Visit Meteora – Kalambaka
Meteora is an area in Thessaly (central Greece) and Kalampaka is the city under the rock towers of Meteora. The thing that makes Meteora so special is the monasteries on the top of the rock towers.
The monasteries,the amount of peaks to climb and the paths for hiking brings many tourists to Meteora all year round.
The Meteora is one of the largest and most important complexes of Eastern Orthodox monasteries in Greece, second only to Mount Athos. The six monasteries are built on natural sandstone rock pillars, at the northwestern edge of the Plain of Thessaly near the Pineios river and Pindus Mountains, in central Greece.
The nearest town is Kalambaka.
In 1988,UNESCO declared Meteora to be a World Heritage Site !