The castle of Amfissa, also known as Castle of Salona or Castle of Oria, has a long history from the Pelasgians to the Greek War of Independence of 1821. The castle was attacked, besieged, destroyed and restored on multiple occasions.
The bells have been used for centuries in livestock farming for locating animals and shepherds, up to this day, provide their flocks with ringing-sounds. The craft of bell-making in Amfissa had flourished since the 19th century and became the city’s hallmark.
Every autumn in Greece, there is the feast for the new wine when pressing of the grapes begins. Then 40 days later it’s time for tsipouro. From late October to the end of December, the liquor is distilled in cooper stills all over Greece.