A fine pillar shortly before Roussanou monastery.
From Kastraki, follow the road leading to the monasteries. 1100m past the first monastery (Agios Nikolaos Anapafsas), park off to the side of the road on the hairpin turn (39.718659, 21.633441, 400m before Roussanou monastery). Follow the path to the right through dense vegetation. Return: Via two rappels (1 x 30m, 1 x 30m) starting from the summit on the east (left of the route you climbed).
Getting to Meteora: Located in Central Greece, Meteora is 357km northwest of Athens. From the Athens International Airport, take the Attiki Odos motorway in the direction towards Elefsina. Exit at No 8 (Greek Motorway A1/European Route E75) in the direction of Lamia. After approx. 215km, you will come to the outskirts of Lamia. Exit at E65 and drive towards Karditsa/Trikala. When you get to Karditsa (approx. 90km) follow the ring road, which bypasses the city center, towards Trikala. When you get to Trikala (approx. 28km), follow the ring road, again towards Kalabaka and Meteora. When you get to Kalabaka (approx. 26km), continue towards Kastraki (2km), the village built in the shadow of the Meteora towers. The main road through Kastraki is the same one leading to the rock towers.