St Stefanos convent in Meteora

Hike the Meteora Rocks


Experience the incredible scenery of Meteora and explore the centuries-old monasteries via an authentic hiking path. Reaching heights close to 2,000 feet (600 meters), Meteora is one of Greece's most important monastic communities. A local guide will take you through the forest and hills to this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Along the way, learn about its geological, cultural, and historical significance.

As you hike along the paths first used by monks centuries ago, you'll experience the unique convergence of nature and spirituality. This moderate trek allows you to see the monasteries and their surrounding landscape from an entirely new perspective. Enjoy views of Kalabaka, Kastraki, and the Meteora Valley below.

As you reach Meteora, enjoy incredible views of Greece's oldest monasteries, rising out of imposing rock formations created 60 million years ago. Enjoy a guided tour of the 9th-century monastic life, nearly unaffected by modern times! You'll visit one of the monasteries before hiking back down. Feel free to ask questions and stop to take plenty of photos.

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Itineraries with Hike the Meteora Rocks

Explore Athens, Meteora, Delphi, & the Cyclades - 11 Days

Hit several major hotspots on this 11-day tour of some of Greece's most beautiful and iconic sites. You'll start in Athens, with a full day to experience the Acropolis and buzzing neighborhoods before visiting the monasteries of Meteora suspended in the sky and the amazing ruins of Delphi. Next, hop a ferry to glamorous Mykonos. Here you'll explore beaches, boardwalks, and nightlife under the eyes of the island's famous windmills. End the trip in Santorini with its classic white-topped cliffs and caldera views, complete with island cruising, wine tasting, and stunning sunsets to spare.

Mainland Greece Adventure Trip - 15 Days

Spend just over two weeks discovering Greece's stunning mainland, from the clifftop monasteries of Meteora to the tranquil waters of the Peloponnese to the historical shores of Nafplio. You'll explore Athens by bike before hiking the hills and rafting the rivers of Zagori. Finish your journey with a kayaking excursion beneath imposing castles and an unforgettable sunset finale.

Adventurous Athens, Central Greece, and Corfu - 12 Days

This exciting itinerary squeezes plenty of thrills into 12 days spent on the mainland and Corfu. Soak in the history of Athens as you bike through its various neighborhoods, and then head for the monasteries of Meteora and the villages of Zagori. There you'll trek through the mountains and be at one with nature. For a change of scenery, take the ferry over to Corfu, where you'll hike, bike, and kayak around its ruggedly beautiful coastline and historic Old Town.