Easter in Ouranoupoli Halkidiki

In Ouranoupoli, the picturesque village on the border with Mount Athos, Easter is celebrated with great reverence. Throughout Holy Week hundreds of believers arrive in Ouranoupolis, many of them leave their families in Ouranoupolis and visit Mount Athos, women and children can cruise around the Monasteries of Mount Athos.

On Good Friday the procession of the epitaph is carried throughout the village until the cemeteries. The Resurrection takes place in the central square of the village with lit candles and many fireworks. After the end of the Resurrection the meal with the traditional cooking follows. On Easter Sunday, the second Resurrection is celebrated with a procession throughout the village and the traditional custom of "burning Judas" in a village mouragio.

You can take advantage of the offers of Panorama Spa Hotel and enjoy the traditional Easter.