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2 days from Thessaloniki by train (with overnight)

By chosing this 2 days/1 overnight tour you will take the advantage to explore this unique geological formation in a more exhaustive way. Take a tour here where visitor is been captivated by the landscape at first seight and feel the magic that place offers. Trip starts from Central Railway station of Thessaloniki where train departs at 08.18 in the morning. You should be there half an hour earlier so you can complete the boarding procedure. Route cross by the roots of the mythical Mt Olympus, where was the residence of the 12 Olympian Gods, and leads you to Paleofarsalo train station which from the greater area of the ancient tribe of Mirmidones were originated, legendary ancient warriors who had mythical Achileus as leader and they played an important role in the outcome of the Trojan War. At Paleofarsalo train station you will get off the train and you will board to another one which has Kalampaka as destination. You will arrive at Kalampaka’s train station in 11.30 and one of our partners will be there to welcomes and will drive you to your accomondation. Later at 16.15 our partner will pick you up and the Breathtaking Sunset Meteora Tour is going to start, an amazing tour experience. When your tour ends, about 20.30 in the afternoon, we will drive you to your hotel. For the next day you can choose either Midnoon but Fantastic Meteora Tour or Hiking in Meteora tour.Later and when your chosen activity will be completed we will drive you back to  Kalampaka where you will have time to spent under the shadow of the giant rocks. Later at 16.45 one of our partners will drive you back to Kalampaka’s trainstation to catch the train that will lead you back to Thessaloniki.

Tour includes

  • Pick up and drop off service.
  • Round trip train ticket from/to Athens is issued on economy class. After demand A class tickets can be provided at on additional cost.
  • 3-star hotel accomodation, breakfast included. Upon request there is an option for a 4-star hotel with extra cost.
  • Choose second day tour.
  • Engish speaking tour leader. Tour leaders can be provided to other languages too at an extra fee.
  • Free bottle of water is being provided during the tour.
  • Free wi-fi on board.
  • All taxes and services are being included.

Not included:

  • Pick up and drop off services from your accomondation in Τhessaloniki.
  • Monastery entrance fees which are 3€
  • Byzantine church entrance fee wchich is 2€.
  • Certified guide to escort you  in the monastery
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Meals or snacks
  • Travel insurance

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Frequently Asked Questions

On-board procedure:
You must be half an hour earlier to train station of either Thessaloniki or Athens where you will follow an onboard procedure. You must have your tickets printed, we will send them to you via email at the time you will make your reservation, because it is possible for you to have a hard time in case you present them to the ticker inspector in an electronic form. Also, for those that they did not upgrade their tickets to A class, you have to find your seats through a procedure that you will be assisted by train-stewards.

Will be any partner of us to the train station:
Either you will board in Athens or Thessaloniki there will not be any of us at the train station. On the contrary at Kalampaka’s train station you will meet one of our partners who will be holding a signboard with our company name written on it, in the parking area of train station.

Train trip privileges:
By train you will have a very comfortable and safe trip through amazing Greek countryside. In train you will find also a cafeteria where you can buy food or something to drink.

Why A class seat:
For those who want a more comfortable and quiter trip, A class is what they need, since it is a six seat private room. If you will choose the first class add-on and A class will not be available due to train seats availability, we will book you on economy class and you will refunded the add-on by us the time you reach Kalampaka.

Canceled, delayed train:
If your train has been delayed or cancelled we have no responsibility. Train operator and Meteora Rocks are two different companies.

Cancelation policy

  • Free cancellation within at least 10 days of departure.
  • 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 vouchers are non-refundable. No shows forfeit entire payment.
  • Cancellation received more than 30 calendar days before the tour, it will incur a penalty equal the train tickets.
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