Top Things To Do In Metsovo, Greece
- by XpatAthens
- Tuesday, 16 February 2016
Metsovo is a picturesque town situated in the slopes of Mount Pindos in Epirus. The small town stands at an altitude of 1156 metres and is surrounded by beautiful nature and lush vegetation. Metsovo is a very popular destination in Greece as it's a place that has kept its character over the years with traditional stone and wood houses. It offers visitors a variety of activities all year. Here, Travel Passionate offers her suggestions in things to see and do in Metsovo.
Admire art at the Averoff museum
The museum houses a vast collection from the works of famous Greek painters and sculptors from the 19th and 20th century.
Visit the museum of Folks Art
The museum is housed in the restored Tositsa Manor. On your visit you will be able to see how a traditional house of Metsovo was organized. It has an invaluable collection of old objects.
Walk around the village
Explore the village on foot, walk in the stone alleyways and admire the traditional architecture of the houses and the views of mount Pindos. Make sure you stop at Metsovorama cafe and bar for a coffee and admire the incredible view of the surrounding mountains. There are a couple of churches worth visiting like the church of Agia Paraskevi at the central square of the village and the church of Agios Nikolaos with rare byzantine icons.
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