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Meteora

Address: | Just outside the village of Kastraki, Kastraki, Kalambaka, Greece
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Type: Ancient ruins, Mountains, Sights & Landmarks, Nature & Parks
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Type: Ancient ruins, Mountains, Sights & Landmarks, Nature & Parks
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

Check out all the monasteries if you can. Give yourself two days here. You will not regret it. Its tough to climb as the monasteries have around 150 to 200 rocky steps each. But I did 3 in a day with a toddler on my back. there is one which doesnt require steps access.

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Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

What to say about Meteora... It is a destination you must visit! The nature, the mystery, the monasteries, combine and create a unique landscape.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

The most amazing scenery for a walk. Would recommend walking up the road from kalambaka and to the monasteries. We went at a leasurely pace and still visited 3 monasteries. The real part of the experience is walking through the astonishing mountains so would recommend going yourself by foot. It is a very easy walk and makes it feel much... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We rented a car from Athens n it took us almost 6 hrs to get there. It was dark when we arrived at the Petrino guesthouse. Our booking was via airb&b. Our hostess was very accomodating n we had a small but cozy room. The guesthouse overlooked huge stone mountains when we woke up the next day. So amazing! We... More 

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Lancing, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Built in 12th-13th century. This place is holy to the Orthodox Christian. I nearly cancelled about coming here after reading reviews that it will be no good for small children. Well, my children ages 3 and 6 really enjoyed it. I chose to come here in winter as I don't like the idea of queues and lots of tourist in... More 

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Smithfield, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Nearly every Greek pizza house in America has one or more pictures of these specacular monsteries perched on pointed rocks. It's one of those 100 places to visit before you die. Each of the monasteries has something different to offer. Do some research and pick the ones most appealing to you but certainly explore the entire road complex in order... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

The most holy of places in Greece, from our hotel you could just walk up to the monasteries. A steep but rewarding walk. The St Stephens nunnery had great paintings in the church from the fishes in the sea, to the haloed good climbing to heaven to the sinners descending to the fiery pits of hell. Rather gruesome paintings of... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Very impressive temples! The way there took like 3 hours and we were done sightseeing in an hour or so.. The only thing that really impressed me was this huge "splinter" (more like a really big wooden beam) that supposedly comes from the Noah's ark! Really cool.

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Tonsberg, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

My mum and I spent spent one week in Parga and we had decided the excursion to Meteora in advance. It is a long travel by bus so if you choose that be prepared. You will then have time to get complementary information about the history to the county you`re travelling in and Meteora. Meteora are often called Greece's Grand... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

beautiful views you'll fall in love with. quite and cosy monasteries. mountain roads. blooming trees. In one word - a miracle.

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