1. Greece
  2. Central Macedonia
  3. Thessaloniki
  4. Meteora

From Thessaloniki: 2 Days in Meteora with Overnight Stay

Product ID: 227278
Experience the highlights of the region on a 2-days trip from Thessaloniki that offers an extraordinary taste of breathtaking Meteora. Stay overnight in a 3 or 4-star hotel in Kalambaka and explore Meteora during the day.
About this activity
Duration: 2 days
Starting time 8:15 AM
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • See the scenic Greek countryside on your train journey
  • Explore one of the most popular world’s UNESCO sites
  • Visit all six monasteries and learn about their history through the eyes of a local
  • Discover Meteora
Full description
To begin your journey you will need to first redeem your e-ticket for the 8:18 AM departure from Thessaloniki railway station to Kalambaka. Embark on a scenic train ride through the Greek countryside and admire the beautiful landscapes.

At 11:30 AM arrive at Kalambaka train station, where your guide will be waiting for you, holding a signboard with your name and will transfer you to your hotel. In the evening you will be picked up from your hotel for the Meteora tour, which will provide you with an absolutely amazing experience. Then you will have free time to explore the area. 

The next morning at 9:00 AM you will be picked up from your hotel and be taken on your selected tour. During this tour, admire how simply the hermits settled in the caves of the rocks a thousand years earlier and you will learn about the history, the myths and the secrets of Meteora that only your local guides knows. At 5:00 PM the minibus will transfer you back to Kalambaka train station for your trip back to Thessaloniki. The train departs at 5:15 PM and arrives in Thessaloniki later in the evening.

Includes
  • Roundtrip train tickets from Thessaloniki to Meteora
  • Accommodation at a 3 or 4-star hotel with breakfast
  • Pick up / Drop off from Kalambaka train station / your hotel
  • English speaking local tour guide
  • The Amazing Meteora Sunset Tour
  • One tour or activity of your choice
  • Small groups on Limo VIP minibus of up to 19 seats
  • Free Wi-Fi on the bus
  • Free map of Meteora
  • A bottle of water
  • All taxes
What’s Not Included
  • Transfer to the Thessaloniki railway station
  • Entrance fees of each monastery (3 EUR per person)
  • Professional tour guide (on request)
  • Meals and drinks
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Gratuities (optional)

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

The meeting point is the rail station of Kalampaka.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
Know before you go
• The monasteries of Meteora have an official and strict dress code to enter: men must wear long pants and women long skirts and cover their shoulders
• Skirts are provided at the entrance to every monastery free of charge, so don’t worry too much about having them with you
• All of the monasteries have a small entrance fee (€3 per person)
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