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Meteora Monasteries at Sunset
Activities in Kastraki

Meteora Monasteries at Sunset

US$ 29.60
Free cancellation up to 15 days before
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See a sunset you'll never forget, at one of Greece's most stunning sights: the monasteries of Meteora, found atop huge stone columns more than 600 metres up.

Meteora Monasteries at Sunset

The tour begins first thing in the morning, when a minibus picks you up at your hotel in Kastraki, and takes you to Meteora, where you'll enjoy an amazing sunset among the great stone pillars, topped by 500-year-old monasteries

Your English speaking guide will explain the history of the place, and why the 24 monasteries were constructed at such an altitude. Currently, thirteen are still standing, and of those, six are open to visitors.

During the excursion, you'll have the opportunity to discover some of the six monasteries that still stand today - among them the Grand Meteora Monastery, the St. Nicholas Monastery, the Monastery of the Holy Trinity, St. Stephen's Monastery, Roussanou, and Varlaam Monasteries. 

You'll enter one or two of the places of worship (which ones specifically depends on the day you choose to take the tour), and enjoy their ancient architecture bathed by the day's last rays of light. And we'll also visit the Bizantine Church of Assumption of the Virgin Mary - built in the 11th century.

The cherry on the cake comes when the sun finally falls over Meteora, a sight that will last as long in the memory as in the photos you take. Then you'll have some free time to relax with the views that, if you're a Game of Thrones fan, are sure to prove familiar as the Eagle's Nest!

Then, the minibus will take you back to your hotel, leaving behind an incredible memory of an unforgettable evening.

Important Information

  • The time the tour begins depends on the time of year, and varies between 2 pm and 4 pm.
  • To get to the Monasteries, it's recommended that the visitors wear appropriate clothing: long skirts or trousers, and long sleeves.
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Price

Adults Children from 4 to 15 Children under 4
English Language Tour
US$ 29.60
US$ 17.80
Free

English Language Tour

  • Adults

    US$ 29.60
  • Children from 4 to 15

    US$ 17.80
  • Children under 4

    Free

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Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19. Show more

Tours or activities will not consist of more than 15 people per group.

A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.

The use of masks is obligatory. The client must bring their own mask.

Alcohol gel will be available before, during, and after the service.

All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.

All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear gloves throughout its duration.

Handing out of printed material such as maps or brochures will be avoided.

The temperature and wellness of all those taking part in the service will be monitored daily, excluding and maintaining in quarantine any who display fever or symptoms.

The transport used will be disinfected before and after each service and deep-cleaned every 24 hours.

The capacity of all means of transport will be reduced to 65% of their maximum capacity.

At monuments, museums and attractions, the maximum permitted capacity will be a 50% of the total maximum capacity.

Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.

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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.

Visit to the Bizantine Church of Assumption of the Virgin Mary.

Free map of Meteora.

Not included

Entry to the monasteries ( 3 (US$ 3.60) each).

When to book?

You can book up until 24 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.

Accessibility

Most areas are accessible.

Sustainability

All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code. Specifically, this activity applies the following practices: Show more

No printing of documentation required.

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Pet-friendly?

Not permitted.

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$ 29.60
Free cancellation up to 15 days before

Cancellations

Free! Free cancellation up to 15 days before the day of the activity. If you cancel 6 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.