Meteora Monasteries Tour

Tour Information

Location
Athens, Greece
Tour Fee
$636.00
Duration
12 hrs
Tour Description
Your private tour will start from your hotel in Athens and head to the central mainland of Greece.

Our first stop is the battlefield of Thermopylae or Hotgates and the Hot Springs, where King Leonidas and the 300 brave Spartans gave their lives for the freedom of Greece. Honor and Glory was their moto. They achived both, as their memory lasts for ever.

Drive towards Trikala, Karditsa, Kalambaka and Kastraki, finally we reach the Meteora monasteries. They come second in relegious importance and size after mount Athos in orthodox christianity.

Meteora means "middle of the sky", "suspended in the air" or "in the heavens above" and the monasteries are built on high pillars at the northwestern edge of the Plain of Thessaly near the Pineios river and Pindus Mountains, in central Greece after the 11th century and on and they were never abondoned as there live monks and nuns up today.

The monasteries are: St. Nicolas, Grande Meteoro, Varlaam, Rousannou, Holy Trinity and St. Stephen.

There you will visit up to 3 monasteries, depends on the day,you will have the chance to admire the wonderful, panoramic view and when you feel hungry get ready to taste the famous Greek cuisine and have a memorable lunch.The tour will guide you to a traditional tavern at Kalambaka or Kastraki.It's up to you to choose from a variety of flavors of the most known Greek dishes.

After that religious experience, it is time to return back to Athe
Special Considerations
I will pick you up at your hotel, apartment or cruise ship.
Athens airport has an extra 30 euro charge
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Athens Area Athens, Greece
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