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.
Some of these pillars of rock rise to heights of up to 300m.© Corbis / age fotostock
The Pelion region is famed for its low, triangular churches.© Florent Reclus / age
This Christian Orthodox monastery is located in the Pineios valley.© Florent Reclus / age
The Meteora are home to 24 monasteries dating back as far as the 11th century.© Florent Reclus / age
The village of Afissos is built in the same shape as an amphitheatre.© Florent Reclus / age