Private Athens to Meteora Full-Day Trip by Train

Duration

Full Day

Start Time

07:57

Language

English

Private Athens to Meteora Full-Day Trip by Train

Duration

Full Day

Start Time

07:57

Language

English

Overview

Take a short break from your journey in Athens to explore Meteora. Find out why 2+ million visitors every year look forward to seeing the rocks that “suspend in the air”. Explore ancient monasteries, enjoy the breathtaking panoramic views and discover nature’s unexplained miracles.

Highlights

  • Effortless roundtrip train tickets arrangement
  • Convenient pick-up from Kalabaka’s train station
  • See all six monasteries and admire the interior of three of them
  • Learn the history and legends directly from a local
  • See the magnificent St. George “Mandilas” cave
  • View the ancient Chapel of Doupiani
  • Experience the panoramic views
  • Capture breathtaking photos
  • Transfer with a luxurious van or minibus

Tour Details

Redeem your train e-ticket (we will email it to you after your booking) for the 07:57 morning train departure from the Central Railway Station of Athens (Stathmos Larissis) to Kalabaka and travel on your own. Embark on a scenic train ride through the Greek countryside and admire the beautiful landscapes.

After the scenic train ride through the beautiful Greek countryside, you will arrive at 12:03 to Kalabaka’s train station, where our tour guide will be waiting for you holding a signboard with your name. You will then board in our luxurious and comfortable van or minibus in order to begin an unforgettable private tour in Meteora.

During this private tour you will have the opportunity to see all six magnificent monasteries and admire the interior of three of them. Additionally, you will view some of Meteora’s most spectacular hidden gems like the ancient Chapel of Doupiani and the magnificent St. George “Mandilas” cave.

You will also discover the “other side” of Meteora, like the truth about why the hermits settled in these imposing caves a thousand years ago and how the monks achieved the “impossible”.

Last but not least, you will have the opportunity to enjoy the breathtaking panoramic views and capture some amazing photos that you will cherish forever.

At around 16:30 we will transfer you back to Kalabaka’s train station. The train back to Athens departs at 18:22 so you will have approximately an hour and a half of free time in order for you to explore (on foot) the nearby center of Kalabaka, visit one of the many cafes or restaurants and relax. You will arrive in Athens at around 22:26.

  • Roundtrip train tickets (Athens to Kalabaka)
  • Pick up/Drop off from Kalabaka’s Train Station
  • Transfer with a luxurious van or minibus
  • A 4.5-hour (approx.) Private Meteora Tour
  • English-Speaking local guide
  • Free Wi-Fi in the bus
  • All taxes
  • Transfer to/from the Central Railway Station of 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.

  • Departure: Athens Railway Station at 07:57
  • Meeting point: Kalabaka’s Train Station at 12:03
  • 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.
  • Your train e-tickets will be sent to you via email shortly after your booking.

1st Class Seats

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

*1st class seats are often unavailable. You will not be charged at the moment for this upgrade. We will first try to book a 1st class seat for you and if so you will pay the difference upon arrival. We will notify you via email.

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