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Things to do in Meteora

Best attractions to visit in Meteora

1. Kalampaka Town - Meteora

Kalampaka Town

Kalabaka is an iconic place; it is one of the towns in Greece. Part of the Trikala regional unit, the population of the town was under 25 thousand. The town has a picturesque setting overlooking hills and mountains. The area has been called the most beautiful in Greece and excavation has shown that the area was once the place where one of the oldest civilizations in the world existed. To this day tourists can enjoy the excavation gifts in the area.

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2. Kastraki Village - Meteora

Kastraki Village

Near the iconic Kalambaka, the Kastraki area is nicely designed. It offers some of the best locations for tourists to enjoy beauty. At the heart of this location is the stunning abundance of rocks. The location of the area under the rocks means that it can offer a peaceful sleep to people. Camping Tourists can camp in the area, enjoy the lush scenery and use the terrains for different activities on top of amazing hotels. At the heart of this place is the desire to enjoy natural beauty.

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3. Holy Monastery of Great Meteoron - Meteora

Holy Monastery of Great Meteoron

Meteora is one of the most famous places in the world and it is known for the wealth of its monasteries. One such monastery which is the oldest is the Holy Monastery of Great Mateoron. The monastery was designed as the hot bed for Christianity. The monastery is the largest, the highest and the oldest of the six monasteries on offer. The monastery was founded by a monk. The monastery due to its design still appears impressive even to this day.

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4. Holy Monastery of Varlaam - Meteora

Holy Monastery of Varlaam

Set amidst the hills, the Varlaam Monastery is beautifully located in the stony area of the Meteroa region. It is one of the six famous monasteries in the area. The Varlaam Monastery was first built as a tiny chapel and it dates back to the 14th Century. The church on offer is elegant and is known as one of notable buildings in Europe. It has amble space now for tourists to take a tour, learn about the history and take in the historic landscapes.

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5. Holy Monastery of Roussanou - Meteora

Holy Monastery of Roussanou

Rousannou Monastery remains on lower grounds as compared to others. Despite its location it offers an extension which is made using ample wood in 1868. The structure is supported by more strong material in 1930. In spite of this, its base is still very shaky and there have been instances of stone dropping off pointedly on all sides. The entirety of it is used for religious purpose and it is divided into three levels: the congregation and cells possess the ground floor, while the two upper floors house the visitor quarters, party rooms, a presentation room, and more cells.

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6. Monastery of St. Nicholas Anapavsa - Meteora

Monastery of St Nicholas Anapavsa

Owing to its locality, the Monastery of St. Nicholas Anapavsa has been designed and developed upward rather than outward, rising three stories high. The little katholikon of St. Nicholas is located on the second floor. Its vault has no windows since another floor is based on top of it and it has an unpredictable angles design to make sure that the angles used in the monastery aren’t disturbed. The frescoes of Agios Nikolaos are probably the most critical in the Meteora, as they were painted by the commended pioneer of the Cretan school, Theophanes Strelitzas.

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7. Holy Monastery of St. Stephen - Meteora

Holy Monastery of St Stephen

The Old Katholikon, which was modified in 1545 and frescoed is a star attraction even today. The new Monastery of Agiou Stefanou was found back in 1798 and is as of now being decorated by a present day craftsman. It is in homage to the martyred St. Charalambos, whose head is one of several bodies it houses. The refectory (fifteenth century) has a surviving fresco of the Virgin in the apse. The treasure chamber contains a little exhibition hall of vestments and different religious articles and the nuns offer carefully assembled weavings and different knickknacks.

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8. Holy Monastery of Holy Trinity - Meteora

Holy Monastery of Holy Trinity

The Holy Trinity Monastery is an Eastern Orthodox religious community in the rural area of Greece. The monastery is located in the Peneas Valley upper east of the town of Kalambaka. It was made at the highest point of a rough cliff more than 400 meters high and features some portion of 24 religious communities which were initially worked at Meteora, one of the most seasoned as yet existing of the Meteora cloisters. Six of the 24 religious communities are as yet dynamic and open to guests. The church was included in the 1981 James Bond film, For Your Eyes Only.

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9. Trikala - Meteora

Trikala

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