Best Photography Spots Meteora Greece Kalambaka

The Best Photography Spots Meteora Greece can be found here. If you are a photographer or a photo enthusiast you came to the right place. 

When you think of Greece, you think of islands and beautiful crystal clear blue waters. However, Greece also has an amazing mountain range.

Meteora is located in Kalambaka Greece. What is Meteora? Meteora is the actual rock formations that you see in Kalabaka Greece and it stands for Suspended in the air. Meteora has a long history dating back 50,000 years. The oldest man-made structure can be found in here dating back 23,000 years. Crazy to think about right?

The easiest way to get to Meteora Kalambaka, (remember Kalambaka is the actual city), is via train. You can take a train from Athens to Kalambaka. The journey will take you about 5 hours possibly a bit more. If you want to rent a car you can do that too and drive your self to Meteora. There are no rental car companies in Meteora so you have to do everything in Athens. 

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These are the Best Photography Spots Meteora Greece

Best places to photograph in Meteora Greece

Photography Guide to Meteora Greece

Upon your arrival in Kalambaka, you will notice the epic rock formations known as Meteora. If you arrive there by train there is really only one way to do this and to do it right. What you need to do is contact my friends at Visit Meteora and sign up for their sunset tour. They will take you to all the epic locations listed here. That’s the way I do it. 

If you arrive by car then what you want to do is take the Epar.Od. Meteoron-Kallitheas road. This is the road that will take you around all the monasteries, and of course all the epic photography spots. 

There are four main photography spots you must visit. Do not get me wrong, every corner of Meteora is incredible, however, these three spots are a must when you are there.  From a photographers perspective. 

The Gear

The gear I used for all my photos: Nikon D800 with a Nikon 14-24mm. A wide angle is a must. I edit all my images with my Lightroom Presets download them and give them a try. 

In No Particular Order The Best Photography Spots Meteora Greece

1. Sunset rock. this is an awesome view of the valley, make sure you walk around as there are many different places you can set up and get your shots. This is the shot to get if you only have time to visit one place this is the one or just finish here.

Best photography spots in meteora Greece

Best Photography Spots Meteora Greece

2. The observation deck. You can find this place up the road from the sunset rock. The view looks almost identical, but if you look close you can see that is quite different and just as impressive. 

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3. From the road. You can get this epic panoramic view of the valley.  As you are driving to the next spot keep your eyes peeled and you will see this epic view. Stop and get your shots. 

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4. Holy Monastery of Great Meteoron. You can get epic views from this location. Make sure you walk down to the rocks and around to get the best views. 

Best Photography Spots Meteora Greece

Holy Monastery of Great Meteoron

Meteora monasteries best photos

These are the best spots to shoot and to get the epic must have photos from Meteora Greece. If you want to facilitate your trip, take a tour with my friends at Visit Meteora, they will pick you up from your hotel and take you around for pennies on the dollar. This is how I’ve done it both times I’ve been to Meteora. 

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