There are 6 working monasteries in total, 2 of which have nuns.The word Meteora means literally 'hovering in the air. amazing a marvel of nature giant rocks one of the most spectacular places to visit in Greece.
Monastery of Agios Stefanos
hiking in Meteora
Monastery of Grand Meteoron
Monastery of Varlaám The Monastery of Varlaam is the second largest monastery in the Meteora. It was built in 1541. In the 16th century, two monks, enlarged the chapel and built a monastery. Since 1350, the ascent to the monastery was made by wooden ladders.From the early part of the 19th century, they created steps carved in the rock. Today, can be accessed by a narrow bridge that runs from the main road.. The Monastery of Varlaam hosts a museum and is known for its great frescoes. In the monastery, proper attire is required. Women must wear skirts There is a pleasant garden in the compound.
Monastery of St. Stephen Holy Monastery of Rousanou The Rousanou Monastery was built in 1545
Monastery of Ayía Triáda (Holy Trinity) The monastery of the Holy Trinity was made in 1488
Monastery of Áyios Nikólaos Anapafsás (St. Nicholas) Monastery of St. Nicholas Anapausas, built in the beginning of 16th century.The construction of the monastery adapted to the very small area of the plateau of the rock in which it was built. There is a 2 euro fee to enter each of the monasteries.Men's arms must be covered and they must wear long pants. Monasteries are closed between one and three every day.T
Explore Kalambaka The name Kalambaka comes from the Turkish word Kalembak which means beautiful fortress.The ancient name of the city was Aeginion.it is a very popular destination with many restaurants and shops.Every year more than 2.5 million tourists visit Kalabaka.
Kastraki The village of Kastraki in the shade of the rocks of Meteora.