What you'll see when

2019 Calendar

Excursions to famous ancient sites, walking, hiking, biking, tennis, oranges and lemons at will ... You will find this all year long!
Discover what else you can do at the Garden of Temeni throughout the year.

 

 

Nature

Activities

Feasts

Our opinion

January

  • Citrus harvest
  • Olive harvest
  • Ski (1h drive)
  • 1 January: New Year
  • 6 January: Epiphany
  • Skiing near Temeni: At Kalavryta you will find one of the finest Greek sites for skiing - Mount Chelmos.
  • A chimney fire awaits you in the beautiful room of the table d'hôte ... Books, games, movies!
  • On the Epiphany young men dive into the icy water of the Gulf to be the first to catch the cross of the Epiphany!

February

  • Citrus harvest
  • Olive harvest
  • Wild asparagus and herbs
  • Ski (1h drive)
   

March

  • Herbs and wild flowers
  • Butterflies
  • Ski? (1h drive)
  • 10 March: End of Carnival
  • 11 March: Kathara Deftera, «Clean monday»
  • 25 March: National Day
  • In Patras, we live to the rhythm of the biggest carnival in Greece.
  • The beautiful coastal city of Galaxidi celebrates Kathara Deftera with a traditional battle of tinted flour – an unforgettable experience!
  • Spring is right around the corner - the Greek nature awakens all at once!

April

  • Orange trees with flowers
  • Many flowers
  • Butterflies
  • Ideal month for hiking in the Vouraikos canyon
  • Greek cooking workshop

  • 23 April: St. George feast, Temeni's Patron Saint
  • 28 April: Orthodox Easter
  • It's Easter - barbecue for everyone and celebrations in the village!
  • It's the biggest religious celebration of the year in Greece with processions and various colourful traditions during Holy Week. At Temeni, we're burning Judas after the villagers have sentenced him to death!

May

  • Orange trees with flowers
  • Many flowers
  • Butterflies
  • Swimming?
  • Ideal month for hiking in the Vouraikos canyon
  • 1 May
  • The lovely month of May, ideal temperatures and divine nature...
  • The whole country is green and blossoming!

June

  • Delicious fruits and vegetables
  • Gathering of edible rose petals
  • Swimming
  • Boat excursions
  • Concerts
  • Panigyria: (traditional village feasts)
  • The weather is fantastic, the sea is beautiful!
  • In summer there are many celebrations in the surrounding villages.

July

  • Delicious fruits and vegetables
  • Swimming
  • Boat excursions
  • Concerts
  • Panigyria: (traditional village feasts)
  • It's warm! After a trip, let's go to the cozy beach of Temeni!

August

  • Currant, traditional harvesting and drying
  • Swimming
  • Boat excursions
  • 15 August: processions
  • Concerts
  • Panigyria: (traditional village feasts)
  • It's warm! Quickly, a small tour in the mountains!
  • August 15 is one of the biggest holidays in Greece.

September

  • Currant, traditional harvesting and drying
  • Butterflies
  • Swimming
  • Harvest and currants festivals
  • The weather is still so good! The water is always warm, the light is gorgeous, the daylight is yet long… Photographers and painters won't be disappointed!

October

  • The Greek autumn: beautiful colors
  • Butterflies
  • Swimming?
  • Greek cooking workshop
  • 28 October: National Day
  • Still very nice days, autumn is usually quite warm in Temeni!

November

  • Citrus harvest
  • Ski? (1h drive)
  • Greek cooking workshop
  • 17 November: Day of Polytechneio
  • The weather is often beautiful yet in November, but it is unpredictable!
  • First rains?
  • You can visit museums, read by the fireplace... And for the lovers of greek cuisine, have a cooking workshop with Mylène, or visit Greek wine cellars...

December

  • Citrus harvest
  • Olive harvest
  • Ski (1h drive)
  • Greek cooking workshop
  • 25 December: Christmas
  • 31 December: Christmas Eve
  • The cold sets in, even in Greece!
  • There is a change of scenery for you anyway: mountain restaurants with tasty winter specialties, walks in the snowy villages, cultural excursions! A Christmas Eve at the Bouzoukia?
  • And still: skiing near Temeni at Kalavryta, the workshops of Greek cuisine, the fireplace in the room of the table d'hôte...