Kalabaka
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Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 471 reviews

Great tour to a fantastic destination. Sure, the trip is a little long, but it is very much worth it. Our tour guide Lazarous gave us a lot of information on the way there, during our time at Meteora we were free to roam around at our own pace, while our guide was available for questions. We visited two monasteries, as well as a viewpoint which commanded a view of five of the six monasteries still in operation. The lunch place at Kastraki is (as others have mentioned) somewhat expensive, but you are not in any way obligated to have lunch there. You can go into town on your own, or even hike back up the road. Right behind the restaurant (marked with a sign) there is also a little trail which loops around the base of the foothills and ends where a series of caves in the rockface begin. Can recommend doing this for those who don't want to spend a whole our on lunch. We were very pleased with the punctuality and professionality of the organization. A great trip in all!

Broadly speaking, our excursion to Meteora fulfilled all our expectations: the vehicle was comfortable, and we were driven safe to the listed points. At first, owing the low demand due to COVID-19, we were concerned about getting our trip called off. Instead, even counting on three passengers only, our reservation was kept and the schedule was sharply carried out. The driver (who was also our guide) was very friendly and caring. all information about Meteora and the Monasteries, provided beforehand on website, was useful and accurate. We’re happy for having taken this trip with AMMON EXPRESS. Strongly recommended!

Chris was extremely informative, relaxed and knowledgeable. We had an absolutely brilliant time and gained a much better understanding of the area and of Greece during the walk. As a bonus we stumbled across two turtles and a lizard which Chris pointed out. The walk was paced excellently and we could speed up or slow as we pleased. I would recommend this to anyone wanting to see the meteora area, a much more interesting experience than seeing it by car!

Absolutely worth it the 3 hours bus trip to Meteora, the Views are really breathtaking, and also really incredible to see how the monks could build those monasteries, our guide was also very friendly and funny and gave us a lot of tips for our Stay in Thessaloniki

A relatively long day to reach the amazing sites of Meteora monasteries as the round trip transportation from Thessaloniki takes 5-6 hours. However, the places are not crowded with rejuvenating serenity. The lunch restaurant also has an amazing view of caves.