3-Days/2 Nights Rail Tour from Athens to Meteora
3-Days/2 Nights Rail Tour from Athens to Meteora - Daily- Throughout the year
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.
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 13:30, 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 mini bus 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.
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, the bus will drop you back to your hotel. The evening is free for you to explore the area on your own.
The morning is free. In the evening a taxi transfer from your hotel at 17:00 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 to Athens.
*For more details, visit our Meteora page
● Admire the world famous Meteora & Visit all the monasteries
● Join two top rated tours and activities
STARTING TIME 8.27am
DURATION 3 Days
ENTRANCE FEES (not included)
MEETING POINT Kalampaka Train Station
END POINT At the original pick up point
DAYS OF OPERATION Every day
● 2 nights stay at a 3-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
● 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
● English, French, Italian, Spanish, Romanian and Russian guides on request
● Gratuities (optional)
● Entrance fees to the monasteries, 3 euro per person, per monastery
Bookings must be made at least 2 days prior to the trip. Confirmation for this product will be received after booking, subject to availability. In the morning tour you can choose to take your luggage with you to be dropped-off later on at the end of the tour in the town of Kalambaka. Visit Meteora offices located at the center and within walking distance from the train station offer safe storage for your luggage until train's departure time. Any participants under the age of 12 must have a parent or guardian present to sign on their behalf.
Wear closed toed shoes. There are many beautiful sights. You are encouraged to bring a camera along. Weather will not affect the operation of the tours. However if canceled due to unfavorable weather conditions, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund. The monasteries have a strict dress code men must wear trousers and long sleeves, women must wear a long skirt. If you do turn up in shorts trousers and shirts will be provided. Meeting Point: Athens Train Station do turn up in shorts trousers and shirts will be provided.
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.
Trips require a minimum number of participants to avoid cancellation. We reserve the right to cancel a scheduled trip and fully refund affected customers, although we will make every effort to maintain the normal operation.