- Professional English speaking Mountain guide
- Visit one monastery inside (Great Meteoron or Varlaam)
- 4,5 hours of pure enjoyment in nature
- Pick-up and Drop-off from hotels
- French and Italian-speaking guides upon availability
- Gratuities (optional)
- Meals and drinks
- Entrance fees to the monasteries, 3 € per person, per monastery
Hike through the majestic Meteora "rock forest", see the best monasteries and experience the most captivating views in this morning tour!
Note: Only for visitors already staying near Meteora. Transportation from Athens is not available.
We are fully committed to eco-tourism with respect for the environment and the local traditions! Join this amazing guided hiking tour and walk among the gigantic rock pillars of Meteora to enjoy truly breathtaking views!
The hiking tour of Meteora is one of the best ways to enjoy this unique geological phenomenon and to learn the history of an UNESCO World Heritage Site. By joining this morning hike you will walk through hidden trails that only locals know. Let us take you on a journey back in time following the footsteps of the first monks who arrived here more than 15 centuries ago. Experience nature at its best and enjoy great views other visitors will never get to see!
The hike begins from the foothills of Doupiani rock, beneath the old ruins of Pantokrator monastery. It then crosses through the immense rock formations to reach the northern side of Meteora. Over that side you'll discover the hidden monastery of Ypapanti and the ruins of St. Dimitrious. Listen to the stories and the legends behind each place you pass along the trail and the thousand years of history will become alive through the exciting narrative of our local mountain guides!
Visit the monasteries of Great Meteoron or Varlaam and then you'll climb down the old footpath the monks used for centuries before the construction of roads for the last part of this marvelous hike.
This third party activity is subject to 50% cancellation fees for cancellations received within 5 days of the day of the tour departure. If the tour is canceled less than 24 hours before the time it begins, we don't offer any refund. NOTE: Refunds take place max 4 weeks after the cancellation date and 3% commission is kept for credit card refunds if you cancel the tour. If the tour is cancelled by us, no commission is kept and you are entitled to a full refund.