Perched atop towering cliffs, the Meteora monasteries stand as silent sentinels, bearing witness to centuries of history and spirituality.
The monasticism of Meteora over the centuries Throughout the centuries, the monastic life of Meteora includes the different types of monasticism found within Orthodox Christianity. For over a thousand years, Meteora gave shelter to those who wished to retreat forming a monastic community that at its peak had over 24 monasteries. Today, only six of
Knights Templars and the church’s hidden history In Part 1 we discussed the connection of the Byzantine church in Kalambaka with the local mythology, the ancient religion, and the general historical context in which the Knights Templars left evidence of their presence here at Meteora. In this part, we’ll present exclusively and for the first
The untold story of Kalambaka’s Byzantine church In the old part of Kalambaka town, right beneath the giant cliffs of Meteora lies an elusive and relatively unknown monument. The locals know it as the Byzantine church. It’s the oldest standing monument of the entire Meteora region, with a truly fascinating story embedded on its walls,
Read the Code of Ethics for responsible tourism By choosing to visit Meteora you’ve made a choice to visit above all a holy place! A centuries-old monastic community with monks and nuns who still practice their faith and ancient rituals. It is one of the most important monastic centers of the Greek Orthodox Church
The Holy Meteora, one of the most admirable and awe-inspiring sceneries in the world, with their gigantic rocks reaching heights of more than 600 meters, so many centuries ago it was formed here one of the most important monastic communities of Greece. On top of these exposed to weather elements peaks of Meteora and in