Athens to Meteora tours by Best Athens Tours
Meteora tour is a two-day tour which promises to show you not only the monasteries but to make you discover the special aspects of the Greek Orthodox religion and its connection with the old one.
Our tours starts will a four-hour drive along a beautiful countryside where you will meet the Greek nature and many small towns. Meteora, our destination is one the most important religious complexes in Greece and in the Balkan Peninsula. These amazing formations are 131 meters tall and they were formed 65 million years ago. The monasteries surprise the visitors with their location as they are built on very steep rocks, and they are part of the rock now. Nowadays there are six monasteries open to the public that people can admire.
Our drivers and tour guides will reveal how unique the monasteries are in every aspect. They will explain how they started, and then, according to which one you will visit, they will give you information about their history and construction. We can make the experience as sacramental as a place can be. After spending the night in the near town called Kalambaka, we will visit two more monasteries. Then, after your meal we will drive back to Athens.
Allow us to offer you the possibility to make a stop at Thermopylae on our way back to Athens. Thermopylae is the battlefield where the Greeks faced the Persians and the 300 Spartan soldiers became legends.
Traditional village of Kalambaka, Monasteries of Meteora, Thermopylae, driving to the Greek county.
The duration of the chosen tour is 12 hours – 14 max but it is flexible and can be adjusted to your needs and interests. Recommended the two days tour of Meteora
The meeting point is accordingly your accommodation. Let us know your hotel/apartment address or flight/ship details in order to organize the pickup point.
Recommended about 06:00 am, general the starting time depends on your timetable and your interest.
Expert English speaking driver is accompanying you all the time of the tour.
Our company offers vehicles Mercedes sedan/minivan/minibus that can accommodate 1-20 passengers.
This tour is not possible to exist in a day tour for the minibus (groups more than 8 passengers) because the driving limit. See more information regarding the vehicles in the page FLEET.
Attention: The driver cannot accompany you in the sites as in Greece it is forbidden by law.
Entrance fees, food or drinks. Our driver will support you to receive the tickets during the day tour of Meteora.
Additional local licensed tourist guide require by you.
We are positive to discuss your preferred choice.
Bring along comfortable walking shoes, a hat, sun lotion, water supplies and of course your camera and good mood!!
The cost for the tour depends on the kind of your request. In order to offer you an amazing experience let us know exactly what are you looking for. Do not hesitate to complete the below GET AN OFFER form and you will receive our offer the soonest.
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