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  2. Central Macedonia
  3. Thessaloniki
  4. Meteora

From Thessaloniki: 2-Day Rail Tour to Meteora

Product ID: 87836
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Join this 2-day rail tour to Meteora to discover the beauty and the history of a unique geological phenomenon and the Byzantine monasteries, listed as UNESCO World Heritage monuments.
About this activity
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Duration: 2 days
Starting time 8:18 AM
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Live tour guide
English

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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the astonishing Meteora
  • Engage in memorable activities and admire breathtaking views
  • Join two top rated tours and activities
Full description
Day 1

Catch the train to Kalambaka from Thessaloniki railway station. Upon your arrival in Kalambaka, your 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. In the evening, you will join the Meteora sunset tour to admire breathtaking views of Meteora and to discover all the hidden gems of this place.

Day 2

Next morning, have the opportunity to choose the activity you prefer, the Meteora hiking tour or the half-day morning tour. Your guide will meet you in the lobby to explore Meteora together and to discover the natural beauty and the cultural heritage of this area. Enjoy a journey back in time and learn the stories of the first hermits and monks who laid the foundations of the monastic community of Meteora. Your driver will pick you up to transfer you to the train station. At 5:15 PM, the train departs and you will switch trains at Paleofarsalos, arriving back to Thessaloniki at 8:31 PM.
Includes
  • Stay at a three-star or four-star hotel with breakfast
  • Meteora sunset tour
  • Choose between the Meteora hiking tour or the Meteora half-day tour
  • Train tickets with return from Thessaloniki to Meteora
  • Pickup and drop-off from Kalampaka train station to your hotel and back
  • English-speaking tour guide on the tours
  • Free map and bottle of water provided on the tours
  • Free Wi-Fi on-board the tour bus
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Meals
  • Entrance fees to the monasteries, 3 EUR per person, per monastery

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meet your guide at Kalampaka train station. The guide will be holding a signboard with your name written on it. You will journey there on your own by train, the tickets will be sent to you in a separate email by the local partner.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
Not allowed
  • High-heeled shoes
  • Pets
  • Shorts
  • Short skirts
  • Drones
  • Sleeveless shirts
Know before you go
• Confirmation will be received at time of booking
• A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders must be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
• You will travel by train on your own (tickets included) and meet your guide at Kalambaka train station
• The train journey is not direct, you have to change once at Palaiofarsalos station
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Product ID: 87836