1-day rail trip from Athens to Meteora

1-day rail trip from Athens to Meteora

Catch the 07.55 AM train from Athens to Kalabaka and enjoy the ride into the amazing greek countryside. At the time of your arrival a luxurious mini-bus will be there ready to drive you to the fabulous world of Meteora a unique worldwide geological formation part of UNESCO's World Herritage list. Our expertized tour leader will give you all the necessary information about the medieval monasteries and will stop at the most impozing panoramic views for taking photos.

~Full day rail trip from Athens

~See all six remaining monasteries

~Visit three of them

~Luxurious air conditioned Mercedes mini-bus for your transportation to Meteora

~Free Wifi

~Round-trip rail tickets inlcluded to the price

~All taxes and fares except the monastery entrance fees(no credit card

accepted for paying the entrance fee to the monasteries)

Small groups for a more personalized experience

~If you are in Athens this is propably the ideal way to explore one of the most

impressive monuments worldwide.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Meteora, Meteora, Trikala Region, Thessaly

Discover the beauty and history of Meteora on a day trip from Athens. Take in stunning views of the Greek countryside on the comfortable train ride to the town of Kalambaka. Travel with a guide on a van or a bus and stop to capture pictures at six historic monasteries. 
Start from Larissis station, the main railway station in Athens where you will catch the train to Kalambaka. Throughout your train journey, indulge in the unique scenic routes that the Greek countryside provides.

Upon arrival, meet your guide who will be holding a signboard with your name on it. Walk with your guide to the Meteora Monasteries where you can admire the amazing Christian architecture. Discover the over 700 years of history and influence of the monasteries.
After the tour ends, you will be transferred to Kalabaka's city center where you will have about an hour to spend under the shadow of giant rocks either having lunch or a coffee. You will get all the needed information on how to get to the train St.

Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Kalambaka, Kalambaka, Trikala Region, Thessaly

As soon as you arrive in Kalambaka, we will make a 20-minutes stop for refreshments.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Meteora, Meteora, Trikala Region, Thessaly

See all the six monasteries from the outside and visit three of them depending on the arrival day:
- Great Meteoron monastery: is the oldest and the biggest one.
- Varlaam monastery: the second biggest monastery
- Saint Stephens monastery: the most accessible monastery
- Holy Trinity: the most difficult accessible monastery (known as a James Bond movie was filmed there)
- Roussanou Monastery: an easy accessible monastery
- Saint Nicholas monastery: important iconography and the first one we meet on our way to Meteora

Duration: 4 hours

Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Stroller accessible"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Infant seats available"
"You will receive an e-mail with the train e-tickets a few days before the tour."
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"COVID-19 vaccination required for guides"

Horário de Início: 7:30 AM
Duração: 14 Hours
Ponto de partida: Stathmos Larisis, Athina 104 39, Greece

Cancelamentos e reembolsos: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


  • Bottled water
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • WiFi on board
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Round-trip ticket from Athens-Kalambaka
  • Luxury mini-bus transportation
  • Local English-speaking tour leader
  • See all six the remainig monasteries and visit 3 of them and wander at their interior

Não Incluído

  • Monasteries entrance fees which are 3€
  • Guided tour inside the monasteries
  • Option for another tour language (to be arranged at an extra cost)
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Lunch or snacks
  • Credit cards are not accepted for paying the monasteries entrance fees
  • Travel insurance


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