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Feb 10
Sunrise and Sunset timeline in Greece, 2024

Sunrise and Sunset timeline, Greece 2024, Meteora Sunset

Dec 07
The Holy Monastery of Saint Nikolaos, Meteora UNESCO Heritage Site

The Holy Monastery of Saint Nikolaos of Anapafsas or Agios Nikolaos is the first active Monastery we encounter on our way to Meteora and was founded at the end of the 14th century. For the name Anapafsas there are numerous interpretations two of which are the most popular. The first one is that the name […]

Dec 07
The Monastery of Holy Trinity, Meteora UNESCO Heritage Site

The Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada) at Meteora is one of the most photographed monuments in the area. At the same time its the most difficult to reach. For those who will attempt to reach it will be rewarded with the panoramic view of the surroundings which is simply captivating! This Monastery is very close […]

Dec 07
The Holy Monastery of Saint Stephen, Meteora UNESCO Heritage Site

The Holy Monastery of Saint Stephen (Agios Stefanos) is by far the most accessible monastery, where instead of steps you simply cross a small bridge to reach the entrance. It is ideal for visitors with mobility issues who cannot use the steps and yet they wish to have a real experience of a Meteora monastery. […]

Dec 06
The Holy Monastery of Roussanou, Meteora UNESCO Heritage Site

The Holy Monastery of Roussanou, located at Meteora was first established in the 14th century. It received the name probably from the first hermit-monk who settled on the rock during that period. The main cathedral was founded at the end of the 16th century and was decorated thirty years later by a monk who lived […]

Dec 06
The Holy Monastery of Varlaam, Meteora UNESCO Heritage Site

The monks separated themselves from this world; fleeing into the deserts, crossing the seas, climbing on steep and high mountains. They stop at nothing in their everlasting desire to witness the Divine Light; to experience the presence of God in their hearts. The Holy Monastery of Varlaam is the second biggest monastery of Meteora. Located […]

Dec 06
The Great Meteoron Monastery, Meteora UNESCO Heritage Site

Definitely the biggest and one of the most impressive monasteries in Meteora is the Holy Monastery of Transfiguration of Jesus, best known as Great Meteoron. The monastery was constructed on top of the biggest rock named accordingly “Platis lithos” or “Wide Rock”, having a total area of more than 50 acres and height reaching more […]

Dec 06
Meteora Monasteries, UNESCO World Heritage Site

From the begining to today A visit to Meteora-Greece and the monasteries offer a unique perspective of nature’s grandeur in conjunction with history, architecture, and man’s everlasting desire to connect with the Divine. From the early Christian times, the cliffs of Meteora were regarded as a perfect place to achieve absolute isolation. A place for […]

Jun 25
20 Best Places to Visit in Greece

Known for its plethora of ancient ruins, whitewashed villages, sunny beaches, tasty cuisine and friendly atmosphere, it is no wonder that Greece ranks among Europe’s top travel destinations. Greece is full of historical wonders and has mythology which dates back thousands of years. Its prowess in literature is equally matched by the natural surrounds it […]