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Euboea, Chiliadou, Strapones, Squid Festival

EVENT INFO

Start Date: 9 July 2023
End Date: 9 July 2023
chiliadou beach

EVENT INFO

Start Date: 9 July 2023
End Date: 9 July 2023

At the squid festival of Chiliadou coal-roasted squid is offered following a fishing contest.  The person who catches the most squid is the winner and a lively revelry takes place in the evening.

Chiliadou is well known for this festival and is famed for its extensive pebbly beach, its rock-climbing fields, but also its serenity for the solitary. If you happen to be there during the first half of July, you will come across the squid festival that takes place every year. 

grilled lobster at Festival of the Squid at Euboea, Chiliadou, Strapones, Greece

Some of the special local foods one can enjoy are the kourkoubines or goglies. Other dishes include trahana, kokoras krasatos, lamb giouvetsi, shrimps saganaki, octopus in wine and spaghetti with fishfood. Also don’t miss out on the local deserts of Euboea, like baklava, amygdalota, dry figs, local honey pasteli, and homemade spoon sweet.

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