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  3. Kalabaka
  4. Meteora

Meteora: Daily 5-Hour Highlights Tour in English or Spanish

Product ID: 278017
Explore the amazing Meteora in 5 hours on a tour that runs in English or Spanish every day. Arrive in Kalabaka by train from Athens or Thessaloniki and meet your guide at Kalabaka Train Station. See all 6 monasteries, and visit inside 3 of them.
About this activity
Duration: 5 hours
Starting time 11:30 AM
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, Greek, Spanish
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore Meteora, one of the most amazing places in Greece
  • Enjoy a 5-hour panoramic tour in English or Spanish that runs every day
  • See all 6 monasteries and make stops for panoramic photos
  • Get a glimpse at life inside 3 of the monasteries with entry exclusive to this tour
  • Benefit from convenient pickup and drop-off at Kalambaka Train Station
Full description
Spend a few hours in Meteora and fully experience the magnificence of this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Learn about its history, architecture, and the spirituality of its monasteries.  This tour is specially designed for people coming from Athens or Thessaloniki to Meteora by train and departing the same day.

At 11:30 AM, your train arrives at Kalabaka Train Station, where your tour leader will be waiting for you holding a sign with your name on it. After boarding a VIP limo mini-bus, make a short stop to have something to eat or snack.

Then, begin your wonderful 5-hour tour to see Meteora and all six of its active monasteries.  Explore inside three of them, a unique opportunity exclusive to the local partner. Stop for plenty of photo opportunities and at many secret spots that only locals know. At the end of your tour, you will be transferred back to the train station before your train departs back to Athens or Thessaloniki at 5:15 PM.
Includes
  • English or Spanish-speaking guide (depending on option selected)
  • Pickup from and drop-off at Kalabaka Train Station
  • Comprehensive 5-hour tour of Meteora
  • See all six monasteries
  • Visit inside the 3 most popular monasteries (exclusive to the local partner)
  • Local tour leader
  • Transportation in a luxury mini-bus
  • Small group tour
  • Free Wi-Fi in the mini-bus
  • Free Panoramic Meteora Map
  • All Taxes
What’s Not Included
  • Train tickets
  • Meals and drinks
  • Entrance fees to the monasteries: 3€/person for each monastery
  • State Licensed Guide for tours inside the monasteries
  • Optional gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

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Meeting point
Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Cash
  • Weather-appropriate clothing
Not allowed
  • Shorts
  • Short skirts
  • Sleeveless shirts
Know before you go
• This tour is for people, who will travel to Kalabaka with the train that arrives at 11:30 AM
• Customers are responsible for purchasing their own train tickets and getting to the train station themselves
• The tour of Meteora is guaranteed to run and the local partner will wait for you at the train station upon arrival
• Women must wear long skirts and long-sleeved shirts
• Men must wear long pants and long-sleeved shirts
• Free skirts will be provided at the entrance of the monasteries for women
Customer reviews
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We missed our first tour on Friday as we missed the train from Athens to Kalabaka. We got it rescheduled for the next day. The tour was great, we loved our guide and our driver - they have shared great knowledge and insights about the area and monasteries. We got picked up at the station & had a bite to eat and drink at a local cafe, went through a few different towns on the way to Meteora which was stunning! A must see. We visited 2 monasteries and 1 nunnery. It was a great experience not only to see how they build the monasteries & see the monks but also a spiritual experience for those seeking for one. We were able to light candle and pray. The weather was great, we took great pictures and saw even more amazing views. Overall, one of the best things we have done while in Greece!

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January 14, 2020

He visited three monasteries and went to four more photo spots. The guide was polite and easy to understand (English) and explained the history and culture, so I was not bored at all on the bus. It was a 4 hour tour, but I was guided for about 5 hours. In addition, the tour ends at 16:30, and you can also learn about nearby supermarkets and confectioneries. It was a very satisfying tour.

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January 1, 2020

This is a local tour for those who travel around Meteora on a day trip from Athens. At this price, we were very satisfied with the polite explanations about meteora and churches, pick-ups, hats and water supplies! Along the way, you will also have time to take pictures of the scenery. Since the explanation of the church is on the move, you can move freely in the church, and you can go back to the set time and shoot wherever you like or spend time at your favorite place. He came back to the station a little earlier than the departure of the return train and was able to get a snack. I am satisfied with both the money and the tour.

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November 2, 2019

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Product ID: 278017