Trikala is a Greek city located about twenty kilometers southeast of the famous tourist attraction, Meteora. Meteora consists of beautiful rock formations and mountains, and six monasteries that stand on top of several of the formations. Trikala is an ideal base for trips to the nearby attraction. Tour buses, taxis, and local buses operate to Meteora.
There are a number of different accommodation options, including guesthouses, budget and luxury hotels, and hostels in Trikala. If you're traveling solo, hostels in Trikala are the cheapest accommodation option. There are also a number of campsites located outside the city toward Meteora. All accommodation options ate reasonably priced for Europe, and are of a high standard. Complimentary Wi-Fi, and tourist information and local maps are often provided. Hot water is usually also provided. Breakfast isn't always included in the price, however, there are many cheap bakeries as well as supermarkets and mini-markets. There are also many cheap fast food restaurants that sell gyros (a Greek kebab).
There aren't too many attractions in the city itself, however, there are all the usual city amenities available in the city, such as post office, bus station, grocery stores, and pharmacies. There are also several green plazas that are great for relaxing. The town is clean and safe, and surrounded by agriculture. There are also several good archaeological sites located within twenty kilometers of the city. The closest airport is Thessaloniki, and local buses can be caught between the two cities. As in most cities in Greece, you can also take trips to Athens and Olympus National Park from the city center.
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