Meteora

Meteora is located outside Kalambaka, it is a cluster of giant rocks and form a unique in beauty geological phenomenon. At the peaks of some rocks the monasteries of Meteoraare built and for this reason it is one of the most important monuments of Orthodoxy.

Only six of the 24 monasteries are in operation, while the rest are already dilapidated. They have been characterized by the UN as a Cultural Heritage Monument.

The monastic tradition of Meteora dates for about six centuries. We visit two of the six monasteries, then lunch follows in Kalampaka and a coffee stop in the traditional village of Metsovo.