The best known traditional event in the island, that attracts thousands of visitors, is the re-enactment of the naval battle of Spetses of September 1822.
This is an originall popular festival where hundrends of inhabitants contribute to its realization.
The events take place in the first half of September and last for a week, reaching their peak with the blowing up and burning of the effigy of the Turkish flagship, in a pandemonium of fireworks and crackers.
Attention!!! Those that wish to see this fantastic
event should book their rooms well in advance
due to the large number of visitors.