Amalia Hotel Kalambaka is situated in an ideal location, in a serene atmosphere next to the magnificent Meteora rocks, conveniently close to the town where you can learn about Greek history and culture. During your stay at the hotel, you may admire the incredible views of Meteora and visit the monasteries perched on pinnacles of rock. However, Meteora is not limited to visiting monasteries and going hiking. There are so many things to do in Kalambaka and so many activities to try! In the beautiful and unknown forests of the region near the city, visitors have the opportunity to enjoy a unique truffle hunting experience.
The Natural History Museum of Meteora and the Mushroom Museum is located only 5,5 km away from Amalia Hotel Kalambaka. The Museum’s collections consist of about 350 species of animals and 250 species of mushrooms and their natural habitats respectively. Mushroom hunting excursions, such as truffle hunting organized by the Museum, have made it an important reference point for all visitors, Greek and foreign.
Visitors have the opportunity to enjoy a unique truffle hunting experience, taste a delicious pasta dish with truffles that are found by truffle dogs, visit the Natural History Museum of Meteora and Mushroom Museum, try various mushroom products and exceptional local wine. The duration of the program is about 3 hours and is ideal for families with children of all ages. It operates throughout the year depending on weather conditions and can be booked independently or via shared organized tours.
Mushroom hunting is unique in Greece. The area is charming, truffle hunting is adventurous and the truffle pasta dish that is cooked with the truffles is unforgettable! The fact that the excursion is combined with a visit to one of the few Mushroom Museums in the world and the mushroom product tasting, creates an original and unique experience.
Experience the difference and enjoy! At Amalia Hotel Kalambaka we care to make your stay memorable!