ll easily identify the bus by the “Meteora Trip” sign displayed in the front window. There’s no need for a printed ticket, simply provide your name or show your booking voucher on your phone when boarding the bus.
  • The monasteries of Meteora impose a strict dress code. Men must wear long trousers. Women must wear long skirts and cover their shoulders.
  • The monasteries of Meteora only accept cash for the entrance fees.

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