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

From Thessaloniki: 1-Day Rail Tour to Meteora

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Experience the highlights of region on a full-day trip from Thessaloniki that offers an extraordinary taste of breathtaking Meteora. This full-day excursion, features a tour of Meteora, transfer by train and limo mini bus.
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Duration: 1 day
Starting time 8:15 AM
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  • See the beauty of the countryside on the train
  • Explore one of the world’s most popular UNESCO sites
  • See all six monasteries and learn about their history through an knowledgable local
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Take the train by yourself from Thessaloniki railway station at 8:18 AM (change train at Paleofarsalos train station). Then embark on a scenic train ride through the beautiful Greek countryside to Kalambaka city. At 11:30 AM arrive at Kalambaka train station, where your guide will be waiting for you holding a signboard with your name. Then climb into a comfortable limousine VIP minibus, which will take you a tour around the location of Meteora.

This tour will give you the chance to see all six monasteries, to visit inside one or two of them and learn about the history, the myths and the secrets of Meteora that are only known by the locals. At 3:45 PM the bus will transfer you back to Kalambaka railway station for your trip back to Thessaloniki. The train departs on 5:15 PM (change train at Paleofarsalos train station) and arrives in Thessaloniki at 9:40 PM.

  • Roundtrip train tickets from Thessaloniki to Meteora
  • Pickup and Drop-off from Kalambaka train station
  • English speaking local tour guide
  • See all 6 monasteries and enter inside 1 or 2 of them
  • About 3.5 hours panoramic Meteora tour
  • Small sized groups on Limo VIP minibus
  • Free Wi-Fi on the bus
  • Free Map-Poster of Meteora
  • Snack and bottle of water
  • All taxes
What’s Not Included
  • Transfer to the Thessaloniki railway station
  • Entrance fees of each monastery (€3 per person)
  • Professional tour guide (on request)
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Gratuities (optional)

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Meeting point

The meeting point is the rail station of Kalampaka. Καλαμπάκα 422 00, Ελλάδα

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Camera
Know before you go
The monasteries of Meteora have official and strict dress code, to enter inside, it might be wise to bring some suitable clothing. Men must wear long pants and women long skirts and cover their shoulders. Sleeveless shirts are not allowed.
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