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The towering vertical cliffs of Meteora have provided a protected place to pursue spiritual contemplation for centuries. The first hermit monks lived up in caves, but eventually 24 Byzantine monasteries were built (six function today) atop the imposing rock. Part natural wonder, part manmade marvel, the dramatic site is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a popular attraction in Greece.

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Full-Day Meteora Tour from Athens by Train

Full-Day Meteora Tour from Athens by Train

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When visiting Athens, take a full-day detour to the UNESCO World Heritage site of Meteora. Ride a train through the Grecian countryside with included rail tickets and travel from the town of Kalambaka to the ancient clifftop monasteries in a luxury minibus with onboard Wi-Fi. View all six sky-high monastic retreats and visit three of them. You’ll discover hermit caves and enjoy lunch along the way.
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  • 14 hours
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4-Day Classical Greece Tour: Epidaurus, Mycenae, Olympia, Delphi, Meteora

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4-Day Classical Greece Tour: Epidaurus, Mycenae, Olympia, Delphi, Meteora

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Delve into Greece’s rich history on this 4-day tour from Athens. Discover the UNESCO-listed classical sites of Mycenae, Epidaurus, Olympia, and Delphi; and pay a visit to Meteora to explore its spectacular rocktop monasteries. Take a guided walking tour at each site to learn about its past, and visit other top sights, such as the Corinth Canal. Overnight accommodation in 4-star hotels, breakfasts, dinners, and coach transport are included. Including a trip to medieval Meteora, this unique ancient Greece tour is great for all history buffs.
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  • 4 days
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$574.75
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2-Day Trip to Delphi and Meteora from Athens

2-Day Trip to Delphi and Meteora from Athens

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Get an up-close look at Ancient Greece on this 2-day tour of Delphi and Meteora. Departing from Athens, follow a knowledgeable guide through the UNESCO-listed site at Delphi, discovering the Sanctuary of Apollo and the rest of the area's rich history. Then pass through the scenic towns of Amphissa, Lamia and Trikala before relaxing in 3- or 4-star accommodations in Kalambaka for the night. Top off your trip on Day Two with a visit to the famous monasteries of Meteora, once a safe haven for monks fleeing the fall of the Roman Empire.
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  • 2 days
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$226.59
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2-Day Delphi and Meteora Tour from Athens

2-Day Delphi and Meteora Tour from Athens

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Visit two of Greece’s UNESCO-listed attractions on this 2-day tour from Athens. Tour the classical ruins of the mountainside site of Delphi, once considered the center of the world, and then cross the Thessalian Plain to visit the medieval rock top monasteries of Meteora. Air-conditioned transport by bus, overnight accommodation in 3- or 4-star hotels, breakfast, dinner, entrance fees, and Athens’ hotel pickup and drop-off included.
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  • 2 days
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$216.90
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2-Day Meteora Tour by Train from Athens

2-Day Meteora Tour by Train from Athens

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Marvel at the rocktop monasteries of Meteora on a 2-day rail trip from Athens. Travel north by train to Kalambaka and after free time to explore and relax, stay overnight in a 3- or 4-star hotel. The next day, enjoy a guided morning tour of the UNESCO-listed medieval monasteries, built atop giant sandstone pillars. Your trip includes return rail tickets, overnight accommodation, the morning Meteora tour, and breakfast and dinner at your hotel.
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  • 2 days
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Athens Meteora Monasteries Day Trip by Rail

Athens Meteora Monasteries Day Trip by Rail

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Feast your eyes on the rock-built monasteries of Meteora on this full-day rail trip from Athens. Ride a train through inland Greece to Kalambaka, and on arrival, enjoy a panoramic drive to see all six UNESCO-listed retreats. Uncover their history, stop for photos, and choose to visit one or two of the monasteries atop their rock pinnacles. Includes rail fares, deluxe air-conditioned minivan transport around the sites, plus an upgrade option to first-class train travel.
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  • 14 hours
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Meteora All Day Tour From Athens

