Christmas in Kastoria, Nymfaio and Prespes

The wedding of a family member promted us last year to spend 4 days in Thessaly and Western Macedonia. Our main destination was Kastoria, a 2000 years old aristocrat with 13,000 children !!! A beautiful, quiet, clean and fascinating city, built on a peninsula sticking out in Orestiada Lake. We arrived in the late afternoon…

Kalambaka – Venetikos – Siatista – Meteora

December 24th 2016 we left Athens and headed towards Kastoria, Prespes and Nymfaio (see related post here). We took advantage of the 500km we had to drive to reach Kastoria by making several stops for sightseeing, lunch or rest. On our onward and return journey, we stopped at Kalambaka (see photo album here), 350km from…