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$230.72 Tours & Sightseeing

Full-Day Meteora Photography Tour from Athens

Your train ride from Athens to Meteora departs at 8:22am from the Athens train station. The Athens train station is accessible by Athens metro. You will disembark from Athens and venture to Kalampaka, a town near Meteora. Upon arriving (at approx 1:18pm) you will be greeted by your photographer and will start photographing the traditional village of Kastraki which lies on the footpath of the Meteora rocks.The day will take you on an unprecedented tour around the UNESCO Heritage site of Meteora, photographing its multitude of unique visual highlights. In your private vehicle and with some light walking, you and your photographer guide will spend about 3 hours visiting some ancient monasteries which sit atop these rock formations, and exploring the beautiful landscape. You will also have 1 hour of free time during your visit, to wander around the city of Kalampaka or enjoy a nice meal (not included). Learn how to photograph at different times of the day, and as you progress toward sunset you will be presented with a magical view only found in Meteora. The day ends with an evening train ride back to Athens (approx. 5:32pm). You will arrive back to Athens around 10:12pm.

$637.67 Day Trips & Excursions

Full Day Tour to Meteora from Halkidiki

We will pick you up from your hotel in Halkidiki at 07.30, and will we follow the road towards Meteora, that will take approximately 3,5-4 hours until we get there. If you like we can make a short stop at the town of Trikala, for a coffee break next to Litheos River, and afterwards we start visits the monasteries of Meteora. This wonderful tour will be completed at the picturesque villages of Kalambaka or Kastraki, where you can have optional a traditional Greek lunch! Afterwards, we will return at Halkidiki. The duration of this tours is about 10-12 hours as Meteora is approximately 350 kilometers away from Halkidiki.(depending the village)

$579.70 Day Trips & Excursions

Full Day Tour to Meteora from Thessaloniki

We will pick you up from your hotel in Thessaloniki at 08.30, and will we follow the road towards Meteora, that will take approximately 3-3,5 hours until we get there. If you like we can make a short stop at the town of Trikala, for a coffee break next to Litheos River, and afterwards we start visits the monasteries of Meteora. This wonderful tour will be completed at the picturesque villages of Kalambaka or Kastraki, where you can have optional a traditional Greek lunch! Afterwards, we will return at Halkidiki. The duration of this tours is about 8-10 hours as Meteora is approximately 260 kilometers away from Thessaloniki.(depending the Hotel)

$64.80 Day Trips & Excursions

Full-Day Trip to Meteora from Thessaloniki

PLACES WE VISIT Two out of six Holy Monasteries of Meteora Kastraki (stop for rest and lunch in front of the magnificent view of Meteora) EXCURSION DURATION 11 hours DESCRIPTION OF THE EXCURSION Depart Thessaloniki in the morning and journey to the amazing monasteries' complex of Meteora to visit 2 of the 6 holy monasteries, depending on their operating schedule.Built on immense natural pillars and rounded boulders that dominate the area, the monasteries date back to the 14th century, following settlement by monks as far back as the 11th century. Get access to holy sites such as the women's Monastery of Agios Stefanos with its impressive wood-carved iconostasis, or visit the Monastery of the Holy Trinity, perched on the top of a rocky precipice over 400 meters high.Alternatively, discover the tower of the old preserved net at the Monastery of Varlaam, or explore the largest of the monasteries at the Monastery of Great Meteoron, consecrated in honor of the Transfiguration of Christ. Get panoramic views of these incredible structures and the stunning landscape. Enjoy a traditional Greek lunch in Kastraki, near the city of Kalampaka, before heading back to Thessaloniki.