Monastery in Meteora

Moni Megalou Meteorou

The best known of the Meteora monasteries, Moni Megalou Meteorou is an imposing form built on the highest rock in the valley, 613m above sea level. Founded by St Athanasios in the 14th century, it became the richest…
Museum in Northwest Pelion

Theophilos Museum

This inconspicuous and faded mansion in Anakasia village features the fanciful and colourful work of Theofilos Hatzimihail (1866–1934), a wandering self-taught artist from Lesvos who earned his food and keep paintin…
Monastery in Meteora

Moni Agias Triados

Of all the monasteries at Meteora, Moni Agias Triados has the most remote feel, plus the longest approach. It was featured in the 1981 James Bond film For Your Eyes Only. The views here are extraordinary, and the sm…
Museum in Kalambaka

Museum of Hellenic Culture

A passionate local collector has amassed a collection of rare antiquarian books, from Aesop's Fables to a 1567 Homer text, all beautifully displayed. This is no dull exhibit, but a delightfully colourful journey thr…
Archaeological Site in Larissa

Ancient Theatre

This well-preserved 3rd-century-BC theatre is located in the modern city's centre, 100m north of Plateia Sapka. It is believed to have been used not only for theatre performances, but for important events relating t…
Viewpoint in Meteora

Psaropetra Lookout

For a panoramic break from visiting the monasteries, visit the rambling Psaropetra lookout, 300m east of the signposted fork northeast of Moni Varlaam.
Monastery in Meteora

Moni Agias Varvaras Rousanou

Access to Moni Agias Varvaras Rousanou is via a small wooden bridge. The beautiful coloured-glass-illuminated katholikon (principal church of a monastic complex) is the highlight here, with superb frescoes of the Re…
Museum in Kalambaka

Natural History & Mushroom Museum

To give the kids, or yourself, a nature-based break from the Meteora monasteries, this museum with a quirky collection of dioramas with animals and birds from around the globe might appeal. If taxidermy isn't your t…
Monastery in Meteora

Moni Agiou Nikolaou

Moni Agiou Nikolaou is the nearest moni to Kastraki, just 2km from the village square to the steep steps leading to the moni. Many people bypass this, but they shouldn't. The monastery was built in the 15th century …
Cave in Meteora

Theopetra Cave

Since 2016, Theopetra Cave (4km southeast of Kalambaka) has been closed by the Greek government, due to fear of landslides. Enquire with Visit Meteora for current status. Elements of the cave indicate the evolution …