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Meteora

A unique place in Greece.

Meteora is an area in Thessaly (Central Greece) and Kalampaka is the city under the rock towers of Meteora. The thing that makes Meteora so special is the monasteries on the top of the rock towers. The monasteries, the abound of peaks to climb and the paths for hiking brings in Meteora the whole year many tourists.

Historians and geologists started to be interested in the creation of these rocks (Meteora) about 1000 years ago, expressing several theories.

The prevailing theory about Meteora creation, is that one of the German geologist Philipson, who came to Greece in the late 19th century. According to his theory, a large river had his estuary in this area which for millions of years was covered by a narrow and deep part of the sea .The river waters place matter, stones and generally several materials that were transferred by its waters at the estuary from Northern parts of primordial central Europe. From the accumulation of these materials deltaic cones were formed.

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