Considering Going to Larisa in 2023?

  Traveling to Larisa, Greece is a unique experience that everyone should do at least once in their lifetime. Located in Thessaly, Larisa is the fourth-largest city in Greece, with plenty of attractions and things to do and see. 

The city is known for its great food and culinary delights. There are plenty of traditional Greek restaurants serving up delicious dishes such as moussaka and spanakopita. As well as popular local dishes like Souvlaki, Gyros and Dakos salad. For those wanting to experience something more modern or international there are also a large selection of cafes, bistros and contemporary eateries. You can also find a good selection of bars and pubs throughout the city center if you’re looking for something livelier. 

Larisa has many picturesque monuments and landmarks worth visiting including Saint Achillius Church which dates back to the fifth century AD; Aghios Georgios Church located on top of a hill overlooking the city; ancient water cisterns used for irrigation; Aghia Triada Monastery; Meteora Monastery complex located nearby; as well as several historical buildings from different eras such as the Archaeological Museum of Larisa which is home to an incredible collection of artifacts from ancient Greek civilizations. 

For those seeking outdoor activities there are plenty of options around Larisa such as skiing on Mt Olympus or taking a trip to the nearby sandy beaches where you can go swimming or enjoy various water sports activities such as surfing, kayaking or snorkeling. Additionally, there are numerous hiking trails around the area offering stunning views over Thessaly’s countryside and coastline. 

Overall, Larisa is an ideal destination for those who want to explore both ancient culture and modern lifestyle with fantastic food, beautiful sights and plenty of options for outdoor activities - making it an unforgettable travel experience!

Larisa Grecia - Larissa Greece 2023

Corfu Greece with Carla Horlock - Summer 2022

Still on the Ionian Sea, an island of Greece's Northwest Coast known as the Emerald Isle with golden beaches and lush green landscape.  Ruled by the Venetians, French and British until it was united with Greece in 1864.  The White House overlooks the bay where the English Comedy Drama "The Durrell's" was filmed based on real people living on the Island.

South Florida Greek Festivals are Back in Full Force

2022 Schedule

  Friday Saturday Sunday

12:00 PM Karavani Orchestra - Tent (all day)

1:00 PM Karavani Orchestra - Tent (all day) Junior Dancers - Tent

1:30 PM Junior Dancers - Tent Intermediate Tavern - Stage

2:00 PM Karavani Orchestra - Tent (all day) Intermediate Island - Tent Junior Dancers - Stage

2:30 PM Junior Dancers - Stage Intermediate Island - Tent

3:00 PM Intermediate Tavern - Tent Junior Dancers - Tent

3:30 PM Dance Workshop - Tent Hellenic Dance Festival Team - Tent

4:00 PM Junior Dancers - Stage Hellenic Dance Festival Team - Tent

4:30 PM Intermediate Tavern - Tent Junior Dancers - Stage Senior Mainland - Tent

5:00 PM Junior Dancers - Tent Senior Mainland - Tent Intermediate Island - Stage

5:30 PM Intermediate Island - Stage Intermediate Island - Stage Dance Workshop - Tent

6:00 PM Dance Workshop - Tent Dance Workshop - Tent

6:30 PM Hellenic Dance Festival Team - Tent Hellenic Dance Festival Team - Tent

7:00 PM Hellenic Dance Festival Team - Tent Hellenic Dance Festival Team - Tent Senior Cretan - Tent

7:30 PM

8:00 PM Senior Mainland - Tent Senior Cretan - Stage

May 9th, 2021


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