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  • Sport level
    Beginner
  • Spoken languages
    English, Greek, French
  • Duration
    1 half day
  • Opening seasons:
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Activity description

Beauty, peace, exhilaration – only a few of the many words that try to capture the atmosphere of Meteora! A magnificent World Heritage Site available for exploration with just one click! Book now this ultimate hiking and scramble adventure of Great Saint, an awe-inspiring tour that will surely boost your adrenaline! This particular hike will take you up on the tallest of all Meteora rocks, some 400 meters above the town of Kalampaka, through an ancient winding path up on the rock of Great Saint, a huge rock complex which thousands of years ago was an integral part of the ancient fortifications of the town below. During the middle ages the same pathway served the monks who lived in the currently ruined small monastery of Twelve Apostles. Enjoy unparalleled breathtaking views that you will remember forever!

 

minimum 9 y/o
Starting time: 9:00 am,
Cancellation policy: 
flexible1) Cancellation 4 days or more prior to the agreed activity starting date
→ You are automatically reimbursed for the full activity price

2) Cancellation between 48 and 96 hours prior to the agreed activity starting date
→ You are entitled to a 50% reimbursement

3) 48 hours or later are what we call last-minute cancellations
→ No reimbursements will be effected
Offer Description

All necessary equipment is provided by the guides. No previous experience required to participate as the guides will show the basics before going hiking, however a good physical level is necessary to hike on the rock. 

The walking time to reach the top of the rock "Great Saint" is approximately 2 hours, and the overall activity duration is 4 hours approximately. 

Difficulty level: From beginner to advanced hiking, scramble and via ferrata!

Activity requirements

Two people minimum participation. 

Tour operates in all weather conditions so you should dress according to weather requirements. 

Suitable walking shoes required – no flip-flops. Suggestions: walking boots or sneakers, closed-toe shoes with non slippery soles.

There is a limit of 6 people on this small-group hiking tour. In case you are a bigger group we will have to split you in smaller groups with more guides ensuring you will receive personal attention.

You should respect the holiness of the spot, you are expected to keep it clean and seek the right balance between tourism and spiritual activities as there are monks who pray throughout the day. 

Special terms

8 years old minimum age to participate

Meeting point
Hotel Pickup (Kalampaka and Kastraki) Get directions

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