Meteora

 

Meteora Greece

Meteora

Meteora is a complex of monasteries

situated in the northwest corner of the Greek region of Thessaly. Lying to the east of Pindos Mountains, Meteora has a unique and strange landscape with huge sandstone up to 1000 m (3300 ft). Meteora means “suspended in air” and the scientists believe that were formed 60 million years ago during the Tertiary period emerging to a delta of a river. A community of 24 monasteries is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and an important centre for the Orthodox Church. The rocks away from the monasteries are very popular in the community of climbers. Hotels in Kalampaka

How to get Meteora

Kalampaka is the nearest town, you can fly from Athens to Volos then a bus, or direct by bus from many Greek cities.

Where is Meteora on Map of Greece

Where is Meteora on Map of Greece

Location of Meteora on Map of Greece