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The 2 Days package to Meteora by train is your chance to explore a unique natural phenomenon in central Greece. The rocky forest with the Byzantine Monasteries, built for protection at the top of the rocks, are listed as UNESCO World Heritage monuments.
The tour includes the train tickets, and 1 night stay with breakfast in the 3 stars hotel Kosta Famissi.
You can add to it the local tours organized by our partner, METEORA THRONES at special prices(the Sunset Tour, and either the Meteora morning tour or the Meteora Hiking Tour! or,
After checking in the hotel, you can explore Kalampaka. Don’t miss the 9th c church about 15 min. walk from the hotel.
Day 1: Travel by train to Kalampaka, and visit the Meteora rocks in the afternoon.
* Meet me at LARISA railway station at 06:50 and I shall help you find your seat.
* 07:20 – The train departs from Athens straight to Kalampaka.
* +/- 11:30 – Arrive in Kalambaka and check in the hotel KOSTA FAMISSI.
* 15:30 – Optional “sunset tour”of the Meteora.
* 20:00 – Return to Kalampaka. Rest of the day free.
Day 2: A day to explore Meteora before returning to Athens.
* 09:00 – Take the bus or our taxi and visit the highest monastery open on the day of your visit.
* 13:00 – After you finish your visits, hike down on the well-paved paths, or, take the bus to Kalampaka.
Explore the old town of Kalampaka, visit the Byzantine church of the Dormition of Mother Mary, find a restaurant, have lunch, and return to the hotel to take your luggage and walk to the railway station.
* 05.30pm – Board the train and depart for Athens. Arrival +/- 21.30.
Why book with us
Daily departures travelling on your own or in a small group.
Traveling by train is by far the most efficient and scenic way.
You will go to secret local spots that the vast majority of other travellers will never experience.
You will learn about the history of the place from a local tour leader.
To secure your booking, please, read the terms and conditions and deposit 40.00 € p.p.
TO MAKE AND SECURE A BOOKING You deposit 40.00 € to help us buy your train tickets.
You collect tickets and vouchers, any day before your departure for Kalambaka.
Do not miss
The Byzantine church Assumption of mother Mary
An important monument of Kalambaka is the byzantine church Assumption of the Virgin Mary, Basilica style. It is located at the base of the Meteora rocks in the old city of Kalambaka. For a very long time, it was the main church of Kalambaka.
This Byzantine church is one of the oldest monuments in the province. The unique feature of the church is the large and tall pulpit found in the middle of the church.
The Cave of Theopetra
The oldest in Greece, possibly in the world, is the Prehistorical Cave at Theopetra dates 23.000 years old. A stone wall at the entrance of the cave blocks 2/3 of the opening.
The cave is found about 5 Km from Kalambaka. It is one of the most interesting Archaeological sites worth seeing in all of the Thessalian plains. It is of worldwide interest due to the discovery of rich and unique findings for two of the most important changes in human prehistory: the replacement of Neaderdal from the contemporary human and the transition of the human hunter in the agricultural revolution.
In a small distance from the cave, you can find the Documentation and education center of Theopetra cave.
Prices: 87.00 € in single, 73.00 € p.p. in double room, 70.00 p.p. in triple room
Following the Covid-19 measures the train runs in 50% capacity
resulting in a surcharge of 25 € p.p. that must be added to all prices.
Includes B class return train ticket + hotel in a double room with breakfast.
Additional night in Double room with breakfast: 24.00 euro p.p. | in Single room: 35.00 euro
Upgrade your train ticket to A class: 12.00 euro p.p.,
– 4.00 hours morning tour of Meteora: 25.00 euro, per person,
– 3.30 hours Sunset tour of Meteora: 25.00 euro, per person,
– 4.30 hours hiking tour of Meteora: 25.00 euro, per person.
See our “meteora special” tour that includes SUNSET and another local tour for 115.00 €
Accommodation in 3-star hotel with breakfast
Visit all the monasteries
Taxes & service fees
Join the optional Meteora Sunset Tour
Choose one of the other 2 optional tours for the second day
Round trip train ticket from/to Athens
Hani K, Ottawa, Canada, 33 reviews
Re: Astoria Travel
I had a fantastic experience with Astoria Travel and Kosta. He is very efficient, he knows his stuff and he is one of the best at his job. He helped me plan a trip to Kalambaka and Delphi by train, private taxi, and Intercity bus. He arranged everything and all went very smoothly like clockwork.
He takes care of everything, so you don’t have to worry about anything, all you need to do is sit back, relax and enjoy a well-organized trip.
His prices are very reasonable and extremely competitive compare to other tours. I definitely recommend him
I was in Greece last week of March and the first week of April 2018
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