Traditional religious feasts of the summer and local flavors

TRADITIONAL RELIGIOUS FEASTS OF THE SUMMER

If you are a traditional culture and tradition enthusiast, you shouldn’t miss out on attending one of the religious feasts of the summer. The most important ones are the feast Prophitis Helias Apsilos and Prophitis Helias of Troulaki on the 19th of June, the feast of Agios Panteleimonas in Cheronissos on the 26th of July, the feast of Agios Ioannis on the 28th of August, of Agios Simeon Stilitis on the 31st of August, of Taxiarhis on the 5th of September, of Agios Sozon on the 6th of September, of the Virgin Mary on the 7th of September and of Agios Nikitas on the 15th of September.

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LOCAL FLAVORS

Famous dishes and pastries are chickpea balls (“revithokeftedes”), slow baked chickpeas stew (“revithada”), honeyed, fragrant and soft nougat (“pasteli”), honey pie, almond macaroons (“amigdalota”) and, of course, the famous “mastelo”.

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