Meteora All Day Tour From Athens

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If you’re planning a day trip to Meteora from Athens, your time in Meteora will be limited. Other than fastidiously researching each monastery in advance, having a guide on hand is the most realistic way to guarantee you’ll actually get to see three of the famous monasteries during your half-day in the area. With this full-day excursion from Athens, rest assured that you’ll actually get to share in the wonder of Meteora - instead of risking whittling away all your time as you try to overcome poor planning and logistics.
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  • 12 hours
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$246.62
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Meteora Full Day Private Trip from Athens

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Meteora Full Day Private Trip from Athens

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Enjoy a private trip by luxury car or minivan to Meteora, the UNESCO world heritage listed monasteries. Meteora means "middle of the sky", and with their exalted heights and almost mystical inaccessibility, the Metéora monasteries seem to soar towards heaven and reflect the human striving for holiness. After the fascinating tour of the 3 most accessible monasteries, you can enjoy a delightful lunch with Greek traditional dishes and “Mezedes” in the picturesque Kastraki village. On your way back to Athens, stop at Thermopylae, where one of most epic battles of all times took place. 300 Spartans faced the Persian army and stopped them for 2 days. See the battlefield and the statue of King Leonidas. See all 6 Unesco world heritage listed monasteries Climb the extraordinary rock formations Visit up to 3 monasteries to get a glimpse of Hermits’ life Have a traditional Greek lunch in a picturesque village Marvel the battlefield of the legendary Thermopylae and King Leonidas statue.
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  • 12 to 14 hours
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$313.57
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4-Day Greece Highlights Tour: Epidaurus, Mycenae, Olympia, Delphi and Meteora

4-Day Greece Highlights Tour: Epidaurus, Mycenae, Olympia, Delphi and Meteora

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Experience the myths and glory of classical Greece on this unforgettable 4-day adventure from Athens. Visit five UNESCO World Heritage Sites including Ancient Olympia, Delphi, and the cliff-top monasteries of Meteora. Walk among temples to the Greek gods, admire excavated statues at archaeological museums, and soak up some of the most spectacular scenery in Greece. The tour includes all transportation, breakfast and dinner each day, entrance fees, and your choice of 3- or 4-star overnight accommodation.
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  • 4 days
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$654.33
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3-Day Meteora Tour by Train from Athens

3-Day Meteora Tour by Train from Athens

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Delve into the history and natural beauty of one of Greece's most awe-inspiring sites with this 3-day tour from Athens to Meteora. Ride the train from the capital to Kalambaka with included round-trip tickets, and explore the remarkable clifftop monasteries built by monks seeking refuge. The tour includes guided transport around the UNESCO World Heritage Site, breakfast and dinner each night, and your choice of 3- or 4-star overnight accommodation in Kalambaka.
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  • 3 days
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Two Days Rail Tour to Meteora from Athens

Two Days Rail Tour to Meteora from Athens

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Join our two days 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. This tour includes the train tickets; transfer from and to the train station, 1 night stay with breakfast in a 3 star hotel, 2 top rated tours and activities at Meteora!
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  • 2 days
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$191.14
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Visit Meteora & Thermopyles. Live the experience of mythic and urban Greece!

Visit Meteora & Thermopyles. Live the experience of mythic and urban Greece!

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Meteora is one of the most impressive and popular monuments in Greece. It is not only the Monasteries that are strikingly hanging on the rocks that you will see and admire. It is more the magic of nature and what it can create. It is the view of that landscape that gives you the feeling, the magic, the awe and the admiration. It is one of those landscapes that fills your soul and makes you feel beautiful, love beyond ordinary limits! Thermopylae is also certainly the most popular battle site in ancient Greece. The message that this battle has given to humanity has been unique, and you will surely feel it when you visit this place. We will talk a lot in this long journey, about myths and history and explain everything. It is not a simple journey, it is an experience, one that we always remember.
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  • 13 hours 30 minutes
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2 Days Private Tour: Delphi & Meteora

