Category: Thessaly

Meteora – Kalambaka

Meteora (meh-teh-o-rah) is an extraordinary place, and one of the most visited in all of Greece. The massive pinnacles of smooth rock are ancient and yet could be the setting for a futuristic science fiction tale. The monasteries atop them add to this strange and beautiful landscape. Each monastery is built around a central courtyard

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The region of Thessaly occupies much of east-central Greece between the Pindos Mountains and the Aegean Sea, bordered by Sterea Ellada to the south and Macedonia to the north. It boasts two of Greece’s most extraordinary natural phenomena: the monastery – capped rock forests of Meteora, and the lush Pelion Peninsula, home to restored pensions

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