Not only is Meteora unique for the odd shape of its pillars and rock formations, but perched upon each one of these is a monastery. There are 6 in total, with nobody quite knowing how or why they were established there. There were previously many more in the area, and this historical quirk has led to many people visiting to catch a glimpse of their strange locations.
Best time to visit
April-October, when the weather is warmest and conditions driest
How to get there
Fly to either Athens or Thessaloniki, and then either train, bus or car from there
Warm Summer, with temperatures averaging 24-27 degrees celsius, and relatively cool Winters, with temperatures averaging 8-10 degrees celsius