2 Day Excursion to the Meteora – Leaving from Athens

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2 Day Excursion to the Meteora – Leaving from Athens

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Essential information *

Duration
2 days

Languages

en
fr
it

Starting time
8:00 AM

* All details will be sent to you upon reservation.

Description

Take advantage of these 2 days to discover the Meteora and its impressive UNESCO World Heritage landscapes.

1st day: From Athens, you will leave to Thebes, make a quick stop in Livadeia and arrive in Delphi around noon.

You will stop by the Castalian Spring and see the Delphi archaeological site, which was considered the centre of the world in ancient times. You can discover the Temple of Apollo, which is famous for its oracle and museum (optional visit – not included).

You will take a short break in Lamia and cross the Thessalian plain to Kalambaka, the city located at the foot of the Meteora, where you will spend the night.

2nd day: In the morning, you will leave to the Meteora to visit two Byzantine monasteries built upon the rocky pinnacles. There, you can enjoy breathtaking views of the site and the plains below.

On the way back, you will make a stop to see the monument for King Leonidas of Sparta in Thermopylae, before arriving in Athens in the late afternoon.

Departure place

Options

The touryis available in the following languages:
English: every departure
French: Wednesday (not available in 2019)
Italian: Thursday between June and September only (not available in 2019)

Good to know

  • Availability: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday (excluding exceptional dates)
  • Departure point: your hotel or central Athens
     
  • To enter monasteries, your arms and legs must be covered (shorts and miniskirts are not accepted)
  • The accommodation included in the displayed price is a shared double twin room, an extra fee will be incurred for single rooms
  • The departure time depends on your hotel pick-up time, which will be provided to you upon booking

Price includes

  • Hotel pick-up/drop-off
  • Tickets to sites listed in the programme
  • Commentary by a specialised tour guide
  • Hotel accommodation based on your preferences, in 1st or 2nd class
  • Breakfast and dinner during the trip
  • Transport in a luxury bus
  • All taxes

Price doesn’t include

  • Entry to the Delphi Museum
  • Lunches
  • Drinks
  • Tips (optional)
  • All other extras

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