Festival of Karavolas at Lefkes
The Festival of Karavolas is a folklore festival held at Lefkes, one of the traditional villages of Paros. The festival is annual and it takes place on the first Saturday after 15 August. Karavolas is one of the largest events held at Lefkes and Paros for the last twenty-five years. Karavolas is the Parian expression used to describe the large snail, so the feast is a great opportunity to celebrate the gastronomic love for karavolas snails. There are also delicious dishes served, including karavoles with garlic sauce, tasty local cheeses and plenty of local wine.The fest, the dancing and the traditional songs last until the next morning, making people spend unforgettable moments. If you are in Paros in late August, the village of Lefkes and the Festival of Karavolas are definitely worth visiting. Don’t miss this legendary feast.