During your vacation in Greece take the opportunity to explore and photograph the unique Meteora Rocks with the best full day rail photo tour from Athens
Discover the photographic highlights of Meteora’s rocks, accompanied by a professional photographer in this All Day Photo Tour from Athens to Meteora by train. So you and up to 3 friends or family members, using your own cameras, will learn practical tips from a professional photographer guide, capturing the details that many amateurs miss.
13 hrs including transportation | 1-3 participants | All Day Photo Tour from Athens to Meteora by train the same day.
|1 participant | 13 hours||2 participants | 13 hours||3 participants | 13 hours|
You will be greeted by your photographer and start photographing the traditional village of Kastraki which lies on the footpath of the Meteora rocks. We will take you on an unprecedented tour around the UNESCO Heritage site of Meteora, photographing its multitude of unique visual highlights. In your private vehicle and with some light walking, you and your photographer guide will spend about 6 hours visiting and exploring the beautiful landscape and some ancient monasteries which sit atop these rock formations .
Also you will have about 1 hour of free time for a coffee or a snack in the city of Kalampaka or the village of Kastraki. Learn the basic in photography (if needs) and also how to photograph at different times of the day.
As we progress toward sunset you will be presented with a magical view only found in Meteora (depends on the season).
The Athens train station is accessible by Athens metro. You need to arrive in Central Athens train station at least 30 minutes before train departure. Map of the train station. The train station is accessible by Metro, bus, taxi.
|Athens to Meteora||Photography Tour||Meteora to Athens|
|Be there at 6:50am||Pick up | 11:31am||Be there at 16:45am|
|Departs | 7:20am||Drop off | 16:45||Departs | 17:15am|
|Arrives | 11:31am||Duration | 5.15 hrs||Arrives | 21:25am|
|Duration | 4.10 hrs||Duration | 4.10 hrs|
|⇑ Visit and photograph Meteora in one day||⇑ Meteora train station pick up and drop off||⇓ Meal prices|
|⇑ Enough time to explore and photograph||⇑ Monasteries entrance fees||⇓ Accommodations|
|⇑ Learn tips and techniques||⇑ Refreshments||⇓ Gratuities (optional)|
|⇑ Learn about the history & Visit a monastery||⇑ Snacks|
*Please remember to book few days before you come because we have to book your train tickets!
- A dress code is required to enter places of worship and monasteries. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
- A small amount of walking is involved Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities
- Not wheelchair accessible
Our tours are suitable all levels, from amateur to professional photographers. The tour is led by Christos and Konstantina, professional photographers and Meteora locals. There will be discussions and tips on composition, different angles, technical aspects and everyday usage of your camera and some historical facts about the area of Meteora.
The tour will be conducted by vehicle combined with easy paced walking and small to medium elevation changes along the way. There will be some walking on uneven routes so make sure you wear appropriate shoes.
It is recommended that you bring a tripod, or ask us to bring one for you!
Don’t worry. We are able to teach you tips and tricks on your compact camer, smart phone, ipad or tablet too.
It is recommended to use wide angle and telephoto lenses when shooting the Meteora area. You can use ploarizer or ND filters to enhance images of rivers and waterfalls (depending on the season). These are recommended for Plastiras Lake and Zagori mountain tours.
Yes you can! We are able to do the tour using smartphone, iphone - ipad or tablet too.
In case of heavy rain we can reschedule for the next day or we can cancel the tour and give you a refund. If the rain starts and stops or it is a just a drizzle we will use umbrellas or take a coffee break and continue when the rain subsides. Keep in mind that sometimes in the art of photography unstable weather can give us opportunities for the best photos.
If a child is in your group please send us an email or give us a call for special price and accommodations.
*Wanting to explore and photograph one more day? Perfect! Make this this tour a Private 2 Day Meteora Photo Tour from Athens by train all inclusive , or a 3 Days Photo Tour visiting the Plastiras Lake or Zagori giving you more time to explore and photograph additional areas with spectacular landscape! Contact us
If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
Cancelling between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
Should you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
Contact us for more information, or any of your questions.