Meteora is a small Greek peninsula with spectacular natural rock formations, including monasteries and other buildings built on top of huge monolithic limestone rocks.
Monasteries in Meteora are famous for their amazing architecture. Monks have been living in the monasteries for more than a millennium and have helped establish the region as one of the most important places in Orthodox Christian Orthodoxy. These monasteries have been built on top of huge rocks by Byzantine monks, who’ve lived there since medieval times.
At this tour, you’re going to see famous monasteries of Saint Stephen and Saint Paraskevi. It is one of the most significant monasteries in Greece and houses a museum with many priceless relics.
The Monastery of Grand Meteoron is the most visited site in Meteor. It is located 2,100 feet up from the ground on a rock formation that resembles the shape of a star.
The Monastery of Holy Trinity is located on a hill with great views over Meteora’s mountain peaks.