Off the beaten path: the world’s remotest monasteries…
Locked-down tourists longing to visit Greece can still enjoy the magnificent views of the Meteora monasteries and walk with monks along Holy Mount Athos…
Two new drone videos show very different perspectives of Greece, from a desert landscape in one to monasteries atop towering rock pillars in the other.
The sandstone peaks and monasteries of Meteora in central Greece were blanketed by snow on Friday morning, creating a rare and stunning spectacle.
The first hermits arrived in hopes of finding seclusion and spiritual peace. Centuries later, it is still easy to see why, of all places, it is here that the first occupants chose to dwell.
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One of the largest and most important complex of Greek Orthodox monasteries in the country, second in importance after Mount Athos, the Meteora complex – Meteora means ‘in the heavens above’ – stands out with its serene beauty. So let’s take a look at The Six Meteora Monasteries You Have to Visit.
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Minh Phan, a meteorologist traveling to Meteora, captured the fog footage. Phan told Storyful, “Valley fog is common in and around these mysterious rock formations.”
Located north of Greece, built on top of sandstone rock pinnacles on the Thessaly Plain in the Pinios River valley, the Meteóra (Greek for “in the heavens above”) is a group of six Greek Eastern Orthodox monasteries, inhabited since the 14th century.