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  • Fly to: Prevesa, Greece

  • Internal Transfer: 4x4 minibus to Vista near Monodendri

  • Visa required: Not if British

  • Currency: Euro

  • Time Zone:+2hrs GMT

  • 5 Quick Facts:Click here

  • Journal:No journal for this trip

Northern Greece - 5 Quick Facts

1. Meteora literally means "suspended in the air"

2. Meteora is one of the largest and most important complexes of Eastern Orthodox monasteries in Greece, second only to Mount Athos

3. Zagori, is a region in the Pindus mountains in Epirus, in northwestern Greece. It has an area of some 1,000 square kilometers containing 45 villages (known as Zagoria), and is in the shape of an upturned equilateral triangle

4. The Sarakatsani people who can be found in this area use several Greek words of a Northern Greek dialect not commonly found anywhere else in Greece

5. The Vikos Gorge at 990m deep is one of the deepest in the world (the deepest in proportion to its width that is)