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Tempi- Pelion – Meteora

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Tempi (Vale of Tempe) (30 km)

The Vale of Tempe (or Tempi in Greek) is a valley of incomparable natural beauty. The valley has a length of 10 kilometers, while at the narrowest point it forms a gorge with a width of 25 meters with cliffs nearly 500 meters high. Through it flows the Pineios River on its way to the Aegean Sea. It is worth visiting the church of St. Paraskevi.

PELION (105 km)

Pelion Mountain is an all natural fortress overlooking the city of Volos. In the Greek mythology it was the summer residence of the Olympian gods and the homeland of the Centaurs. It embraces 24 picturesque traditional mountain and coastal villages.

METEORA (135 km)

The unique and enormous rocks of Meteora rise precipitously from the ground and dominate impressively over Kalambaka. It is estimated that this breathtaking geological phenomenon was formed about 60 million years ago during the Paleogene period. Characterized as the second Mount Athos, it is an important monument of Orthodoxy. Meteora are included in the UNESCO World Heritage List.