Looking for some new adventures? Ready to visit one the most breathtaking locations in all of Greece? Are you already longing for Christmas? Then what are you waiting for?
Witness the beauty of Meteora, the Christmas spirit of the most beautiful Christmas Village in Greece, and try the local flavours of Volos! Join the ESN Meteora trip today for an experience unlike any other!Here are some info about the places we will visit: Meteora: Meteora is an area that covers a few square kilometres, where an ancient monastic community and a rare geological phenomenon of huge rock pillars coexist in absolute harmony. Located at the northwest tip of the plain of Thessaly, Meteora today has become one of the most popular destinations of mainland Greece. The Greek word Meteora means "suspended in the air". It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, an archeological site and an officially declared holy place! For more information you can visit the wikipedia page : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meteora Volos: Volos is a beautiful city of Thessaly, built in the innards of the Pagasitic Gulf, near the site of ancient Iolkos and at the foot of the mountain of Centaurs, Pelion. It is one of the largest cities and one of the most important ports in Greece.There you will have the chance to drink traditional tsipouro at a local greek tavern and discover the beauties of the city. Trikala: Trikala is known to have the best Christmas village in Greece. Every year this small town in the heart of Greece is transformed into a Christmas paradise full of treats, lights, Christmas trees, theme park decor and attractions. Around "The Mill of the Elves", as it is called, you will find a beautiful Christmas decor worthy of an amusement park. Our schedule : SATURDAY 25/11 - Bus leaves from the Faculty of Engineering AUTH at 7.30am - Visit to the Meteora monasteries - Check in at the hotel in Kalabaka - Free time at Kalabaka - Greek night (traditional music, food, and dances) SUNDAY 26/11 - Breakfast at the hotel - Check out from the hotel - Visit The Mill of the Elves at the city of Trikala - Visit the city of Volos and free time there - Return to Thessaloniki . Price: -With ESNcard 90€ -Without ESNcard 93€ .The price includes: 1) Accomodation & Breakfast 2) Transportation 3) Dinner (Greek night) . Please fill the form below if you want to participate : https://esnthessaloniki.gr/.../meteora-volos-trikala-trip... First come first served . IMPORTANT: Please have your student card (paso) or your erasmus ID (the red one, not the ESNcard) with you on the trip, in order to enter the monasteries for free. As it is a religious place, girls will be asked at the entrance to wear long skirts (under the knee) and boys have to wear long trousers. ‼️REFUND POLICY: NO REFUNDS! In case you want to cancel your participation, there will be no refund and it is your own responsibility to exchange your spot with another Erasmus student!
Please note: This event was organised by members of ESN AUTH, ESN IHU and ESN UOM Thessaloniki to help you get the most out of your Erasmus life! All ESN events are non-profit and are organised by students for students on a voluntary basis. ESN carries no responsibility in case of damage caused to oneself, third parties, any person or things which might occur in the activity’s context or in any other initiative developed by the above mentioned association. The event will be photo and video recorded. When attending this event you agree on the collection and on the processing of your personal data and on the publication of the photos and video recordings. The event publication of the recordings will be on a publicly available website. The consent to the processing of Data may be revoked by sending an email at the DPO of ESN Greece ([email protected]).
- Everyone is invited.