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Interesting facts about St Nicholas Monastery in Meteora Greece

Interesting facts about St Nicholas Monastery in Meteora

St Nicholas Monastery is also known as St Nikolaos Anapafsas. It is the first monastery that will grab your attention on your way to Meteora. From the town of Kalambaka, Meteora is accessible by an unreliable public bus, but taking a taxi would be highly recommended. There are also tours that would take you up […]

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Roussanou Monastery Meteora Greece

Roussanou Monastery – Small But Lovely

Roussanou Monastery sits on a low rock pillar – compared to the other monasteries in Meteora. It is very much accessible to public transport and there is not much climbing involved, but a few steps. The monastery itself is connected via a small bridge and is managed by nuns who are collecting the entrance fee […]

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Varlaam Monastery in Meteora, Greece.

Varlaam Monastery – Sitting on Top of a Rock Pillar While Being Beautiful

Varlaam Monastery was the first monastery we’ve seen when the driver dropped us off at the parking lot in Meteora. Though the parking space was just opposite the Great Monastery of Meteoron, Varlaam demanded our attention first. And why not? She sits on top of a rock pillar while being spectacularly gorgeous! Wait until the […]

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Holy Monastery of Great Meteoron (Greece).

The Great Monastery of Meteoron in Meteora

The Great Monastery of Meteoron is the highest of all monasteries built in Meteora. These monasteries sit on top of towering rocks that were impossible to climb. As they say, it is a herculean task to get up in these monasteries that look like they’re “suspended in the air.” But, nowadays, stairs and bridges are […]

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The Holy Monastery of Roussanou (Greece).

Meteora in One Day from Athens – A Travel Itinerary

Meteora in one day? Yes, it is possible – from Athens. However, you need to sacrifice your sleep if you want to maximize your time. And if you are into walking/hiking, you’ll go far. So, here’s our one day itinerary in Meteora. Thursday, 11:55 PM – Taking the Train We took a train from Athens […]

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Meteora Monasteries are Hovering in the Air (Meteora, Greece). Travel Blog

These Meteora Monasteries are Hovering in the Air

These Meteora monasteries are hovering in the air. On our way to see these monasteries, our jaws dropped as we passed by the towering rock formations. They are amazing geological formations that will never fail to make you wonder how they came into existence. While these are marvels of nature, the monasteries on top of […]

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