CENTRAL GREECE: 7days cycling & multisport tour (Mt Olympus, Mt Kissavos, Meteora)

4th day: Cycling & tour at Meteora

4th day: Cycling & tour at  Meteora

Our excursion begins after a good breakfast in Litochoro hotel and we move, by bus and with all bicycles, to Kalabaka that constitutes the city-gate of the huge stone complex of Meteora. The first visit is the hovering Monastery of «Agios Stefanos ». From there the cycling tour begins in a downhill route with a direction to the monastery the «Big Meteoro» and then to the monastery «Varlaam».

The masterpiece of the nature spreads before our eyes. The holy place constitutes a breath-taking spectacle!

We continue our cycling descent and arrive to Kastraki. It nestles between the rocks and it is the most beautiful village in the area and the base of operations for the climbers. Next we go to a special location in order to know the sport of climbing from a qualified instructor on the holy rocks, something very popular in the area and it attracts the specialist athletes and amateurs from all over the world, to the marked routes. There we will try the climbing route for the beginners and we will get to know the custom of AgiosGeorgiosMantilas.

Then we go with our bicycles to the Natural History Museum and the Mushroom Museum.

The excursion ends at the Central Square of Kalampaka. Then a stop for coffee or a sweet follows and a free tour to the traditional local shops of the area. After a dinner in a traditional tavern,  we return to the hotel.

Meteora route

Cycling Walking Visit to historical place/ museem

Difficulty Level: Easy

Meeting Point: Paralia, Pieria

Start: Monastery of Agios Stefanos

Finish: Central Square of Kalabaka

Suitable for: participants ages older than 18 years old with moderate level of fitness

Overnight: Paralia, Pieria

Recommended equipment list

  • Small cycling back bag.
  • Helmet
  • Sport shoes.
  • Bandana
  • Wind-waterproof sleeveless jacket (optional).
  • Hat, cap or headband
  • Sunglasses.
  • Sun cream & lips sun cream.
  • Bars, gels.
  • Extra bottle of water.
  • Optionally your own snack.
  • Camera, personal items.
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