Truffle Festival

The Natural History Museum of Meteora and Mushroom Museum organises the 2nd Panhellenic Truffle Festival in Kalabaka, from Thursday 10 to Sunday 13 October 2024.

It is supported by the Municipality of Meteora and the Region of Thessaly and is part of the designation of Kalabaka as the "City of Truffles". During the event, special emphasis is placed on introducing people to truffles. Leading experts, including the Greek chef Lefteris Lazarou, will highlight topics such as the cultivation of truffles, their nutritional value, their cooking, the truffle dogs’ training, etc. The highlight of the celebration is, when the chefs will cook for free several kinds of truffle dishes for thousands of visitors, while sweets, refreshments, etc. will also be given to people for free, at Riga Feraiou Square in Kalabaka. During the Festival, a variety of activities for children, as well as a rich artistic program will take place daily, which will also be free of charge.

Thursday 10/10/2024
Seminars dedicated to the cultivation of truffles and the training of truffle dogs, artistic programme.

Friday 11/10/2024
Seminars, specialized truffle cooking, children’s events, artistic program, chef awards.

Saturday 12/10/2024
Children’s events, seminars, truffle cooking in the central square, artistic programme.

Sunday 13/10/2024
Children’s events, local dance groups.

The exact programme will be announced in the coming days.

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