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Two days Meteora tour from Athens

Availability: Mon, Wed, Thu, Sat
Duration: 2 days
Language: English
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Do this because
  • See for yourself the archaelogical site of Delphi and the Temple of Apollo
  • Enjoy overnight 3- or 4-star hotel accommodation with dinner and breakfast included
  • Admire two of the Meteora Byzantine Monasteries
  • Marvel at the monument of King Leonidas of Sparta
What to expect

Don't miss the chance to see the amazing cliff-top monasteries of Meteora! This two-day tour takes you across the scenic Plain of Thessaly to Kalambaka and one of the most important groups of Greek Orthodox monasteries in Greece.

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1st day:

You will depart through Thebes, Levadia and Arachova for Delphi. At about noon you'll arrive in this beautiful city, famous for its theater, Temple of Apollo and ancient ruins. Delphi was considered the centre of the earth and the universe, and played a central role in the classical Greek world. Pass by Castalia Spring and visit the Temple of Apollo, famous for its oracle, as well as the Museum of Delphi(optional), with it’s spectacular finds, including the unique bronze Charioteer, the Naxian Sphinx and the Statue of Antinoos.

After the lunch, your group departs through Central Greece to Kalambaka, a small town built at the foot of the majestic grey rocks, and crowded by the Meteora Monasteries. You will stay overnight in Kalambaka and leave in the morning.

2nd day:

You'll spend this day exploring Meteora, one of the most beautiful area of mainland Greece, and its monasteries, which are considered one of the country's most unique attractions. Get a guided tour of the cliff-top monasteries to visit two different Byzantine monasteries built on top of rock towers and providing fantastic views over the plain. The monasteries are perched on top of towers of sandstone, which for centuries provided totally inaccessible retreats for the monks.

You'll return to Athens passing by the heroic monument of Leonidas king of Sparta in Thermopylae with a short photo-stop there. You'll arrive in the late afternoon, hopefully, with a new appreciation for beautiful Greece!

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What's included
  • Entrance fees
  • Comfortable coach transportation
  • Services of a professional licensed guide
  • Breakfast and dinner
  • 3- or 4-star hotel accommodation (H/B)
What's not included
  • Accommodation tax (to be paid on the spot)
  • Entrance fee for Delphi museum (optional)
  • Drinks and beverages
  • Lunch
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  • Children ages 4-12: reduced price in a double room with an adult
  • Children 0-3 years old: free
Meeting point:

The lobby of your hotel in Athens.

What to remember
  • The tour visits Great Meteoro Monastery and St. Stefanos, except for Tuesday, when Great Meteoro is replaced by Varlaam monastery. The hotel accommodation is provided on an half board basis, which means that breakfast and dinner are included
  • You can choose to stay in a single room or a double room
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  • Regular departures on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
  • Please, check the availability on the calendar
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Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 1 week before the activity begins. If you cancel up to 3 days before, you can still receive a 50 % refund.

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