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Explore the best of Meteora!
Join our Two Days Tour to Meteora by train to discover the beauty and the history of a unique geological phenomenon and the Byzantine Monasteries, listed as UNESCO World Heritage monuments.
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Two Days Rail Tour to Meteora from Thessaloniki
Departure: from Athens
Why to book the Two Days Rail Tour to Meteora from Thessaloniki
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Just a few of the beautiful sights you’ll see during your tour
Standard rooms in good quality and comfortable three-star hotels. Accommodation options in this category are top boutique hotels or guesthouses, typically with a restaurant or bar on-site. Rooms with private facilities and breakfast included.
Standard rooms in four-star hotels or in Superior rooms in premium three-star boutique hotels. Accommodation options in this category are premium hotels, with a restaurant and bar on-site. Rooms with private facilities and breakfast included.
Sometimes you want to go somewhere that’s a little tricky to get to on your own. Maybe there isn’t good public transport, or maybe renting a car doesn’t appeal to you. Sometimes having to drive can really take away from the sights you want to see. It’s worth booking a tour package when having someone else handle the transportation arrangements so you can sit back and truly enjoy the experience. This tour includes the train tickets; transfer from and to the train station, 1 night stay with breakfast in a 3 or 4-star hotel, 2 top-rated tours, and activities at Meteora!
By booking a train tour through Visit Meteora you are free to travel at your own pace with no tour leaders or set schedules. This tour includes 2 different price options to choose from, the economy class which includes a 3-star hotel and the executive package with a 4-star hotel. In both options, the train tickets 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! For more details on this tour, check the above section and read about the tour itinerary, see photos and videos or read the FAQ!
The train tickets 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.
IMPORTANT: The trains are not direct. You will switch trains at Paleofarsalos station on both trips.
- 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.
Departure and return point
Frequently Asked Questions About This Tour
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.
We use only the best 3 and 4-star hotels in the area for your accommodation. All hotel we cooperate with have beautiful rooms and offer exceptional service.
Yes, all hotel overnights include breakfast.
We will send you the train tickets via email approximately one month before your trip date.
There is an off-chance that a train inspector might give you a hard time if you present them with an electronic version of your tickets. This is why we recommend you to print them.
Please be at the station at least 30 minutes before the departure in order to have plenty of time to find your coach and seats. The stewards there will assist you.
Yes, there is a cafeteria-coach inside every train, where you can buy snacks and refreshments.
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.