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Three days Meteora trip from Athens by train

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Take the train to Kalambaka in the morning from the Athens Railway Station and enjoy a trip that will give you the chance to admire the beauty of the countryside. Our English speaking driver will be waiting you holding a signboard with your name on it and will transfer you to your hotel in Kalambaka.
 
In the afternoon, meet our guide in order to visit unique places and sites around Meteora. You will see places outside the beaten path that only locals know and you will enjoy amazing views while you learn the true history and traditions of this astonishing place. You will also have the chance to visit the 1,000 years old Badovas hermitages build inside caves and the old Byzantine church dedicated to Assumption of Virgin Mary in Kalampaka. And then, filled from the beauty, the history and the culture of this place the tour will take you to enjoy unique panoramic views and capture one of the most amazing sunsets you could ever imagine.
 
Next morning, our guide will meet you in the hotel lobby to visit two main monasteries of Meteora and discover the natural beauty and the cultural heritage of this area. This half day morning tour will take you back in the dark ages and the story of the first hermits and monks who laid the foundations of what later on became the monastic community of Meteora.
 
On Day 3 you wil have all morning at your disposal. If you are looking for a lifetime experience, book a Sunrise Hot Air Balloon Tour over Meteora. You will see the Meteora rocks, in a wicker basket thousands of feet up in the air, looking down at the breathtaking Monasteries. In the afternoon, our driver will transfer you back to the Kalambaka Rail Station. At 17:22 p.m. the train departs from Kalambaka, and arrives at 22:15 back to Athens.

Highlights

  • Admire the world famous Meteora
  • Visit the monasteries of Meteora
  • Enjoy a unique rail trip
  • Optional Hot air balloon tour
  • Excellent value
  • Ideal choice for families

Inclusions:

  • Overnight accommodation in 3* or 4* hotel (based on your choice)
  • Breakfast & Dinner in the hotel
  • Local guide on both half day tours
  • Hotel pickup and drop off on both half day tours
  • Roundtrip rail tickets

Exclusions:

  • Entrance fees of the Monasteries
  • Lunch
  • Drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in Athens

Additional Info:

To enter the monasteries, appropriate clothing is required. Ladies should not wear short skirts and must have long sleeves. Men are not allowed to wear shorts. All the mentioned prices are per person for two or more participants. In case of one traveller the single supplement option has to be chosen. The train for Kalambaka departs from the Athens rail station at 46 Deligianni street. You need to go at the rail station on your own at 08:00 having your printed train tickets with you. Few days before the activity, you will receive an e-mail with the e-tickets.

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