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Thessaloniki: 2-Day Scenic Rail Trip to Meteora with Hotel

Activity provider:Meteora Trip
Multi-day trip

Thessaloniki: 2-Day Scenic Rail Trip to Meteora with Hotel

Activity provider:Meteora Trip
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Join this overnight adventure from Thessaloniki to admire Meteora’s spectacular landscape, view the magnificent monasteries and learn all about the place’s history and myths directly from a local.

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Duration 2 days
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Live tour guide
Small group
Limited to 14 participants


  • 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 directly from a local
  • Enjoy an overnight stay in one of Meteora's finest hotels
  • Discover hidden gems of the region such as the hermitages of Bandovas
Full description

To begin your journey you will need to first redeem your e-ticket for the 8:56 AM departure from Thessaloniki railway station to Kalambaka. Embark on a scenic train ride through the Greek countryside and admire the beautiful landscapes. At 12:03 PM 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 6:00 PM the minibus will transfer you back to Kalambaka train station for your trip back to Thessaloniki. The train departs at 6:22 PM and arrives in Thessaloniki later in the evening.

  • Roundtrip train tickets from Thessaloniki to Meteora
  • Accommodation at a 3 or 4-star hotel (depending upon availability) with breakfast
  • Pick up / Drop off from Kalambaka train station / your hotel
  • English speaking local tour guide
  • The Amazing Meteora Sunset Tour (1st day)
  • One tour or activity of your choice (2nd day)
  • Small groups on Limo minibus
  • Transfer to/from the Thessaloniki railway station
  • Entrance fees of each monastery (3€ per person)
  • Guided tour inside the monasteries (upon request)
  • Meals and drinks

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Meeting point

Take the train from Thessaloniki train station to Kalambaka train station. Your guide will meet you at Kalampbaka train station when you arrive.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat

Customer reviews

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5 /5

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May 17, 2023

Amazing experience and the nicest guides

November 22, 2022


Nothing to say about the organisation and visit, but the return by train was too late: I had to wait 3 hours before leaving Kalambaka. The Greek train should really change its timetable, and provide a train that leave at around 4pm.

July 13, 2022

Product ID: 227278