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Stunning Photos of Comet Streaking Through Night Sky Over Greece

Constantine Emmanouilidi, a photographer based in Thessaloniki, traveled to Meteora in central Greece to capture this rare cosmic event when comet Neowise crossed over the towering rock formations which are home to one of the largest and most precipitously...

Two Greek Jewels on List of Most Beautiful Small European Towns

Two small Greek towns recently were included on this year's listing of the ''25 Most Beautiful Small Towns in Europe,'' which is published by the acclaimed Conde Nast Traveler magazine. The small village of Assos in Greece's Cephalonia (Kefalonia) island...

Truffle Hunting Begins in the Forests of Meteora

The first fortnight of March in Greece features the annual hunt for truffles in Thessaly's region of Meteora. In an area already full of amazingly beautiful landscapes, monasteries and forests, truffles are a small yet exquisite quarry that gourmands...

Breathtaking Drone Video of Snow-Covered Meteora

The sandstone peaks and monasteries of Meteora in central Greece were blanketed by snow on Friday morning, creating a rare and stunning spectacle. Meteora is a huge rock formation which has on its slopes no less than 24 monasteries. The...

Experience Truffle Hunting in the Enchanting Forests of Kalampaka, Meteora!

There are many things to do in Meteora that might surprise you -- including truffle hunting. That's right, the serene and spiritual monasteries, perched high up on rock formations, towers over the magical and beautiful forests below which hold the...

New Meteora Museum Reveals Greek Site's Ancient Past (video)

A new museum at the site of central Greece's epic Meteora rock formations will boost tourist traffic and benefit the whole regions, officials have said. The Museum of Geological Formations of Meteora in Kastraki was inaugurated earlier this week, housed in...

Breathtaking Pictures of Snow-Covered Meteora

The sandstone peaks and monasteries of Meteora in central Greece were blanketed by snow on Tuesday morning, creating a fascinating spectacle. Meteora is a huge rock formation which is home to no less than 24 monasteries. The monasteries emerged on...

Timelapse Captures Fog Blanket in Meteora, Greece (video)

Meteora is a rock formation that is home to 24 monasteries. A blanket of fog could be seen moving through Meteora, Greece, on December 1.  Minh Phan, a meteorologist traveling in Greece, captured the footage. Phan told Storyful, “Valley fog is...

Join the Truffle Hunt in Meteora This March

The Natural History Museum of Meteora and Mushroom Museum in an effort to create alternative touristic activities that showcase nature's wealth in Greece organized truffle hunting activities. This year's activities will start on March 26. Special trained truffle dogs with...

BBC Reports: Meteora Ranks in the Top 50 Reasons to Love the World!

Meteora is one of the 50 reasons to love the world, according to a BBC report. "Because in Meteora, Greece, the drastic measures monks took to seek solitude made me realize the power in seeking quiet in our hectic world,"...