Xenos Hotel

Meteora, Kalambaka, Thessaly, 42200, Greece | Hotel
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This hotel is located on Meteora, Kalambaka.
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Travel Blogs from Kalambaka

A DREAM COME TRUE

A travel blog entry by mek1 on Oct 10, 2014

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... The rock formations of Meteora cover an area of 20 sq. km. These are the only such formations in Greece. As you approach Meteora from Kalambaka, the first monastery that you see high up on the rocks, is St. Stephen. This is the first monastery that we are going to visit. There is a bridge that you must cross to enter the monastery. There is an inscription as you enter "St. Jeremiah 1192". In fact this site was inhabited by its ...

Oh boy...

A travel blog entry by katiespellmeyer on Oct 04, 2014

... 8217;t have the ornate mosaics or detailed paintings, but it was massive, stony, and somewhat simple, but still incredible. Beneath we got to go to the crypt where St. Nicholas’ body (well skeleton anyway) is. After a quick stop there we headed to the ferry. Protecting our bags and looking out for pickpockets we boarded. At first it seemed like we were getting ready to be shipped off in crates since we boarded where the cars and trucks drove on, but ...

Lazy day

A travel blog entry by lunarei on Sep 03, 2014

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There is not much to report for today. We waited till 2pm for our bus (though it was supposed to pick us up at one thirty (they had a good reason)). We got on our bus to be driven 2 min down the road to stop for lunch. After lunch we drove to Kalambaka, the town just at the base of the Meteora's. We stopped twice more on the way, once to take a photo of the statue of the general that led the army against Persia (if you've ...

Moving Right Along

A travel blog entry by salbertson on Jan 19, 2014

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... to the Church of Saint Demitrius. The original church was constructed in the early fourth century, but the building had to be reconstructed several times due to fires. A particularly nasty fire in the early twentieth century destroyed not only a significant portion of the church, but most of the city. However, the restorations and archaeological excavations that followed actually led to the discovery of several fascinating artifacts that can now be seen ...

Monks on high!

A travel blog entry by roamingfree on Nov 19, 2013

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... picture of a saint and a candle and that they can be there because of a fatal accident or because the accident was not fatal...as a thankyou.....or simply to thank the saint for something, a safe journey, maybe. They said that children are generally named after saints. Not only that but they celebrate their namesake Saint's Day (the one after whom they are named) much more than they celebrate their own birthday. Incidentally I am familiar with Saints Days ...