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Tinos, Falatados, Festival of St. Gregorios Theologos

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Start Date: 25 January 2024
End Date: 25 January 2024
Falatados

EVENT INFO

Start Date: 25 January 2024
End Date: 25 January 2024

The village of Falatados, renowned for its raki, is the second-largest village on the island of Tinos after Pyrgos, and features wonderful traditional architecture. At the entrance of the village, the visitor can see the “Spiti of Skitso” (House of Cartoons), a museum with satirical drawings of the Mitropoulos brothers (Famous Greek cartoonists). The village has numerous wine presses and distilleries. Its wines are well-known and of excellent quality. The church of St. Gregorios celebrates on January the 25th. After vespers, a festival takes place in the central square, with food prepared by the local villagers.

Tinos traditional dishes are artichokes cooked in a variety of ways, sun-dried tomatoes with batter, froutalia, savore with molasses, fried fish with petimezi sauce, pork sausages, the saltsisi, and the louza of Tinos. Cheeses include the famed graviera and the kopanisti. As for sweets, famous are the amygdalota, xerotigana, karidota, pasteli, loukoumi, and various kinds of halva as well as the renowned thyme honey of Tinos.

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