Kalabaka Photography tours

Our most recommended Kalabaka Photography tours

Meteora: Private Photography Tour at Sunrise

1. Meteora: Private Photography Tour at Sunrise

The tour begins in the early morning, almost an hour before dawn, with pickup from your hotel in Kalabaka or Kastraki. Drive around the rocks of Meteora and then enjoy a short walk through the woodland in order to find the perfect viewpoint for capturing unforgettable photos of the landscape. As the sun rises, admire the Meteora at it basks in the glow and various shades of the morning sky. Listen to tips and tricks from your expert guide on how to capture the perfect photo at this most advantageous time of day. Once the sun has risen, visit a selection of the monasteries of Meteora which were built several centuries ago by Christians seeking refuge from Ottomon rule. Learn about how these monks believed the higher the monastery was placed, the closer they would be to God. After 4 hours of exploration and photography, the tour concludes and your guide will drop you off at your hotel, or somewhere in Kalabaka if you wish to continue your day with a coffee or brunch in the town.

Meteora: Private Photo Shoot with Professional Photographer

2. Meteora: Private Photo Shoot with Professional Photographer

Hire a professional photographer to take pictures of you and your friends or your family and anjoy a lifetime experience at Meteora. Your team will be ready to help you and provide you with some good tips that you can always use when wanting to take better pictures. Simply inform your guides about your special requests and they will arrange everything for you. Your guides will pick you up from your hotel at a pre-determined time, and will take you to the best locations for photographs. You will be presented with various spectacular backdrops consisting of rocks and monasteries, and depending on the session that you choose you will stop at between 3-6 spots. After about 2-4 days you will be sent 40 edited photos for the 1 hour option, or 80 edited photos for the 2 hour option.

Kalabaka: Meteora Hiking Photography Tour

3. Kalabaka: Meteora Hiking Photography Tour

After being collected from your accommodation, your experience will begin from the top of the rocks. It will be from there that you will walk through the paths to photograph the terrain and accompanying monasteries from the best angles and with the best light. You will get to visit one monastery, but will photograph most of them from the outside. Your local guide is a professional experienced photographer, who is ready to help you and answer any question you may have. Throughout the tour your guide will also tell you some lesser-known stories about this area, as well as the history of the monasteries and the monastic life. You will later finish after about traveling for 4 hours to the bottom of the rocks, at which point you will be dropped off back to your hotel.

From Athens: All-day Meteora Photo Tour

4. From Athens: All-day Meteora Photo Tour

Discover the photographic highlights of Meteora rocks with a professional photographer on this all-day photo tour from Athens. Take the train from Athens at 7.20 AM, arriving at Kalampaka at 11.30 AM. A professional photographer will be at the train station waiting for you. He will pick you up in a new air-conditioned car and you will start exploring and photographing the Meteora area.  You will visit one monastery and photograph all six monasteries from outside. Stop at the best spots and your guide will show you the best angles to photograph. The tour can accommodate up to 4 people, which means that there's no rush and you can take your time at every location. The photographer is able to spend time explaining things to you about photography and help you with your camera or your phone. At the same time, you will learn about the history of the area and monastic life. The tour lasts for about 4 hours and you will be dropped off at the train station before you head back to Athens where you will arrive at about 9:30 PM.

Meteora: Private Sunset Photography Tour

5. Meteora: Private Sunset Photography Tour

Enjoy the convenience of being picked up from your Hotel in either Meteora, Kastraki, or Kalambaka. Visit the best spots to take photos in Meteora. Snap photos of the monasteries from spectacular angles and viewpoints. After you’ve taken an epic photo, visit one of the monasteries.   Compose a gorgeous shot of the ancient churches of Meteora framed in the gilded sunlight. Take advantage of the softer afternoon lighting as well as the mystical lighting of the golden hour. Spend time capturing and discussing the landscape and architecture of the monasteries at this advantageous time for photography.   End your tour with an epic sunset shoot of the Meteora rocks. This tour is perfect for those with a passion for travel and photography who want a private hands-on journey through Meteora.

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What people are saying about Kalabaka

Overall rating

5.0 / 5

based on 74 reviews

Christos was absolutely amazing!! We spent several hours on the sunrise tour, and it was very well worth waking up at 5am. Christos picked us up exactly at the scheduled time, and took us to our first spot where he helped us set up our cameras and taught us about different settings and how to capture the best shots. We took some pictures of the sunrise over one of the monasteries and then proceeded to make several stops throughout the tour. Christos shared some great photography tips with us and was also full of interesting facts and stories. To end the tour, he took us to shoot a monastery that was not visible from the main road, which in my opinion, provided the best views of the tour. Also, our luggage was lost on the way to Greece and our tripod was in there, and he and his company was nice enough to let us borrow a tripod the night before and they even dropped it off at our hotel.

I absolutely loved this experience. I was quite nervous at first, but I felt very comfortable with Christos very quickly. He talked me through different poses and it was lovely getting to know him. I loved the photos he sent over and I couldn't be happier! I would highly recommend this experience.

Very nice tour where you could see the monasteries from different angles. Knowledgeable and very friendly guide.