Meteora - A trip to the suspending in the air Monastery Complex
Meteora has been one of the largest and significant complexes of Christian Orthodox Monasteries in Greece. Meteroa means “suspended in the air” and it comes with the place the 6 monasteries of Meteroa were built which is natural sandstone rock pillars. It used to have 30 monasteries active and it has been included on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Monks started gathering in Meteora on the 11th century and the build of 24 of the monasteries was made in 15th century that with their frescoes influenced in lengths the development of post Byzantine painting.
Meteora is close to the small town of Kalabaka and the rock on which Meteora stands on top is considered to be 60 million years old.
Meteora is only a 220 km away from Thessaloniki and is a great place for one day trip.
Leave every detail of you trip to us and just enjoy it. Our hotel offers a range of very comfortable rooms with a high level quality of service that will satisfy your every need after a trip to the astonishing Meteora.
Zaliki Hotel organizes and other trips to places like
- Vergina where the tomb of Philip II; father of Alexander the Great was found and is displayed in public
- Mount Athos (Agion Oros); the autonomous area in the penisula of Chalkidiki that is famous about its 20 Orthodox monasteries.