2 Day Excursion to the Meteora – Leaving from Athens

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Highlights

  • Night in Kalambaka, at the foot of the Meteora

  • See Delphi, a major Ancient Greek site

  • The Meteora site and its impressive surrounding scenery

Essential info*

  • Digital voucher accepted

Duration 2 days

Languages
  • English
  • French
  • Italian

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.

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
Cancellation Terms & Conditions

No charges will be levied for cancellations made more than 15 days before the date of the activity (excluding special dates). After this, the following charges will be levied:
Between 15 and 7 days prior: 50% of the price
After this time and in case of a no-show: 100% of the price
Any reservation made for special dates cannot be cancelled, modified or refunded.

Cancellation policy terms and conditions

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

Not included

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

Customer reviews

5 reviews
  • Les cars sont propres et confortables ,le timing est respecté Nous devons acceptés de manger dans des restaurants faits pour les groupes ou la nourriture bien que chère reste de piètre qualite Hotel correcte Excursion d'un bon rapport qualité / prix Enfin il faut accepter les règles de ces voyages en groupe Les guides peuvent parfois manquer d'humour
    François P.
    May 12, 2018
  • parfait
    GRAZYNA P.
    Feb 28, 2018
  • 2 jours fabuleux! Les météores, à ne pas manquer.waou!!notre guide Catarina , a été plaisante, drôle et les informations en français étaie parfaite. Merci encore !3filles agréablement surprises de ce tour!🌺🌺😏
    Nicole G.
    Sep 9, 2017

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