THE GREAT METEORO :
SUMMER: 9.30- 15.00 (Close on Tuesday)
WINTER: 9.30- 14.00 (Close on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday)
THE MONASTERY OF VARLAAM
SUMMER: 9.00- 16.00 (Close on Friday)
WINTER: 9.00-15.00 (Close on Tuesday and Friday)
THE MONASTERY OF ROUSANOU (ST BARBARA)
SUMMER: 10.00-16.00 (Close on Wednesday)
WINTER: 9.00- 14.00 (Close on Wednesday)
THE MONASTERY OF ST NICOLAS ANAPAFSAS
THE MONASTERY OF ST STEVEN
SUMMER: 9.00- 13.30 AND 15.30-17.30 (Close on Monday)
WINTER : 9.30-13.00 AND 15.00-17.00 (Close on Monday)
THE MONASTERY OF THE HOLY TRINITY
SUMMER : 9.00-16.00 (Close on Tuesday)
WINTER : 10.00-16.00 (Close on Tuesday)
Visiting hours may change without warning
It is better to contact the guide so as to give you all the last minute information about your trip to Meteora .
The monasteries are still active till today.
All of them are open for a visit but all the visitors, Greeks and foreigners should keep in mind that they will come to a place where still monks and nuns live.
During the visit of the monastery all we have to be properly dressed.
APPROPRIATE CLOTHING IT MEANS:
- Sleeveless clothing and shorts over the knee for men and women are prohibited and you‘ll be denied access if dressed that way.
- Women cannot enter the monastery with trousers , they need a skirt ( or a scarf ).
- At the entrance some of the monasteries give a scarf for the women but some of the monasteries they sell one.
IT IS BETTER TO CONTACT THE GUIDE FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE DRESS CODE AND CHANGES OF THE LAST MINUTE
DUE TO COVID conditions change.
In contact with the guide you can be informed about the latest changes and useful information.
There are two main routes that one can follow to Meteora.
The first, starting from KALABAKA is to pass through Kastraki and continue to Meteora, depending on the monastery he wants to visit.
The second is, as someone comes from Trikala, at the entrance of the city to take direction to Meteora.
For those who will come by car, there are some auxiliary signs.
DURING THE SUMMER MONTHS there is also a KTEL bus service to Meteora, quite often and anyone can go to the monasteries by bus. The visitor who will not come by car also has the option to take a Taxi from Kalambaka.
The visitor who wants to see METEORA and visit the area and some of the monasteries and who has an appetite to see and learn something more ….. has the option to book a TOUR with a GRADUATE GUIDE.
With this choice, effortlessly, you will see one of the most beautiful places in Greece.
It is ideal for anyone who wants to enjoy without wasting time organizing the minutes, a WONDERFUL EXCURSION TO METEORA.
There are several who use the term GUIDE without being.
THE CERTIFIED GUIDE:
- must have with him his professional identity and
- the visitor must ask to see it.
Otherwise he might pay for something he ultimately should not !!
BE INFORMED ABOUT BEFORE BOOKING ANY TOUR.