Chapel of Our Lady of the Mount in Plataci

The Chapel of Our Lady of the Mount in Plataci, as its name suggests, is immersed in arbereshe village mountains, surrounded by unspoiled nature and the green meadows. It was built in 1954 and devoted to the worship of Madonna del Monte, and then restored many years later in 2010. The festival takes place on 21 August with the traditional procession for ⇒ Plataci streets that repeats both in the morning and in the afternoon. As the ancient tradition intends, devoted women carry on their heads baskets of votive candles well-decorated with flowers and dancing around the Madonna, and then the faithful, after having taken part in the Holy Procession for the country, begin a great pilgrimage along the avenues Woods up to Mount Baron where the Chapel of Our Lady of the Mount in Plataci is located and there depositing the Madonna again and then continuing to celebrate for the rest of the evening. .
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