Travel from Athens to Meteora and back by train and enjoy captivating views in an out of this world landscape. Seize the chance to engage in memorable activities in a 4 days tour that will definitely be the highlight of your entire visit to Greece. By booking this tour you will join the Sunset tour and you will also get to choose between the Half-day morning tour or the Meteora Hiking tour. You may additionally include if you wish an extra tour option (addon) in this package: Hiking and scramble tour of Great Saint or Meteora Caves hiking tour in order to enhance even further your overall Meteora experience.
The train tickets Athens to Meteora and back, are all issued on 2nd class seats as standard. If you wish to upgrade them to 1st class seats you may choose to add to your basket the 1st class seats upgrade add-on that will pop-up on your screen before you complete the booking!
100% refund if you cancel your reservation up to 48 hours prior to the start time of the tour
Unused features are non-refundable. No shows forfeit entire payment.
Day 1, Athens to Meteora and Sunset Tour
Trains are the most spacious and comfortable way of travel in Greece. Catch the morning train to Kalambaka at 07:20 am from Athens 'Larissis' Railway Station and enjoy a trip that will give you the chance to admire the beauty of the Greek countryside. Upon your arrival in Kalambaka, at around 11:30 am, our English speaking driver will be waiting for you at the train station holding a signboard with your name on it to transfer you to your hotel. Late in the afternoon, our VIP minibus will pick you up from the hotel to join 'Meteora Sunset Tour' to admire breathtaking views of Meteora and to discover the hidden gems of this place.
Day 2, Tours at Meteora
For the next morning we offer you the chance to choose the activity you wish: the 'Half-Day morning Tour of Meteora' to see the main attractions, the monasteries of Meteora with a VIP minibus or the "Hiking Tour of Meteora" to walk among the rock giants. Experience amazing sceneries and visit monuments of the Byzantine period, the monasteries of Meteora and learn their history. After this morning tour, at around 13:00 pm, the bus will drop you back to your hotel. The evening is free for you to explore the area on your own.
Day 3, Free day
You will have the entire day free for yourselves. You can either do some self-exploring or join some of the tours we offer as add-ons.
Day 4, Meteora to Athens
The morning is free. In the evening a taxi transfer from your hotel at 16:45 to the local train station at Kalampaka will be arranged for you. At 17:15 pm the train departs from Kalampaka and arrives at 21:25 pm to Athens.
No. On our train tours, you will board the train from Athens or Thessaloniki on your own, using the tickets we will send you via email. Our guide will meet you at Kalabaka train station after your train arrives at Meteora. He will be holding a signboard with your name written on it in the parking lot of Kalabaka train station.
Yes, first class seats are more comfortable and quieter. They are almost always arranged in a 6-seat-rooms, offering a higher amount of privacy and the first class coach is located next to the cafeteria, offering fast access there.
We did both a private tour and a sunset group tour, in addition Travel Meteora arranged the train tickets from Athens and the pick up from and back to the train station. The tours were informative, professional, the monasteries are impressive, the culture and tradition are rich, the views are magnificent and the landscape is spectacular.
Wow! Book this trip with this company-you will not be disappointed!! We took the Half-Day Tour and the Sunset Tour. As advertised, they covered different monasteries. The driver knew exactly where to stop for the best pictures and navigated the winding roads beautifully. The guides were engaging and thorough in their knowledge. We were appreciative of the complimentary cold water, the air conditioned small bus, and curb side pickup at the hotel. We have several friends traveling to Greece soon and we recommended this company to them.
Jayne and Barbara
Our trip to Meteora was organised by VisitMeteora company. They were exemplary. All pickups were punctual, vehicles were safe and immaculate, drivers careful and courteous and the guide Vasilis was thoughtful, and provided relevant information in an interesting manner. In addition, on arrival in Meteora we had an emergency situation and the office staff and manager couldn't have been more helpful.
We have traveled extensively and we believe this company is everything and more that a traveler could want.
Highlight of our trip
We had a wonderful time on the tours with Visit Meteora. The hotel and restaurant selections were fantastic (we had the 3 day package). The tour guides were knowledgeable and personable. We also did the hiking tour and the cave tour, both of which were what I would consider intermediate difficulty, so be prepared for some rugged terrain! It was exactly what we were looking for! We would HIGHLY recommend Visit Meteora !
A very comprehensive trip!
Took the tour as a last minute thing with my son. Having everything from the train tickets to the hotel to the food and the tours set for us, made this a truly memorable experience.
We spent a month in Greece, and those three day and two nights in Meteora was the highlight.
Written August 12, 2019