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dpappas87

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I'm planning on taking a day trip from Thessaloniki to Meteora but I'm scared I'm going to be exhausted for the drive back. How long does it take to walk up?

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francescool

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When I climbed it took me about 45 minutes
 

nm1999

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It took me about an hour but it can take longer depending on how many breaks you take. I recommend you don't go during the middle of the day when the sun is at its highest point. It will be way too hot and you will get dehydrated
 

nik_ma

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Meteora is an amazing place; I would say it that it is not very well known to foreigners as it is not close to the most famous sea-side destinations. Enjoy:
 

Fetk

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I don’t recommend seeing all the monastery in one day . go early in the morning depending on the ones you visit they are not long to walk up some are very quick from main Entrance. My family is from there and we go every year to see them.
 

Fetk

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I don’t recommend seeing all the monastery in one day . go early in the morning depending on the ones you visit they are not long to walk up some are very quick from main Entrance. My family is from there and we go every year to see them.
Also one day is not enough to visit all monestary and then drive back to Thessaloniki .
 

dpappas87

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Also one day is not enough to visit all monestary and then drive back to Thessaloniki .
What do you suggest? Are there any hotels near the monastery to stay for two days?
 
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What do you suggest? Are there any hotels near the monastery to stay for two days?
Look for hotels in Kalambaka, it's a xorio at the base. You can also find airbnb's there.
 
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k_tsoukalas

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There's a lot to see here. I agree that you should stay more than one day, or at least overnight, so you can don't get too exhausted for the drive back.
 

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