Meteora is located in northern Greece, which is famous not only for its beauty and geological phenomenon , but also a complex of monasteries located on the cliff tops of Thessaly . “Meteora” is translated as ” hanging in the air ” or ” heavenly ” . Rocks, which were built monasteries of Meteora , formed about 60 million years ago and were a rocky bottom of a prehistoric sea . As a result of a number of natural factors , cliffs acquired such bizarre forms of massive pillars . Visiting monasteries available not only to believers and tourists . For a detailed study of this unique monument of history need more than one day. Each monastery is an asphalted road , making them accessible and popular tourist destination. Kalambaka – largest town , located at the foot of Meteora, can not boast of historical attractions, but has all the necessary conditions for the adoption of overnight guests.