Thessaloniki: 2-Day Scenic Train Trip to Meteora with Hotel

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Join this overnight adventure from Thessaloniki to admire Meteora’s spectacular landscape, view the magnificent monasteries and learn all about the place’s history and myths directly from a local.

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  • See the scenic Greek countryside on your train journey
  • Explore one of the most popular world’s UNESCO sites
  • Visit all six monasteries and learn about their history directly from a local
  • Enjoy an overnight stay in one of Meteora's finest hotels
  • Discover hidden gems of the region such as the hermitages of Bandovas


To begin your journey you will need to first redeem your e-ticket for the 8:56 AM departure from Thessaloniki railway station to Kalambaka. Embark on a scenic train ride through the Greek countryside and admire the beautiful landscapes. At 12:03 PM arrive at Kalambaka train station, where your guide will be waiting for you, holding a signboard with your name and will transfer you to your hotel. In the evening you will be picked up from your hotel for the Meteora tour, which will provide you with an absolutely amazing experience. Then you will have free time to explore the area.  The next morning at 9:00 AM you will be picked up from your hotel and be taken on your selected tour. During this tour, admire how simply the hermits settled in the caves of the rocks a thousand years earlier and you will learn about the history, the myths and the secrets of Meteora that only your local guides knows. At 6:00 PM the minibus will transfer you back to Kalambaka train station for your trip back to Thessaloniki. The train departs at 6:22 PM and arrives in Thessaloniki later in the evening.


Roundtrip train tickets from Thessaloniki to Meteora Accommodation at a 3 or 4-star hotel (depending upon availability) with breakfast Pick up / Drop off from Kalambaka train station / your hotel English speaking local tour guide The Amazing Meteora Sunset Tour (1st day) One tour or activity of your choice (2nd day) Small groups on Limo minibus

Important Information

  • Important - Effective until August 31: The train operator has temporarily modified the Thessaloniki to Meteora train route's schedule due to infrastructure maintenance. As a result, the total travel and waiting time have significantly increased. For this reason, during that period bus transportation will be provided instead. The bus departs from Thessaloniki at 09:30 arriving at Meteora at 13:27. The return trip departs at 14:00 arriving at Thessaloniki at 17:45. Rest assured that all tours and activities will proceed as scheduled, as this revised itinerary enables us to maintain the full program.

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