Meteora is an amazing place in central Greece, where is still alive the second largest in importance monastic republic inhabiting monasteries. The monasteries are situated on the top of the grandiose skyrocketing and rock towers. Meteora is one of the most attractive places for pilgrims and tourists in Greece.
The sightseeing can be reached from Thessaloniki, where is one of the international airports of Greece. You can buy cheap flights to Greece, to the Thessaloniki destination and then get some of the tours to Meteora.
Meteora is located in north-western part of the Thessaly plain about 170 km southwest of Litohoro, about 70 km west of the main city of Thessaly Larissa, 21 km from the city of Trikala and 1-2 km from Kalambaka. There, among the dense mass of dark green trees towering about 60 number of giant (up to 300 meters) rock type acquired over the centuries of rising to the sky towers with different shape.
The sharp needles of Meteora rise in the northeastern part of the fertile plain of Thessaly at the foot of the mountain massif Pindos.
The sightseeings in Greece have strict travel insurance policy, as you should care about it, before starting a tour to the beautiful places.
Meteora is situated 240 km southwest of Thessaloniki in Thessaloniki-Katerini road. The sightseeing is part from the tour Larissa-Trikala-Panagia. Close to Meteora are the towns Kalambaka and Kastraki, where most of the tours start. In Kalambaka and Kastraki there are many comfortable and luxury hotels, apartments and rooms for rent.
Southeast of Kalambaka and north of Kastraki there are many asphalt roads, which can be used for visiting the six active monasteries. In the monasteries it is forbidden to enter with shorts, and women must have long skirts and covered shoulders.
Here you will see the places, which are inspired by the cult of god and religion. Definitely each person will be impressed by the beauty of the nature and the monasteries of Meteora. In any case this is one of the top tourists attractions in Greece and tourists must see it.