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This trip was fantastic. The early start was a struggle albeit necessary, however Delphi, and particularly Meteora was absolutely amazing. Visiting Meteora is an absolute must!
Pictures and words cannot describe the amount and quality of beauty I have seen on this trip. Our tour guide was very informative and our bus driver was awesome. So much history and culture was given while passing through the different plains of the area. The monasteries were so beautiful and the food at the restaurants we were taken to for lunch was delicious! We stopped at Thermoplylae to marvel at Leonidas which was such a treat. Delphi was so amazing! It was definitely a climb it was pouring the day we went but the magnificent landscapes and views were still there. We had a decent amount of time to explore each area but I wish we had a little more because time went by too quickly. The hotel included was well worth the money and it was so comfy.
Both our guides for each day were awesome and fun and very knowledgable! We thoroughly enjoy each location at Delphi and Meteora and what each place had to offer! Thank you for a great tour and experience overall!
Amazing scenery, great tour guide, comfortable coach, great hotel!
The long trip to Delphi and Meteora was definitely worth it! We stopped at Delphi for a short amount of time before continuing on to Meteora. Delphi had impressive views and ruins. Meteora was amazing, with unique rock formations and stunning views! We had two different tour guides, one for the Delphi portion and one for Meteora. Both guides were very knowledgable and friendly! On our way back to Athens we stopped in the town of Kalambaka for lunch at Restaurant Meteora. Highly recommend that you eat here if the opportunity arises. The service was excellent and food was delicious! Our only issue with this trip overall was the hotel. It had a pool and provided us with dinner and breakfast which was tasty but it could have been cleaner.
Absolutely spectacular! The monestraries at Meteora were one of the most beautiful places I've seen. Tour guide was terrific. Gave lots of information. Hotel was very nice with a wonderful buffet dinner and breakfast. Overall, well worth the money.
Not to miss. My favorite of all sights, Delphi and Meteora. The drive was long but all worth it.
Everything went according to plan Delphi was great and Meteora was beyond expectations
Wonderful trip to Delphi and Meteora! The guides were helpful and somehow entertaining. It was handled by a local tour company, and they only have certain pick-up and drop-off points my hotel not included, so I had to wake up early and go to another pick up point. The buses were nice, but the aircon was very weak! So bring a fan and a bottle of water if you take the tour in summer. Additional info: No dress requirement in Delphi, but the monasteries in Meteora require that women wear skirts and dresses with lengths below the knee and sleeved shirts or blouses. Men should wear trousers or long shorts. They provide skirts and shawls if you really don't feel like wearing any of the dress code above. We had stop-overs in nice restaurants, cafes and souvenir shops every 1.5-2 hours. : I highly recommend this tour! I learned a lot, and the places were amazing and the mountains were majestic!
Excellent trip, worth the five hour bus ride. Breath-taking scenery, nice hotel, great guide. Warning: Men need long pants and women need a skirt or large scarf knee-length to enter monasteries.
Loved this! Yes you are on a bus for a long time. But unless you plan on flying, that's what you gotta do. Definitely would recommend.
Wonderful tour of Delphi and Meteora! Our tourguide (Joy) gave us a lot of useful information about the history and culture of those two places, and we got a lot of time to explore them on our own.
This tour includes two of the most significant historical sites in Greece. The first day takes you to Delphi where you hear about the Mythical Greek Gods and the history of the Greek civilization. After a narrated tour of the site, you are taken to a Viator chosen restaurant for a delicious Greek lunch at your expense. As the bus travels through areas where history was made, you better understand why the Greeks chose to put their cities where they did.
In early evening you arrive in Kalabaka, the city at the the foot of the mountains where the monasteries are located. Our four-star Amalia Hotel is located on the outskirts of the town. After a delicious buffet dinner including a number of Greek entrees included in the tour fee, we chose to relax around the large outdoor pool.
The second day of the tour begins with a buffet full breakfast incl. in fee, and then proceeds up the mountains to the monasteries. All are encouraged to dress conservatively--men in slacks and women in skirts or dresses which cover the knee. Shirts should be at least short sleeved. However, if you arrive at the monasteries in shorts, you will be provided with a complimentary long wrap skirt to cover your legs. Your tour guide will provide some information about the monasteries, showing you icons, wood carvings and paintings and allow you some free time for picture taking and exploring. There are 6 different monasteries available to tour. Since different ones are open on different days, you will tour 2 monasteries and have photo opts on the mountain to take pictures of other monasteries from a distance. After touring the monasteries, we start the long trip back to Athens with a lunch stop and several other rest stops, arriving back in Athens in the evening.
Absolutely loved this tour! Everything about it was great. I was pleasantly surprised by the hotel accommodation and the dinner buffet there.
But most of all, I was definitely impressed by Delphi and the Meteora monasteries. Amazing photo ops!
The guides were also super nice! And I learned a lot about Greek history on this tour. The surprise stop in a certain famous spot was also very welcomed :-
One think I did not like was that we did not have the opportunity to really explore Kalambaka because we got there late in the evening just in time for a quick shower and dinner, and when we stopped by again for lunch after visiting the monasteries, we were taken to a clear tourist restaurant where droves of tourist-filled buses were parked.
I have told all of my friends and family members to include this tour on their itineraries if they plan on visiting Greece.
Delphi and Meteora are amazing places to visit. The tour ran smoothly and close to schedule. The tour guides were friendly, nice and very informative.
Wonderful tour. Do not miss the opportunity to travel to Delphi and Meteora. This 2-Day trip is worth every minute and every penny. Excellent tour guides and service.
The tour guide is passionated and she try her best to show us for each site.
This tour was incredible. The price was good, the accommodations good, the destination had unsurpassed beauty. Very helpful and accommodating staff, the only problem we encountered was getting into contact with the company to schedule a pick up from our hotel. Besides that, I highly recommend.
Excellent and very informative. Definitely worth the trip!
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The monasteries were amazing. Also enjoyed the visits to Delphi and Thermopylae. Excellent guides and drivers. Highly recommend.