Tag: Kalavryta

Commemorating the Kalavryta Massacre of 1943 1

Commemorating the Kalavryta Massacre of 1943

by Aggelos Skordas On the early morning of December 13th, 1943, the people of Kalavryta, in the mountains of Achaea, Peloponnese, woke up to the sounds of ringing church bells. The omens…

Panagia Plataniotissa

Miraculous church of Panagia Plataniotissa in Kalavryta

At the village of Plataniotissa, 30km northwest of Kalavryta, at a beautiful green location, is one of the holiest and most unique pilgrimages of Greece, Panagia Plataniotissa (All Holy Virgin of the…