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Meteora Monasteries at Sunset
Activities in Kastraki

Meteora Monasteries at Sunset

  • English English
  • 4 hours
  • Hotel pick up

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.

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.

Price

Adults Children from 4 to 15 Children under 4
English Language Tour
US$ 28.30
US$ 17
Free

English Language Tour

  • Adults

    US$ 28.30
  • Children from 4 to 15

    US$ 17
  • Children under 4

    Free

More Information

Duration

4 hours.

Language English

The tour is exclusively 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$ 3.40) each).

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

You can book up until the previous day (3:30 PM local time) if there are still places available.

Ticket

Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

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 still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.

Accessibility

No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).

US$ 28.30
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 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.