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You should visit the churches of Panagia, Agios Nikolaos, Agios Georgios, and also see the sea caves.
FEASTS AND FAIRS
On 23rd of April it is the nameday of Saint George who is the patron saint of the island. During the feast there is a procession of the icon of the saint while the fishing boats sail by, and there is free food paid by the one among the Saint's faithfuls who has been chosen by lot.
On the 15th of August the celebration of Panagia (Virgin Mary) takes place at the little church of Kato Koufonisi.
After the service the people offer free food and then they are carried back to Pano Koufonisi by the fishing boats. They compete who will get there first and afterwards there is a feast.
A new funfair is the one of the fishermen on the 24th of June when the skippers cook fishsoup and serve it to the people who are gathered at the peer.
Afterwards there is a fiesta with traditional music and dancing.
Cluster of small uninhabited islands surround the Koufonisia such as Glaronisi, Tsouloufi, Louvardari, Drima, Plakes, Lazaros and Voulgaris.
Do not miss to taste the fresh fish, lobsters, the local wild goat, mizithra (skimmed-milk cheese) and pasteli (a kind of desert).
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