Metsovo is one of the most well-known big traditional villages, located at an elevation of 1.160 m.
It is situated in a wonderful part of the Pindos mountains and its locals have a long tradition in the production of top quality wood-carved items and embroideries. Today it is considered as one of the most popular ski-resorts around Greece. Metsovo is 1 hr away from Meteora.
The city of Metsovo is appeared for first time in 1380 after Christ in the chronicle of brothers Proklos and Komninos. Initially it was a small settlement of shepherds. Later, because of its important geographic place, it enjoyed particular preferential treatment that contributed in its survival and accelerated the rhythms of multifarious growth in difficult times. It is reported that in 1430 after Christ privileges were granted in the people of Metsovo by the Sultan Murad the Second, as a reward of the good behavior.