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Athens Meteora Monasteries Day Trip by Rail

  • Full-day trip to Meteora monasteries by rail from Athens
  • Soak in the views on a train ride through central Greece
  • Panoramic drive to see all six UNESCO-protected retreats
Athens Meteora Monasteries Day Trip by Rail
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Feast your eyes on the rock-built monasteries of Meteora on this full-day rail trip from Athens. Ride a train through inland Greece to Kalambaka, and on arrival, enjoy a panoramic drive to see all six UNESCO-listed retreats. Uncover their history, stop for photos, and choose to visit one or two of the monasteries atop their rock pinnacles. Includes rail fares, deluxe air-conditioned minivan transport around the sites, plus an upgrade option to first-class train travel.
What to Expect
Catch the train from Athens Train Station at 8:20M to Kalabaka and admire the beautiful Greek landscapes during your trip. Arriving in Kalabaka at 1:30PM our VIP Limo Mini Bus will be waiting you at the Kalabaka Train Station with our highly educated Tour Guide to begin your customized Special Panoramic Midday Meteora Tour. Take an amazing 3.5 hours Meteora tour, see all 6 monasteries and visit inside one or two of them. Your Tour Guide will give you full attention and care as the group will be small. Plenty of photo opportunity stops and many secrets places that only locals know will make your tour a life time experience. At the end will be transferred back to Kalabaka to catch the train back for Athens. The train departs at 5:32pm and you will arrive in Athens at 10:30pm.
Reviews (23)
1 - 5 of 17 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago
Amazing Site, well worth the long train journey!

You need two days to visit all monasteries; however, thanks to this company you can see all monasteries and visit two monasteries in one day. You definitely need a tour to see the monasteries, unless you are able to rent a car in Kalambaka. I...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank NellieB24
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Fantastic trip, well worth the train journey!

If you are thinking about doing this trip 100% do it! The train was late into Kalambaka (not the companies fault) but we managed to make up for lost time and still see as much as possible. The views were amazing even with a little...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Sam G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Amazing Tour - Worth the travel time

I will recommend this tour to all who visit Greece. If you are doing a day trip be prepared for a train journey of more than 10 hours and then a lot of climbing. For a more relaxed pace there are other options as well....More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Ria M
Reviewed 10 October 2018
Well organized, easy, great

You need to use a tour if you're going to do Meteora in a day from Athens. You take a 5 hour train ride there, and 5 hours back. So the 2-3 hours you have at Meteora cannot involve wasting time. This tour accomplishes all...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank ddresch
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile
Excellent all around....

I recognized that it would take 5 hours on the train each way so reserved a two day trip from Athens. This allowed me to do both the sunset tour and the morning tour without being too rushed. And I must say that Meteora Thrones...More

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Horea P
14 October 2018|
Response from Barbara S | Reviewed this property |
When we were taking the tour we were lucky to be able to see 3 of them inside, as the train had arrived perfectly on time. The rest of the monasteries we could see from the bus or took a short stop. The bus comes right to... More
Chin W
6 August 2018|
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Response from Swati C | Reviewed this property |
They are really good and only 7 are ctulyeft from tourists.. its a very good experience... I will strongly recommend you simply for the view... momastries are like church and there will be monks and peacefulness