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During your stay in Thessaloniki, take a train journey to Meteora and explore their historic monasteries. With round-trip train tickets, you will relax on your way there to meet your guide. Then, take a tour of the beautiful monasteries, and enter two of them (own expense), as you learn the stories behind them.  Daily departures depart any day you want, 365 days a year. Traveling by train can is incredibly scenic. Trains are more energy-efficient per passenger mile than planes or cars, making them one of the most eco-friendly transportation. You will go to secret local spots that the vast majority of other travelers will never experience. Small size groups. You will learn about the culture and history of the place on a deeper level and from a local’s perspective.

Catch the 10:22am train to Kalambaka from the Thessaloniki Railway Station. Take in the beautiful countryside views on the relaxing 3-hour journey. Switch trains at Paleofarsalos Station to arrive in Kalambaka at about 1:30pm. You will meet your English-speaking driver at the station. Transportation in Kalambaka is provided in a VIP Mercedes Sprinter vehicle.

Begin your tour with visits to two of the monasteries in Meteora (own expense). Explore them with your guide as you learn about their history. You will spend around 45 minutes at each one. Then, discover the rest of Meteora and visit the outside of each of the other monasteries. Make sure to take pictures of the landscapes. Your guide will be on the vehicle with you to share the myths and legends of the area. Enjoy a take-away meal of gyro sandwiches.

At the end of the day, you will return to the train station and catch the 5:22pm train. Switch trains again in Paleofarsalos to arrive back in Thessaloniki at around 9:40pm.


    Location: Thessaloniki, Greece

    Duration: 13 hours

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      Operates: Daily

      Departure Point:
      Thessaloniki Railway Station

      Departure Time: 10:22am

      Return Details:
      Returns to original departure point

    • Inclusions:
      • Local guide
      • Lunch
      • Mineral water 
      • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle with Wi-Fi
      • Round-trip train tickets from Thessaloniki

    • Exclusions:
      • Gratuities (optional)
      • Entrance fees (3 euros per person at each monastery)

    • Other Information:
      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
      • To enter the monasteries, appropriate clothing is required; Ladies should not wear short skirts and must have long sleeves; Men are not allowed to wear shorts
      • A small amount of walking is involved, but there are stairs to climb in the monasteries

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