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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,"...

Town of Kalambaka Seeks to Change its Name to Meteora, Mayor Tells

The municipality of Kalambaka, a town nestled at the foot of the unique Meteora district and the cluster of monasteries perched on their peak - which together comprise a UNESCO World Heritage site - has officially applied to the...

A Hot-Air Balloon Ride Over the Hanging Rocks of Meteora

There is no better way to enjoy the magical place of Meteora, than on a hot-air balloon, the owner of the company that organises the tours said in an interview with Praktorio 104.9 FM. Meteora, which in Greek means suspended...

Meteora Natural History Museum Shortlisted for 2 European Museum Academy Awards

Better known for the unique, dramatic landscape of the Meteora district and its historic monasteries, the town of Kalambaka also has a little known but excellent natural history museum with an extensive mushroom collection (full name the Museum of...