2 Days Private Tour: Delphi & Meteora

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Some of Greece’s most astonishing and historic landmarks are within driving distance of Athens. On this two-day tour you’ll visit two of these landmarks, the ancient religious site Delphi and the monumental rock formations of Meteora, without the stress of having to organise a rental car and navigating local roads. Along with these two renowned UNESCO World Heritage Sites, explore the battlefield of Thermopylae and the charming Greek towns Arachova and Kalabaka.
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  • 2 days
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$539.22
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Private Day Trip to Meteora-Thermopylae from Athens/Pireaus

Private Day Trip to Meteora-Thermopylae from Athens/Pireaus

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Contrary to popular wisdom, a day trip from Athens to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Meteora can be an enjoyable experience, particularly with a private driver on hand to take care of the most tiring and stressful part of the journey. Even if you can only spare a single day out of your Athens itinerary, this private day trip lets you experience the unique vistas of the Meteora monasteries.
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  • 12 to 14 hours
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Private 2-Days to Top Unesco Sites of Delphi & Meteora - Great Lunch included

Private 2-Days to Top Unesco Sites of Delphi & Meteora - Great Lunch included

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Experience the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Delphi and Meteora on an all-inclusive two-day private tour.  This is an opportunity to visit remote destinations in Greece at your own pace. Some meals and one night’s accommodation plus private transportation to comfortably you from point to point are included; entrance fees are at your expense.
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  • 2 days
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$760.26
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Full-Day Meteora Photography Tour from Athens

Full-Day Meteora Photography Tour from Athens

The UNESCO World Heritage Site of Meteora is known for its sky-high ancient monasteries and rock formations. Combine the experience of sightseeing with a photography lesson on this day tour from Athens. You won’t have to organize transport as train tickets and a private vehicle transfer in Meteora are included; the Athens train station is accessible by public transit. Enjoy the company of a professional photographer who will give you photography tips and take you to the area's best viewpoints.
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  • 1 day
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$241.13
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Private Day Trip from Athens to Meteora

Private Day Trip from Athens to Meteora

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Your day will begin with a pickup by your English-speaking driver from your hotel in Athens. After a quick introduction, you will board your private car and begin your fully customizable ride through the geological phenomenon of Meteora. Our drivers are not licensed to accompany you into the sights but are very knowledgeable of the places visited and will share all the necessary historical information and their local perspective. Please note that men are required to wear long pants and women long skirts to enter the monasteries. Once you arrive in Kalambaka you will be taken to the very top of the towering cliffs, to visit the monasteries that are perched high up on the steep rocks of Meteora. Varlaam Monastery, Holy Trinity, Monastery of Agios Nikolaos Anapafsas and Megalo Meteoro are all built in the 16th Century and offer stunning views. At the end of your exploration, your driver will drive you safely back to Athens.
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  • 14 hours
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$407.37
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Rail Tour from Athens to Meteora 3 Days - 2 Nights

Rail Tour from Athens to Meteora 3 Days - 2 Nights

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Join this 3-days/2 nights rail tour from Athens to Meteora to discover the beauty and the history of a unique geological phenomenon and the Byzantine Monasteries, listed as UNESCO World Heritage monuments. Travel from Athens to Meteora and back by train and enjoy captivating views of an out of this world landscape. Seize the chance to engage in memorable activities in a 3-days tour that will definitely be the highlight of your entire visit to Greece.
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  • 2 days
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$321.11
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METEORA - 2 Days by Train from Athens - including 2 Guided Meteora tours - Daily

METEORA - 2 Days by Train from Athens - including 2 Guided Meteora tours - Daily

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Join this comprehensive tour of the Meteora rock formations and spend two days taking in extraordinary views of central Greece in the clear morning light and as the sun sets. Visit all of this UNESCO World Heritage Site’s historic, precipitously-placed Eastern Orthodox monasteries; this small group tour gives you time to explore these stunning sites, so there’s no need to sign up for a large group tour and run the risk of missing out.
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  • 2 days
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$168.43
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Delfi and Meteora private tour

