Guesthouse Arsenis

East road of Meteora, Kalambaka, Thessaly, 42200, Greece | 3 star hotel
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Meteora - Monastery Country

A travel blog entry by gas_greece

8

Woke up in Meteora to pouring rain, the famous rocks had disappeared into the mist. We set off anyway to the first & largest monastery, the Moni Megalou Meteorou. The sign at the front said closed Tuesdays so that's OK we thought, and then found it was closed. What day is today? OH! Its Tuesday! We had completely lost track. So on we went to #2 …

Meteora

A travel blog entry by gas_greece

3

What a long day's driving. We left Olympia at about 8am and drove to Patra, crossing the massive new bridge back into Central Greece. The toll cost €10.90 which was rather unexpected and causing much scrambling for the right money. Then on up to Ioannina, after which we hit the mountains. We had been told they were only little mountains and …

Visit of the original Olympic Games Site

A travel blog entry by alim58

5

This morning we headed off on our first day excursion to visit the site of the first Olympic Games. The usual circus of all the different groups sorted by language gathered at various spots in the ship to be escorted off to the buses waiting on the wharf. Our bus was mainly English speaking and one family from Spain, so everything is read out in both languages by our tour guide. We met a couple from Toronto, a couple from Tweed a Heads , Australia and an English couple ...

It's monastery time!

A travel blog entry by gritttle

6

... yet it was much more quiet. I am telling you that Nena was trying to kill us with the steps today. You can only imagine the amount of steps we had to climb up the mountain. We got a good workout in. Our day of monasteries was filled with beautiful Greek Orthodox iconostasis and tons and tons of steps. We were so tired and eager to get to out next destination, ...

Meteora and Monasteries

A travel blog entry by madtram93

3

We went from Kalambaka to Meteora to visit a couple monasteries located on top of the huge rock formations. We first visited the Varlaam Monastery and only six monks live here. There is a talanton that they use to call the monks to meals and it is made out of wood or metal. We got to see one outside of the main church. The main church here has Byzantine art from the 16th century and little windows for the purpose of being more protected ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on East road of Meteora, Kalambaka, is near Meteora, Megalo Meteoro Monastery, Varlaam Monastery, and Agios Stefanos.
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