Spetses Festivals & Cultural Events

Spetses Festivals
Festivals and cultural events of Spetses

Spetses island is a huge inspiration for many people considering its traditional history and artistic wealth. Locals try to share the beautiful and old customs and show the warm hospitality to visitors.

Religious feasts & festivals

July 17th

On the 17th of July there is a celebration on the chapel right above the beach of Agia Marina.

July 26th

On the 26th of July, the locals organize a feast to commemorate Agia Paraskevi. The celebration lasts till the early hours with food, live music and dances.

Agios Mamas

The feast of Agios Mamas is a romantic happening on Spetses island. It takes place in the small chapel of Agios Mamas, very close to Dapia.

Cultural events

Armata Festival

The most important festival in Spetses is Armata Festival and it is held to commemorate a naval battle between Greek and Ottoman ships during the Greek War of Independence. The celebrations last for a week but the peak is the representation of the "burning of the Ottoman flagship" that takes place the first weekend after September 8th.

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