Meteora is a one-of-a-kind monastic state that has emerged amidst a mighty rocky landscape. It is one of the most extraordinary sights in Greece with its special aura and majestic atmosphere. Many hermits have chosen Meteora as their home, to spend the remaining years of their lives close to God, renouncing earthly possessions and devoting themselves to prayer and spiritual life. The cliff-top monasteries are a UNESCO World Heritage Site. On this tour you will visit 2 of the 6 active monasteries: Great Meteora (Holy Transfiguration) or Barlaam (All Saints) and Rusana (St. Barbara) or St. Stephen.
During the tour you will visit:

  • St. Stephen Monastery
  • Great Meteora Monastery (Transfiguration of Our Lord)
  • Varlaam Monastery (All Saints)
  • Rusanu (Saint Barbara) Monastery
  • Meteora Monastery
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Your package includes
  • Programme excursion
  • Driver and escort
  • Licensed tour guide
Not included
  • Programme Entry fees
Entrance fees to the monasteries are extra:
The price of a ticket to one monastery is 3 euros. Children under 12 years old are admitted free of charge.

Closed clothes are necessary for visiting the monasteries:
for women - skirt/dress below the knee with shoulders covered.
For men, trousers and long-sleeved outerwear.
Feel free to contact us. We will be glad to answer all your questions!
7.5 km National Road Thessaloniki-N Moudania
Thessaloniki, 57001, Greece
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