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Discover the "elevated rocks" of Meteora, explore the eerie natural landmark and dive into Meteora's religiosity and sanctity. Round off your day by experiencing the mesmerizing sunset at a place between Heaven and Earth. 

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Duration
Half day
Availability
Daily
TRIP ADVISOR RATING
Group Type
Private
PRIVATE ONLY TOUR

Tour Highlights

Engage in a lifetime travel experience and visit Meteora, a land in the clouds, protected by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. Marvel at the lofty rock formations creating an eerie scenery, explore this monastic region with the help of our expert local guide and dive into the humbling spirituality and awe-inspiring sanctity of Meteora. Round off your day by enjoying the sunset at perhaps one of the most iconic locations of Greece.

  • Set on a 4 hours private Meteora tour accompanied by our knowledgeable, insightful local guide.

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    Explore ancient monasteries climbed on top of the rock pillars of Meteora.
  • Enjoy a spectacular sunset at Meteora surrounded by this phenomenal scenery.
  • Pick up and drop off from/to your hotel or Kalambaka train station with a luxurious, comfortable, private vehicle.

What you can expect?

Start your tour by exploring the region of Meteora. Your guide will provide you info about this unique geological phenomenon and introduce you to the history of the region. The area is inhabited since prehistoric times and hosted early humans in its numerous caves protecting them from nature’s elements. Learn about the cave of Theopetra, one of the most important sites worldwide regarding human evolution and find out how the region became the pivotal monastic center it is today.

Visit sacred, Byzantine monasteries hundreds of years old, and witness Byzantine architecture at its finest. The monasteries of Meteora host some of the most valuable artifacts of Byzantine times and are decorated by elaborate frescoes reflecting the spirituality of the Greek-orthodox Church. Experience the humbling atmosphere of the monasteries and discover small monastic cells dug directly into the rock itself. Continue by visiting the 10/11th-century Byzantine basilica of Virgin Mary at the town of Kalambaka and gaze at the impressive frescoes covering its walls.

Finish your day by enjoying the sunset at this idyllic location and make some long-lasting memories!  

Some of the sites you are going to visit:

The rocks of Meteora

Meteora is a word originating from the ancient Greek word μετέωρος (meteor, meteorite, etc. relate to that word) which means lofty or elevated. They are a group of imposing rocks, reaching a height of over 300 meters, with steep, vertical smooth walls. During the 9th century, early-Christian monks chose Meteora as their place of seclusion and asceticism. Due to the inaccessibility of the site alongside with the existence of the pilaster-like rock formations, Meteora quickly came to be the second most important monastic Eastern-Orthodox community after the monasteries of Mount. Athos in Halkidiki.

Inclusions

Inclusions:

  • Private transfers from/to your hotel/train station
  • Services of an excellent local guide
  • All taxes and VAT

Exclusions

  • Entrance fees to monasteries or museums 

FAQs

We've booked the tour but due to an emergency, we won't be there on time. What should we do?

In case you won't be able to be at the agreed meeting point issued on your voucher on time, please let us know in advance by sending us an email or call us on this number +30 694 207 0899.

 

Reviews

  • Nikos arranged an amazing Meteora tour for me and my family! Thank you so much for creating memories of a lifetime! What an experience!

    - JohnGD
  • We are so glad to have discovered Greeking.me and their amazing Meteora tour by sunset. This was the highlight of out 10day trip to your amazing country. We will be back for sure!

    - 123Mocoa

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