|Cultural Events in South Pelion
Throughout the year, there are many festivals, celebrations and
cultural events that take place throughout the Pelion peninsula.
Below you can find information about some of the cultural events
that take place, and to which everyone is welcome to attend.
Platanias - South Pelion
One of the oldest buildings in Platanias is the church of Agii Anargiri
taht is dated from 1916. This church celebrates with a large two
day religious and traditional festival every year on the 1st of
Also every year in Platanias the Cultural Association Friends
of Platanias organises the "Plataniass Night",
with traditional Folklore orchestra. On this night free fish soup
( bouyabess ) is served, as well as local wine, while the beach
party on the sandy beach thrives long into the night.
The same Association also organizes the religious festival of the
church Panagia Mousgiotisa, in the yard area of the church. The
Association supports and promotes the preservation, restoration
and reforming the surround area.
We are currently developing this section to include much more information
about cultural and religious events that take place throughout the
year, and which we hope to have available online in the very near