Meteora

Meteora, Greece

Travel Blogs from Meteora

Meteora Travel Blogs (145)
bizantine wonders, Meteora, Greece travel blog

bizantine wonders

A travel blog entry by bogna

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... , w XIV w. odkryl to miejsce sw. Anastazy, ktory zlecial na skrzydlach orla na jeden z meteorow (z gr."meteora" -"zawieszony w powietrzu") i zalozyl tam pierwszy klasztor. Wyszlismy przez Kalambake, skrecilismy na szlak dla pieszych i wspielismy sie ze ...

Christian Jihad at Meteora, Meteora, Greece travel blog

Christian Jihad at Meteora

A travel blog entry by lraleigh

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... , in this case, the meteor.  Meteora means rocks suspended in the air, which also describs the scene at Meteora, where Greek Orthodox monasteries are suspended high above the plains on rock outcrops. The rocks rose dramatically from our balcony at ...

Hoya Saxa!!  (aka "What Rocks!"), Meteora, Greece travel blog

Hoya Saxa!! (aka "What Rocks!")

A travel blog entry by gr8escape

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... a night for a bed and shower?!? Fools - they could have charged us 100 euros at that point and I would have said "GREAT!" WHO KNEW Meteora was so cool?!? We got up and had greek salad number 2 or 3. We waited for the bus. It didn't come. We rented a ...

Meteora Monasteries, Meteora, Greece travel blog

Meteora Monasteries

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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... time I had been attended to, the queue was 15 numbers from being served. The curly drive to the Meteora Monasteries was interesting. Greece, is actually quite dry in appearance. The striations in the rocks were fascinating. It looked like the land ...

Attractions in Meteora

Meteora Attractions (8)
Meteora

Meteora

5.00

East of the Pindos Mountains, Just outside the village of Kastraki Meteora, Thessaly, Greece

Leonida's Monument

Leonida's Monument

4.00

Thermopylae, Meteora, Thessaly, Greece

This small monument commemorates the battle in 480 B.C. in which a small band of about Spartan soldiers held off a huge Persian army for three days. The delay was long enough to allow for the successful defense of Athens against the Persians.

Megalo Meteoro Monastery

Megalo Meteoro Monastery

5.00

Meteora, Thessaly, Greece

Varlaam Monastery

Varlaam Monastery

4.50

Meteora, Thessaly, Greece

Founded in 1517, this monastery houses a valuable collection of Byzantine relics.