Doupiani House

Kastraki, Meteora, Kalambaka, Thessaly, 42200, Greece | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $74.00
 

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Day 28 (Athens - Meteora)

A travel blog entry by kimrop88

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... salad. It's getting hotter as we go it was about 37 where we stopped. Back on the bus we watched the movie 300 until we reached the hotel. We met up not long after to head up into the mountains to look at the Monasteries. The scenery here is so amazing, huge rocks and hills which hermits built these massive monasteries and nunneries directly into. Erin played creepy eerie music in the bus to get us in the mood. The stairs up and down were a bit rough (especially in 40 ...

Mind ... Blown

A travel blog entry by haysnoe

... sites themselves. But what makes Meteora so amazing is how these monasteries are, and have been for 1000 or more years. As important, the mere existence of these monasteries are said to have preserved the ancient and Hellenistic tradition of Greece and the Greek Orthodox church.

Meteora is a series of six ancient monastic communities situated very high in seemingly impossible locations high atop rock spires hundreds of high. Nearly all monasteries that we've ...

Meteroa

A travel blog entry by melliekat

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... only saw a couple of monks and nuns at each one but Maria said that there are about 30 living at each. We were not allowed to take pictures inside so unfortunately cannot share the beauty of these churches visually.

When we were leaving the convent, Mel went to pet a stray cat that ended up cuddling with her and curled up on her lap. She so wanted to take him home...he had some sores and burrs matted into his fur…poor ...

The monasteries on Mnt. Kalambaka

A travel blog entry by jazminebattle

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... the monks and nuns practice on a daily basis.

When we went into the main church we learned some brief history about the church and then we performed a very informal impromptu. We sang the short version of one of our pieces entitled "The Best of All" that ends with an "Amen" prayer.

Once we left Valaarm we headed towards the second monastery Agia Triada, which is about 5 minutes away! On our way there was this beautiful beautiful ...

Monks on high!

A travel blog entry by roamingfree

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... this very stubborn cough that has nearly gone....but never gone!

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This 3 star hotel, located on Kastraki, Meteora, Kalambaka, is near Meteora, Megalo Meteoro Monastery, Varlaam Monastery, and Agios Stefanos.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsDoupiani House Kalambaka

    Reviewed by jessicaboonstra

    Lovely

    Reviewed Jul 9, 2013
    by (1 review) , Netherlands Flag of Netherlands

    Great place

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    Reviewed by denisebadi

    Bliss.....

    Reviewed Jun 16, 2013
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    TripAdvisor Reviews Doupiani House Kalambaka

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding