Meteora Day Trip from Volos

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From EUR 43

At the northwest edge of the Plain of Thessaly, between the mountain of Pindos and Antichasia , near the Peneios river, the stone giants of Meteora stand still and silent. Their proud and imposing aspect discontinues  the monotony of the vast Thessalic plain. The rocks are right above Kalambaka and the picturesque Kastraki, full of awe and beauty.

A daily excursion that combines the unique  experiences that  Meteora (the stone forest) offers with the religious sentiment that the Monasteries create. The journey to Meteora starts from Volos and other resorts in Pelion. You will pass by  the cities of Larisa, Trikala and Kalambaka. After arriving at the base in Kalambaka you travel up to the beautiful rocks of Meteora.

At  the northwest edge of the Plain of Thessaly, between the mountain of Pindos and Antichasia , near the Peneios river, the stone giants of Meteora  stand still and silent. Their proud and imposing aspect discontinues  the monotony of the vast Thessalic plain. The rocks are right above Kalambaka and the picturesque Kastraki, full of awe and beauty.

This unique place has more than a hundred  ridges forming thus a magnificent awe inspiring experience that will simply take your breath away. You will learn about  the monarchy of the 11th   century and visit two of these historical monasteries.  Usually  visiting the Monasteries of either Agios Stefano, Big Meteoro, Varlaam or Agio Nikolao, depending on the day that excursion occurs. Afterwards the visit to Meteora you start the descend to Kastraki, where you will have a meal in a traditional Greek Tavern with a beautiful view of these magnificent rocks. Your trip will   continue via the Thessalian plain towards Volos (3 hours). In Volos (according to your choice) you will have plenty of time to see the town or drink some coffee.

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What you should have with you: 

  • Trekking shoes,
  • Hat, pair of trousers,
  • Sun cream
  • Sun glasses,
  • Water.

The final schedule will be determined by the tour leader as will be affected by resort starting points and number of participants.

Highlights

Price includes: 

  • Transfers by modern air-conditioned busses from Volos port to Meteora and returning back to Volos.
  • English speaking tourist guides with thorough knowledge on Meteora region history and culture (or other language if necessary)
  • Meal in Kastraki or Kalampaka city
  • Entry tickets for the Monasteries
  • Travel and Liability insurance
  • Experienced escort /guide from Les Hirondelles travel agency
  • All legal taxes

Route

  1. Βόλος
  2. Kalampaka