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1 Day Private tour to Monasteries of Meteora in Kalambaka from Athens

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    Stop At: Thermopylae Museum, Thermopylae Greece

    We will visit the "Thermopylae Museum", which is next to the monument of King Leonidas, in the historic Thermopylae, dedicated to the 480 BC battle that changed the course of Greek history, as 300 Spartans fought against Persian Empire. The Center presents history as an interactive narrative and discourse: In its three exhibition halls, multimedia applications offer visitors a virtual trip to the time and battlefields of the Persian Wars as described by the ancient historian Herodotus, while the very battle of Thermopylae comes alive at a digital 3D movie.

    Stop At: Meteora, Meteora, Trikala Region, Thessaly

    Our driver will pick you up at 08.00 am from your hotel or from Piraeus port. After you meet, you will start this incredible journey following the road towards Thermopylae.

    Afterwards we will visit Meteora, having our first stop at the Great Meteoro (or similar) which is the largest and the oldest of all. It was called the monastery that was "suspended in the air" (meteoro), due to the formation of the gigantic rock on top of which it was built.
    Our second visit is to the great monastery of St. Stephan. The Monastery of St. Stephan, (or similar) which is a small church built in the 16th century and decorated in 1545. This monastery rests on the plain rather than on a cliff. It was damaged by the Nazis during World War II who believed it was harboring insurgents and was abandoned. Then, nuns took it over and reconstructed it.
    Furthermore, you will admire a small treasure of Byzantine and Christian items, at the museum inside the monastery. This wonderful tour will be completed at the picturesque villages of Kalambaka, a small traditional town that is built at the foot of the majestic grey rocks of God, at the shadow of the great Meteora Monasteries, where you will have a traditional Greek lunch.


    Duration: 12 hours
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick you up from your hotel down town in Athens or Piraeus port.

    In case pick up from Athens airport extra charge will be applied

    Ports
    Athens attica
    Departure Time
    8:00 AM
    Duration
    12h
    Inclusions
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Private transportation
    • English speaking driver
    • Pick up & Drop off from your hotel in Athens
    • Bottled water
    • Licensed tour guide according to your selection
    • Entry/Admission - Thermopylae Museum
    Exclusions
    • Lunch
    • Entrance fees
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    Additional Info
    • 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
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Upon your booking please advise us the pick up place
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed August 6, 2019

    This was an amazing experience. The service was great. The driver was wonderful, was able to change the itinerary per our request. The company provided included local guide for us in Meteora. We had great lunch as per driver's recommendations, and we were very happy...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    1  Thank Natlovestravel
    Reviewed July 6, 2019 via mobile

    I've NEVER been to another country so when my sister said "I'm getting married in Greece" I said "I'm coming!" She booked the 8 hour tour to the Apostle Paul ruins, Caves of 12 Lakes,the monastery and with thee BEST tour guide EVER!!!! Nikos.tsortzas was...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
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    Fernando C
    September 2, 2019|
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    Response from Fernando C |
    We are staying at a AIRBNB in Athens you do the pick up as well.
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