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Thessaly Greece
Amy Adejokun
Amy Adejokun Section editor

Discover Thessaly

A vast plain surrounded by mountains, Thessaly has, among other assets, the mythical Mount Olympus, where the Gods rest. Climbing it remains a standard activity for tourists.

Thessaly

Thessaly , The rocky peaks of the Meteora , Greece
The rocky peaks of the Meteora

Some of these pillars of rock rise to heights of up to 300m.

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Thessaly , The Pelion region , Greece
The Pelion region

The Pelion region is famed for its low, triangular churches.

© Florent Reclus / age
Thessaly , Roussanou monastery , Greece
Roussanou monastery

This Christian Orthodox monastery is located in the Pineios valley.

© Florent Reclus / age
Thessaly , Monasteries of the Meteora , Greece
Monasteries of the Meteora

The Meteora are home to 24 monasteries dating back as far as the 11th century.

© Florent Reclus / age
Thessaly , Afissos harbour , Greece
Afissos harbour

The village of Afissos is built in the same shape as an amphitheatre.

© Florent Reclus / age
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