Gastronomy

Gastronomy

The gastronomic wealth of Patmos is boundless, comprising a large variety of local products, recipes and dishes, which gift visitors with yet another unique experience.

Local vegetables, fruit, the celebrated local Patmos tyrópita (an open-top cheese pie with a filling of mixed local cheeses), stuffed kalamária (squid), anthónero (rose water), fragrant bread and the famous sweet poungí (literally: pouch or purse, in this case made of pastry) with honey or icing sugar, are but just a few of the flavoursome delights that Patmos has to offer.
In the numerous small tavernas and restaurants of Patmos Island, visitors have the opportunity to taste both homemade traditional recipes and fresh fish or handmade sweets, while some of these delectable treasures can also be purchased from the island’s zacharoplastía (patisseries).

Recently, businessmen of Patmos, proving the great importance that they give to the local gastronomy, proceeded to the presentation of the “Greek Breakfast of Patmos” in cooperation with the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels. Furthermore, for eight years is organized on the island the “Aegean Festival of Taste and Tradition”, which is yet another institution that enhances and highlights the patmian gastronomy.

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Patmos Island

Bodies-Associations-Unions of Patmos

Cultural Associations Cultural Association of Campos ( Evaggelistria ) – Gampierakis Markos Tel:6977572233 Cultural Association of Chora ( Osios Christodoulos) – Petridi Maria Tel:2247032655 Association for the Protectionand Promotionof Patmos

Municipality Of Patmos

Twinning

Sensitized to the relations between European citizens and, by extension, to the dissemination of ideas and cultural traditions, the Municipality of Patmos has signed three town-twinnings, while a special Twinning

Patmos Island

Beaches

The coastline of Patmos offers an impressive variety of coasts, bays, harbours, capes, coves and rocks with strange shapes. Like beads on a rosary, beaches succeed one another, each with