Delfi and Meteora private tour

The Delfi and Meteora two days tour is an experience that makes you feal like a local and you can get all the Greeck culture and history of Greece.The Meteora monasterys in the mountains are the magnificent spot for photos and we have the ability to visit all of theme. The driver guide will explained you all the historical Details for Delfi and Meteora. Get the experience to share our culture! (The price of the hotel we offer is for the overnight and for four person 2 double rooms very reasonable price for one overnight and includes breakfast)
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  • 2 days
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$263.07
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Full day Meteora private tour

Full day Meteora private tour

Starting from Athens an amazing drive though the Greek mainland will lead us to this, one of a kind rock formation called Meteora,which translates to "hanging from the air". To make it even more intresting Byzantine monks have built monasteries right on the top of those rocks some dating back to the 12th century and are now part of UNESCO's World Heritage program
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  • 12 hours
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$278.70
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Meteora Monasteries Fully Private Day Tour with Great Lunch Included from Athens

Meteora Monasteries Fully Private Day Tour with Great Lunch Included from Athens

We visit the famous Meteora monasteries from Athens. A great long trip and a long day but worth the visit! Meteora ("suspended in the air") was the hiding spot for the monks from the Romans. We explore two (or 3) amazing monasteries depending on your fitness and timing. We drive around the Meteora maze finding different spots to take photos and enjoy the amazing views. Then, you head for a great (included) lunch & drinks under the guidance of your tour leader. No fixed menu! Authentic Greek food, location, and people; away from the tourist traps. On the way back to Athens, we also stop to stretch at the battlefield of Thermopylae and the famous 300 of King Leonidas of Sparta. A totally private tour! No strangers in the same car, so totally flexible to your needs! It's a long long day starting from 7:30 am to be back at your hotel around 8:00 pm or even later. Any other way to visit Meteora, such as train or bus will simply mean a lot more traveling time and less amazing Meteora!
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  • 12 to 14 hours
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$442.10
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2 Day Private Tour in Delphi, Museum of Thebes & Monasteries of Meteora

2 Day Private Tour in Delphi, Museum of Thebes & Monasteries of Meteora

2-Day private tour in Delphi, Museum of Thebes (or visit at the Monastery of Osios Lucas), and Mycenae Palace and in the magnificent Meteora and take this unique opportunity to visit some of the most important monuments of mainland Greece. Visit Thebes, one of the oldest cities in Greece, and visit the archaeological museum of Thebes that is of great importance. Visit the famous ancient town of Mycenae, where the Mycenaean civilization thrived between 1650 and 1200 BC, see the excavation remains of the Mycenae Palace and the Mycenaean Tombs. Visit Meteora, the ageless monasteries standing between heaven and earth that combine both historical and religious treasures! Visit the Oracle of Delphi and the temple dedicated to Apollo, where it is said that Pythia delivered her oracles. You will also visit two picturesque traditional villages, Arahova and Kastraki with their traditional Greek taverns, where you can taste the famous traditional Greek food and other local products!
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  • 2 days
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$588.90
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Meteora Private Full Day Tour

Meteora Private Full Day Tour

Our tours and services are flexible and can be adapted to the customer’s needs. All our professional drivers have the required certifications and are fluent in English. Their experience will help you feel safe and at easy in one of our well maintained, comfortable vehicles. You will have the added benefit of visiting archaeological sites at different times from the large tour buses and groups of visitors, thus enabling you to experience the wonderful monuments and learn their history at a time of the day when they are not overcrowded. The cost of hiring our services is smaller than purchasing individual tickets from large tour and excursion companies.
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  • 13 to 14 hours
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$907.57
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Meteora hours of operation: Open daily; some monasteries have restricted schedules. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.