The gigantic rocks of Meteora dominate imposingly in Kalambaka between mountains Koziakas and Antichasion. This masterpiece of nature reveals all its glory for centuries as a unique geological phenomenon in beauty and an important monument of Orthodoxy.
In view of the sacred rock, the visitor is stunned by the impressive majesty of this gigantic stone complex.
Today Meteora designated by the UN Heritage Site.
The city of Kalampaka is built on the feet of the Meteora and it is at the left side of the river Pinios.
It is the starting place for those visitors who wish to be familiar with the monuments and the magnificent sites of Aspropotamos of Hasia, of Koziakas and especially of the Meteora.
Kalampaka is known all over Greece and the world because of the famous monasteries that exist on the top of the rocks of the Meteora that are at the north-eastern side of it. Every year, millions of visitors come from all over the world in order to admire and honour them.
Meteora designated as the second Mount Athos continue the monastic tradition for nearly six centuries.
Of the 24 monasteries today operate six while the remaining 15 are uninhabited and in ruins