Enjoy an unforgettable experience visiting the Meteora monasteries from Thessaloniki! Meteora is a geological miracle and its hilltop cloisters are among the most important complexes in Eastern Orthodoxy as well as a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Depart early in the morning from Thessaloniki and travel through a landscape of green valleys dotted with dramatic grey cliffs to reach Meteora. Once at the beautiful town of Kalambaka, you will visit the famous Meteora, geological formations unique in their kind, on which the monasteries are perched; they were built in the 14th century and they are rich in precious testimonies of Byzantine art. Visit two of these fabulous monasteries with your expert guide to find out more about their history and the treasures they keep; each monastery owns a vast richness of frescoes and icons. Afterward, you will make your lunch break in Kalambaka town where you will also have the chance to explore the region’s modern-day culture.