Mighty Meteora

Preveza Parga, Greece
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When your name means ‘middle of the sky', you're no ordinary tourist attraction. The jaw-dropping and neck-craning Meteora is one of 18 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Greece – but few can match its wow factor. On this full day tour, you'll visit its largest monastery and visit the town of Metsovo.It's a long trip to Meteora from Parga – but it's well worth the journey through the hills of western Thessaly. Meteora's ancient monasteries sit on top of sandst... Read More

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Description

When your name means ‘middle of the sky', you're no ordinary tourist attraction. The jaw-dropping and neck-craning Meteora is one of 18 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Greece – but few can match its wow factor. On this full day tour, you'll visit its largest monastery and visit the town of Metsovo.It's a long trip to Meteora from Parga – but it's well worth the journey through the hills of western Thessaly. Meteora's ancient monasteries sit on top of sandstone towers carved out by Mother Nature. Originally, there were 24 built, of which six remain active. You'll visit the largest, the Monastery of Great Meteoron. At more than 600m, it's also the highest. Its frescoes are alone worth the trip up.You'll also have the chance to takes come pics of the Monastery of the Holy Trinity, which starred in the Bond movie For Your Eyes Only. Rounding off the day is some free time for lunch in Kalambaka followed by a chance to explore the red-roofed mountain town of Metsovo.

Important Information

Inclusions

Transport. English-speaking escort. Entrance fees

Highlights

Scenic drive from Parga to Meteora. Discover the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Meteora. Visit the Monastery of Great Meteoron. See the Monastery of the Holy Trinity from below. Free time the mountain town of Metsovo

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mobile

Important info

  • Guided in English
  • Photography not allowed inside the monasteries
  • Lunch and drinks not included
  • Dress appropriately – no shoulders or legs showing – when visiting monasteries
  • Not suitable for babies or guests with reduced mobility

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Cancellation policy

You can cancel your tour until a day before your travel date

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