Welcome to the tourist guide of Meteora

In Meteora Tourist Guide you will find all the necessary information concerning Meteora Rocks, Meteora and the area and villages. Moreover you will find:

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Meteora has many accommodation like hotels, hostels,guesthouses, studios, rooms to let and restaurants - tavenrn for your relaxation and vacation in Limni Plastira.

After the creation of Meteora the region has been developed in Touristic Resort area and now is one of the most desired summer and winter destinations in Greece.

Read below about limni plastira history and sights.

Meteora is a town which combines both the traditional and the modern elements. It is the capital of homonym province. It occupies the northern department of the Prefecture of Trikala and the north-western end of Thessalian plain. Meteora is built in the feet of rocks of Meteora and near the left bank of river Penios.

The city is acquaintance from the antiquity. Initially, called "Aiginio" and later, in the Byzantine years, called "Stagoi". The origin of word "Meteora" is Turkish and means "powerful fortress". This name is in effect the last 6 - 7 centuries. Meteora was released from the Turkish balance on 27 August 1881. But at the duration of Macedonian fight it played also an important role while it was the base of operations of Greek fighters that went to help the brothers of Macedonia. The city was burned completely by the German troops of possession on 18 October 1943.

The rocks of Meteora are raised above Meteora and with their impressive beauty constitute a pole of attraction for thousands visitors that reach the region at the all duration of year in order to see and admire this infrequent and impressive phenomenon.

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Hotel Alexiou

Kalambaka

Phone 1: +30 2432077126

Phone 2: +30 6937107624

Fax: +30 2432077128

MOUZAKI HOTEL & SPA

Mouzaki

Phone 1: 2445043450

Phone 2: 2445043451

Fax: 2445043454

Doupiani House

Kastraki

Phone 1: +30 2432075326

Phone 2: +30 2432077555

Fax: +30 2432024078

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Monasteries

Published on 2014-09-22

The Monastseries are linked by asphalt roads, but the area is best explored on foot on the old paths (where they still exist). You could walk around all the monasteries in one day, but you would need an early start and plan, at least a two hour break from 1pm to 3pm when most monasteries are closed. They are only open at the same times and closure days do vary from season to season. Walking and climbing
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Sights

Varlaam Monastery
In a small distance from the rock of the Great Meteoron Monastery there is the smaller, yet very imposing rock of the Monastery of Varlaam. According to the tradition the first inhabitant went there 600 years ago in the 14th century. he was contemporary of Saint Athanasios, the ascete-anchorite varlaam who also gave his name to the monastsery.The present magnificent katholikon that is honoured in memory
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Saint Nikolaos Anapafsas Monastery
The Monastery of St. Nicholaos Anapafsas is situated very near Kastraki Village. It is the first monastery one can meet in the way from Village to Meteora. All around we can see the ruins of other monasteries of Prodromos, Aghia Moni and Pantokrator and the small church of Virgin Mary of Doupiani.The rock, where that monastery stands, is very small and narrow at the top. This reason influenced the
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Saint Stephen Monstery
The Monastery of St. Sthephen is situated on the southeast end of the complex of the Meteora rocks, right above the town of Kalambaka and it is the only monastery that one can visit without using stairs because the approach can done by a small bridge.The view from the balcony of the monastery is magnificent. Down in the valley lies Kalambaka and further away the Peneios river.Since 1961 this monastery
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Areas

Kastraki
Close to Kalampaka, in the way to Meteora is found the graphic village named Kastraki, with the characteristic traditional life and its rich natural beauty. Its beauty is noticed, particularly, by the imposing landscape of rocks of monastic state of Meteora. The village is embedded in the embrace of huge rocks, ressembling that they protect it. The community was created the time of Ottoman domination
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Diava
Diava is a semi-mountainous village (300m. height), 3,5 km south-west of Kalampaka. It is constituted by roughly 900 residents, which deal in their majority with agriculture and livestock-farming.In the East of the village, the River Penios flows. Exceptional beauty the forests ?Channels? in the 1200 m., in distance of 8 km from Diava are distinguished Meteores and Domokos. The old name of village
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Pertouli
Talking about Pertouli, which is surrounded by the famous mountains Neraida, Koziakas, Loupata and Avgo, and full of dense forests, lush meadows, wild flowers with colorful spark next to the tall trees and flowing waters of the river filled with aquatic plants, will not be an exaggeration to speak of a mountain paradise.The Church of Holy Apostles is a white miniature in the green landscape, which
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Elati Pertouli
Elati, a village attracting tourists all through the year, is the first village we meet on the road, 14 km from the Pyli at an altitude of 860m. The population of 700 in the winter rises to 4,000 in the summer, with the main income coming from tourism and secondarily from logging and stock-raising.The rare beauty and the hospitable spirit of Elati combine to make it one of the most developed holiday
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Neraidochori
Neraidochori is located 1,140m above the sea level, only 4 Km away from Pertouli and is just a short distance away from the beautiful grasslands which give their place to steep tops. The village is surrounded by the mountain tops Marosa (1,980m) from where one has a magnificent view of Mesochora villages, Megdovas Lake in Karditsa, and the plains of Thessaly, Neraida (2,000m) with a unique view, too,
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