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Athens Meteora Monasteries Day Trip by Rail

Highlights
  • 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
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Athens Meteora Monasteries Day Trip by Rail
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Overview
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 (20)
1 - 5 of 14 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago
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

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

1  Thank TS1362015
Reviewed 30 August 2018
Meteora Monasteries was Amazing the Train Ride was bad

We took this tour in August 2018, Meteora was amazing. The tour company was very good too, thanks to Christopher our guide. Started from Larissa Station in Athen at 8:15 AM, reached Kalambakka at 2 PM. It is the last stop. Taxis to the station...More

1  Thank Rahul V
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile
Great trip!

My friend and I were staying in Athens, therefore we only wanted to go to Meteora for the day. The tour wad a good way to see the monasteries and to learn some history. We stoped in the best viewpoints and entered two monasteries. The...More

1  Thank manu30jaramillo
Reviewed 8 August 2018
Best of Athens Day Trips

I cannot recommend enough about how nice this trip is. Although the train ride is 10 hours around trip, with a group of 10 people, we were not bored at all:) The train ride itself is smooth and easy, with snacks for sale on the...More

2  Thank hehe_panda
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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
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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
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