Enjoy a comfortable tour to the spectacular Monasteries and explore the rocks where James Bond climbed in the movie “For your eyes only”!
Pick-up from your hotel early in the morning.
You will cross a part of the greek mainland passing through historical greek cities. Grasp the chance to learn about them thanks to aour tour leader who will orientate you!
A short stop will allow you to taste a refreshing juice or a greek coffe with a traditional cheese pie.
The route to Meteora is approximately 4 hours. Upon arrival, you will visit 3 Monasteries where you will climb up to the rocks while having a panoramic view of this unique scenery with the giant “sculptured” rocks, which was used as a background for the famous series “Games of Thrones”. Inside the monasteries you will see colorfull gardens, stone caves, old curches and you will get an idea about how the monks and the nuns live up there. In their museums you will come across some precious treasures consisting of old icons, books and brondery.
Depending on the monastery location, you will stay 40-60 mintes at each of them and then the driver will be taking you to the next one while making a few stops at the most impressive photo spots so that you take some amazing pictures.
Early in the afternoon you will enjy your lucnh at one of the traditional restaurants at the bottom of the huge rocks. Do not omit to try a shot of the locally produced “Tsipouro”, that will offer you an unexpected sense of euphoria!
On the way back to Athens, you will make a short stop at Thermopylae, where the worldwide famous “300” soldiers fought against the Persians in 480 BC.
Late in the evening you will be back to your hotel with your memory enriched with colourful images and legendary stories and your camera full of “likes-attracting” pictures!
The tour includes walking and climbing quite a few steps in order to reach the monasteries
Included • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
• Tour leader
• Transportation to and from meteora
• Professional driver
Not included • Entrance fees to the monasteries (3 euros per person per monastery)
• Food and drinks