Youth Tour from Athens to Meteora by train

Are you young, student or travel on budget? We've got you covered!

Tour Details

This youth tour is the perfect option for you to visit Meteora from Athens and to explore this unique place. The tour includes the train tickets from Athens to Meteora and back, accommodation in a Hostel at Meteora and the best tours and activities for a unique travel experience.

Why book with us

  • Daily tour departures any day you want, 365 days a year whether you are travelling on your own or in a small group.
  • Traveling by train is incredibly scenic.
  • Save time and effort. Organizing your own holiday can be a stressful task. Let us do the work for you!
  • 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 travellers will never experience.
  • You will learn about the culture and history of the place on a deeper level and from a local’s perspective.

Inclusions

  • 2-days/1 night stay at a Hostel or add an extra night for 17.50€
  • Return train tickets from Athens to Meteora
  • Join the Meteora Sunset Tour
  • Choose the second day's tour
  • English speaking tour leader on the tours
  • Discount on the tours and activities
  • Free Map and Bottle of water provided on the tours
  • Free wifi on board the tour bus
  • French, Italian, Spanish, Romanian and Russian guides on request
  • Taxes & service fees

Exclusions

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Lunch and Dinner
  • Entrance fees to the monasteries, 3 euro per person, per monastery
  • Transfers to/from train station, hotel/hostel

Tour Itinerary

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Day 1,Athens to Meteora and Sunset Tour

Catch the morning train to Kalambaka at 08:20 am from Athens 'Larissa' Railway Station, arrival at Kalambaka, around 13:30 pm. Late afternoon our minibus will pick you up from your hostel to join 'Meteora Sunset Tour'. Admire breathtaking views of Meteora and discover the hidden gems of this place in one of the best tours of Mainland Greece.
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Day 2,Morning tour and back to Athens

For the next morning you may choose the activity you wish: the 'Half-Day morning Tour of Meteora' to see the main attractions, the monasteries of Meteora with a VIP minibus or to join the 'Hiking Tour of Meteora'. Experience amazing sceneries and visit monuments of the Byzantine period, the monasteries of Meteora. Around 13:00, the bus will drop you back to your hostel. The train to Athens departs from Kalambaka at 17:32 pm and arrives at Athens around 22:20 pm.

Additional Information

  • Bookings must be made at least 2 days prior to the trip.
  • Confirmation for this product will be received after booking, subject to availability.
  • Any participants under the age of 12 must have a parent or guardian present to sign on their behalf
  • Wear closed toed shoes
  • There are many beautiful sights. You are encouraged to bring a camera along
  • Weather will not affect the operation of the tours. However if canceled due to unfavorable weather conditions, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
  • The monasteries have a strict dress code men must wear trousers and long sleeves, women must wear a long skirt. If you do turn up in shorts trousers and shirts will be provided.
  • Children policy: Children 0-4 years old participate free of charge.
Starting Location: Athens Train StationVoucher info:You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity

Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellations received within 30 days of departure will incur a penalty which will be the price of train tickets.
  • Cancellations received within 5 days of departure will incur a penalty of 50% per person.
  • Cancellations received within 24 hours of departure will incur a penalty of 100% per person.
  • Unused features are non-refundable. No shows forfeit entire payment.

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Meteora, a breathtaking place

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Experience Meteora

FAQ

Will I meet anyone at the train station in Athens or Thessaloniki?

No. On our train tours, you will board the train from Athens or Thessaloniki on your own, using the tickets we will send you via email. Our guide will meet you at Kalabaka train station after your train arrives at Meteora. He will be holding a signboard with your name written on it in the parking lot of Kalabaka train station.

Which hotel will I stay at?

We use only the best 3 and 4-star hotels in the area for your accommodation. All hotel we cooperate with have beautiful rooms and offer exceptional service.

Is breakfast included?

Yes, all hotel overnights include breakfast.

When and how will I receive my train tickets?

We will send you the train tickets via email approximately one month before your trip date.

Why should I print the train tickets?

There is an off-chance that a train inspector might give you a hard time if you present them with an electronic version of your tickets. This is why we recommend you to print them.

What time should I be at the station?

Please be at the station at least 30 minutes before the departure in order to have plenty of time to find your coach and seats. The stewards there will assist you.

Is there food provided on the train?

Yes, there is a cafeteria-coach inside every train, where you can buy snacks and refreshments.

Is it worth it booking a first class seat?

Yes, first class seats are more comfortable and quieter. They are almost always arranged in a 6-seat-rooms, offering a higher amount of privacy and the first class coach is located next to the cafeteria, offering fast access there.

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Nicole F

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Meteora

We did both the half day tour and the sunset tour. Both of our tour guides were extremely knowledgeable and enthusiastic about Meteora history. We would highly recommend both tours if you’re planning a trip to Meteora.

jopyEdmonton_Canada

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Great Tour

We did a sunset tour and a private 4 hour morning tour. George was very informative and patient. Definitely worth your time to take a tour and learn about the history of the area and the monastery.

Aikcade

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Scrambling tour

My bf and I are both office workers and not exactly the fittest, so we were a little apprehensive about the scrambling tour which is stated as advanced. However the tour turns out to be alright and really fun! The first part of the route...

Useful Information

  • Duration: 2 days
  • Starting Time: 8:00am
  • Adult Price: 130€
  • Pick up : Kalampaka Railway Station

Reasons to Book

  • Admire the world famous Meteora
  • Enjoy top rated and award winning tours

Contact Details

+30 24320 23820

info@visitmeteora.travel

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