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Apokreas: Carnival Season in Greece

In 2020 Apokries is from Sunday February 9th to Sunday March 1st
Tsiknopempti (Burnt Thursday) is February 20th
Clean Monday ('Kathara Deftera' or 'Kathari Deftera') is on Monday March 2nd

Apokreas TavernaApokreas (pronounced ah-PO-kree-ahs) is one of my favorite times to be in Greece. It is certainly one of the most colorful and festive times to be in Greece but it also is the holiday that lets you know that the winter will soon be over and spring is on its way. Though it is not a time when many tourists are in Greece, it is certainly a great time to be there and the only problem is returning to your former life once you have returned from 2 weeks of eating, drinking, meeting people and of course, visiting the archaeological sites which are the most beautiful in the winter and early spring. This is the story of my trip in words and pictures. If you enjoy this please share it with your friends on Facebook or whatever social media you are addicted to.

Apokreas, Athens
About Apokrias

Apokreas, Kea
My Apokrias Journal

Apokreas, Plaka, Athens
First Week Photos

Apokreas, Kea
Second Week Photos

Clean Monday Athens
Clean Monday

Easter in Greece
Easter
in Greece

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