In this installment of the David Here internet series, David takes audiences . Meteora is located at the heart of Greece. Meteora literally translates into’suspended from the atmosphere’. Here David tells and shows us exactly what do and things to see in Meteora, Greece.
Meteora has Kastraki village, two major towns and also the town of Kalabaka, which is home to the vast majority of resorts, restaurants, and stores. A must-do for anybody would be a guided bus tour. You will get to experience the unique landscapes of Meteora’s rock woods. Even from the bus there are amazing vistas. You will stop at the Great Meteoran Monastery, which is the biggest, and oldest, tallest monastery here. Admission into the monastery is just 3 euros.
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David’s bus trip stops by one of the most historical sites in Greece, Theopetra Prehistoric Cave. Since excavations started in the 80’s several significant finds have been made. Among them contain individual bones, human footprints dating back and stone tools! Meteora also has a lot in store for adventure travelers. One of the tasks is walking through the Stone Forest. When you go on your own hike, your guide will provide you history lessons and legends on the way.
You will be rewarded with views if you’re willing to do a brief but challenging climb. Adrenaline junkies: Meteora has you covered. Try scramble hiking if you would like to bring up the experience a notch. This kind of hike is very comparable to rock climbing but needs less equipment and also using your hands to pull yourself. You will be rewarded with epic opinions of Kalabaka. Rock climbing is also an alternative for newcomer and experienced climbers alike.
And if you did not understand Meteora gets wineries! Loudas Winery is a boutique winery 5 minutes from Kalabaka. They’ve been open since 2006 and specialize in both Greek and international varieties. Come to taste some of the most popular wines of Meteora and purchase presents for your family members and friends back home. You will get to see the winemaking process first hand, and perhaps receive a tour from the owner himself if you’re there during the September harvest season.
If you’re wondering how to restrict what do and things to see in Meteora, just understand that: You CAN’T skip a tour. There are just two viewpoints where groups gather to see the sunset. It is quite a sunset you will not soon forget. It’s also a excellent time to photograph the stunning rock formations that Meteora is famous for.
If you thought you knew Greece, think again.
Production by Carlos de Varona from Chromahouse
Special thanks to Visit Meteora and XShot.
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