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Meteora Monasteries Day Trip
Activities in Kastraki

Meteora Monasteries Day Trip

8.30 / 10
7 reviews | 37 travellers
Great 4 hour tour of Meteora. We visited 3 monasteries and our guide Dimitris told us, in Spanish, everything we needed to know about the area, the monasteries, the monks and the nuns. Highly recommended
10 Luis Miguel

Visit the enormous Meteora mountains and its ancient mountains, one of the most beautiful and impressive sights in all Greece.

Meteora Monasteries Day Trip

We'll pick you up from your hotel firs thing in the morning, climbing aboard a minibus which will take you to the famous hanging monasteries of Meteora, only ten minutes away from Kastraki.

Your English speaking guide will explain over four hours the origin of these rocky formations over 600 metres up, which date back 30 million years. And you'll learn about the story of St. Atanasio, the monk who in the 14th century decided to build the first of the 24 monasteries in Meteora: Gran Meteoro.

Today, apart from that first one, only five others remain: Varlaam, Rousanou, St. Nicholas Anapausas, St. Stephen and Holy Trinity. The rest have succumbed to the passage of time - but during the tour, you'll be able to visit inside three of those still standing (entrance not included), depending on the day you want to take the excursion. The visit will not be guided, but you'll get all the information you need before you enter.

Around 1 pm we'll finish the visit to Meteora, and accompany you back to your hotel in Kastraki.

Important Information

If you would prefer to leave from Kalambaka, it is also possible to reserve the excursion from Kalambaka.

  • A single ticket to each monastery costs 3 euros per person, and is not included in the price of the excursion.
  • Depending on the day, some of the monasteries may be closed to the public, apart from on Saturdays and Sundays when they are all open. For example, the Great Meteoron monastery is closed on Tuesdays. If your reservation is for this day, we will simply admire the monastery from outside.

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protective material and safety to help avoid the spread of Covid-19.

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Price

Adults Children from 4 to 15 Children under 4
English Language Tour
US$ 30.30
US$ 18.20
Free

English Language Tour

  • Adults

    US$ 30.30
  • Children from 4 to 15

    US$ 18.20
  • Children under 4

    Free

More Information

Duration

4 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english.

Included

English speaking guide.

Hotel pick up and drop off.

Free WiFi in the minibus.

Free map of Meteora.

Not included

Entry to the monasteries (€3 each).

When to book?

Bookings are permitted up until 24 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability.

Digital voucher

Show the voucher on your phone to take part in the activity.

Accessibility

Yes, most areas are accessible.

Pet-friendly?

No.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

US$ 30.30
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 15 days before

Cancellations

Free! Free cancellation up to 15 days before the day of the activity. If you cancel 5 days before the day of the activity, we will refund you 50%. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.