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Easter in Ouranoupoli Halkidiki

In Ouranoupoli the picturesque village on the borders of Mount Athos Easter is celebrated with great reverence. Throughout the duration of Holy Week hundreds of faithful come to Ouranoupoli, many of them leave their families in Ouranoupoli and visit Mount Athos, women and children can take a cruise around the monasteries of Mount Athos.

On Good Friday procession of the Epitaph is around the village to the cemetery. The resurrection is the central square with lighted candles and many pyrotechnics. After the Resurrection followed by dinner with traditional magiritsa. Easter Sunday is celebrated the second resurrection with a procession around the village and the traditional custom of the burning of Judas "in a Mouragio the village.

You can benefit from the offers of Panorama Spa Hotel and enjoy the traditional Calendar.