Patras Carnival

The most famous festival in Patras is Carnival.

It takes place during the first few days of March each year and it is supposed to be the third biggest Carnival festival -- after Rio and Venice.

If you are someone that loves dancing, going out and about in the crowded streets and fun filled atmosphere, and would enjoy a twenty-four hour party, then this is the perfect time to visit Patras.!

Warning -- you may not want to visit Patras on these days if you are searching for peace and a quiet vacation. You may end up disappointed.

For more information check the Patras carnival site: Patras Carnival

International Festival of Cinema & Culture

Formerly the Patras International Film Festival, this is an annual event had been expanded and re-titled to include many forms of artistic expression: theatre, photography, poetry and visual arts.