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Meteora Day Trip by Train from Athens provided by Keytours - Greece

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
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Updated 06/30/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Meteora Day Trip by Train from Athens
The tour in Meteora will be a small group one and social distance will be kept during the journey by train to ensure a safe travel experience for you.
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Updated 06/30/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Experience the beauty of the countryside by going on this exciting day trip from Athens to Meteora. Travel by train, so you can admire the scenic views along the way, and benefit from the convenience of having a driver to meet you at Kalambaka. Enjoy a transfer directly to Meteora Monasteries, where you have ample time to explore the impressive historic sights at your own pace.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Athens
    Athens 104 44, Greece
    You need to go at the Athens Railway Station on your own at 07:00 having your printed train tickets with you. You can reach the Athens Railway Station by metro. You need to get off at the Larissis Metro Station.
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  • Pass by
    Kalabaka
  • 1
    Meteora
    Stop: 4 hours
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  • 2
    Kalabaka
    Stop: 60 minutes
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  • You'll end at
    Athens
    Athens 104 44, Greece
    You need to go at the Athens Railway Station on your own at 07:00 having your printed train tickets with you. You can reach the Athens Railway Station by metro. You need to get off at the Larissis Metro Station.
    See address & details
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Highlights
  • Get to Meteora with ease—round-trip train tickets and transfers included
  • See monasteries dating back to the 14th-century in UNESCO-listed Meteora
  • Enjoy free time to explore Kalambaka before returning home
  • Find your driver with ease—he/she holds a signboard with your name on it
Important Information
Departure Point
Athens 104 44, Greece
Duration
14h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Round-trip shared transfers in Kalambaka
  • Round-trip rail tickets based on your choice
  • Expert English speaking escort
  • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle with WiFi
  • Panoramic views of the six active monasteries
  • Visit three Monasteries and the hermit caves of Badovas
  • Free Map and bottle of water
  • Local taxes
Exclusions
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off service in Athens
  • Food and drinks
  • Entrance fees of the Monasteries
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infants (ages 3 and under) are free
  • To enter the monasteries, appropriate clothing is required. Women should not wear short skirts and must have long sleeves. Men are not allowed to wear shorts.
  • You will receive an e-mail with the train e-tickets a few days before the activity
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Ivan B wrote a review Aug 2020
Bratislava, Slovakia18 contributions1 helpful vote
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Even though this trip includes long train ride, dont let that discourage you. Train ride was very comfortable (economy) and it wasnt that bad. There is a refreshment cart, toilets and now during covid crisis it was practically empty. It was easy to find our minivan with our
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Response from mariannapap4, Marketing Department at Meteora Day Trip by Train from Athens
Responded Aug 18, 2020
Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your feedback. We feel more than happy you enjoyed your visit to Meteora with us. Indeed, Maria is an excellent guide, very professional, and knowledgeable. Hope to see you soon in one of our future tours. Best Regards, Marianna Papakosta
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Alex C wrote a review Mar 2020
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The good: I would still recommend this tour to anyone as it is amazing. The guide was great and knowledgeable, the views were spectacular, and the monasteries were really cool. The bad: getting nicked and dimed at every monastery. Just include these tickets and food in the price
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from mariannapap4, Marketing Department at Meteora Day Trip by Train from Athens
Responded Mar 16, 2020
Dear Guest, Thank you for your time to send us your review of the Meteora Day Trip by Train from Athens. We will take your comments into consideration as we always try to improve our products. Hope to see you soon in one of our future experiences. Best Regards, Marianna Papakosta
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suvankar b wrote a review Feb 2020
2 contributions2 helpful votes
Great experience in Meteora. Only problem is that the train from Athens to Meteora is not very reliable as it was late by an hour on both the trips.You lose some time for the actual guided tour because of this.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from mariannapap4, Marketing Department at Meteora Day Trip by Train from Athens
Responded Feb 24, 2020
Dear Guest, Thank you for your time to send us your comments about Meteora Day Trip by train. We apologize for any inconvenience the delay of the train departure caused. We remain at your disposal, and we hope to see you soon in one of our future experiences. Best Regards, Marianna Papakosta
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Brayan M wrote a review Feb 2020
Rahway, New Jersey6 contributions2 helpful votes
I arrived to Greece the night before my tour and I hesitated to go, but decided to go and I am so glad I went because there was so much history and the views were incredible. The bus ride is quite long so make sure you take something to entertain yourself. Maria was such an
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from mariannapap4, Marketing Department at Meteora Day Trip by Train from Athens
Responded Feb 13, 2020
Dear Guest, Thank you for your review of our Meteora Day Trip by Train from Athens. We feel more than happy our tour met your expectations and made every moment to be worth it. Hope to see you soon in one of our future experiences. Kindest Regards, Marianna Papakosta
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Rebecca K wrote a review Jan 2020
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Highly recommend this day trip. Incredible views. Interesting information and fun train ride. Really fun for families.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Responded Feb 13, 2020
Dear Guest, Thank you for your review and your nice comments regarding our Meteora Day Trip by Train from Athens. We feel happy we met your expectations and you enjoyed your tour with us. Hope to see you soon in one of our future experiences. Best Regards, Marianna Papakosta
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By: Keytours - Greece
Lulupsu
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Friendly and knowledgeable
The weather was against us but the guide was sunny and kept up our spirits. The site is so engaging and significant
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denisLavoie
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Tour of Athens
I had the chance to do a complete tour of Athens in February. Great timing, the weather was perfect and it wasn't c
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ThomasBarryHopkins
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Great tour.well priced and informative.
This is a good value for money tour. As a tour guide myself,I was travelling solo for a week so I was looking for t
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egonronnay
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Excellent tour guide
Skipping the line was pricey because you have to purchase your entrance separately. But the whole experience was in
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Reviews12345
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Don't bother - google it instead
It was €15 each which wouldn't be overpriced if there was more information about the palace, otherwise it's just a
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28monikaz
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Very informative tour
Well organised tour, great day out from Athens. Guide Mariane was very knowledgeable and passionate about the Greek
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U3927XPalexandrak
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Fantastic tour
Wonderful, well organised day tour. It was perfectly punctual, and our guide Demitrios, was a fountain of interesti
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Goldprince
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Excellent Company
Excellent communication. Great customer service. Very helpful. Good value. Easy to use tickets. Pickup is convenien
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Curious257037
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A must see for Crete
A mystical place at Crete. Worth it for sure but a little bit expensive. It's perfect to visit during Corona. No Pe
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shaikhsaba
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2-Day trip from Athens
Very well organised tour - the hotel, the stops and the bus were perfect. Anastasia, our guide, was extremely knowl
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markpain
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No Point
No need. No queues and anyone under 25 from the EU goes free anyway so no need to use this service. Acropolis still
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andresnh
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Nice 2-day trip near Athens
The long trip in bus is worth to take. Well selected stops and very good guide who took his time to explain history
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PrincessPierrot
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No refunds even due to Covid
I wasn't able to go to Europe on our trip, due to Covid. Trip Advisor wouldn't give a refund of any sort. For sure
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kamilakatarzyna_2020
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Nothing special
Price too high for a single ticket 15 euro. Just a lot of concrete. Nothing worth a breathing taking
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972terjes
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unnessecary
Though I just had to go straight up, but had to go down town first to get the ticket.. So I ended up paying double
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  • Duration: 14h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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