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Greece in Christmas time is a wonderfull destination


It's the most wonderfull time of the year!

Greek Christmas spirit means joy, holidays and time for the families

The holiday season is fantastic. The cities became beautiful with lots of lights, Christmas songs all around their roads, dazzling and colorful windows, and an overall atmosphere of joy and relaxation. Christmas spirit is a joy, holidays, a lot of time for families, and partying, marked by special events, outdoor activities, and efforts to exhibit everything lovely.

This transition brings out the finest to enjoy anywhere Christmas is observed, and Greece at Christmas time is no exception! For the uninitiated, traveling to Greece in the winter may seem strange.

Greece is beautiful for summer holidays and remains so the wintertime for holidays. The winter snows frequently, you may go skiing and discover the snowing mountains of Greece. In locations without snow, you can take in the seasonal colors, the fragrances of winter tastes, wafting through the air, and the hot beverages that the inhabitants enjoy while having a good time, such as local wine with honey or a greek drink called rake with bit of honey.

Everything in Greece gets even more celebratory, sparkly, and glamorous during Christmastime, and the customs of Greece will make your holiday celebration one-of-a-kind and unforgettable.

In this blog you will read all the usefull information you should know if you decide to spend Christmas in Greece to do one of the best of your wise decision!

Winter in Greece can be surprisingly cold or relatively mild, it depending on the city you will visit. The Greek north experiences frequent snowfalls, notably in the provinces of Epirus, Macedonia, and Thrace, while areas of Athina, get progressively colder. Areas Athina can be expected to have pleasant rainy winter.

The moderate or semi-mild parts typically experience temperatures between 4 and 16 degrees Celsius, whereas the northern regions frequently experience cold below zero.

Don't allow the fact that the winter is usually mild to deceive you. If you're not careful, it can get rather chill, because the humidity frequently becomes colder than it actually is. Therefore, prepare yourself by donning thick warm clothes. Given how frequently it rains in Greece, wear sturdy footwear that will prevent you from walking because the pavement is covered with marble.

You can expect a few shocks and unique Christmas experiences because Greek christmas is really different from Christmas at other countries.

In addition to the national traditions that are celebrated throughout Greece, many regional customs also exist. As a result, it is important to research any additional events that may be taking place in the location where you intend to spend your holiday.

The Christmas songs (kalanta) are different from other countries. They are original melodies with original, age-old lyrics. Every Christmas Eve, kids sing them, either in groups or by themselves. In Greek, they are known as "Kalanta". The carols for Christmas Eve, New Year's Eve, and Epiphany's Eve are all distinctive from one another. On Christmas Eve, you may anticipate a lot of doorbell ringing early on. The youngsters knock on doors while carrying the triangle, a traditional Christmas musical instrument, and when the door opens, they ask the customary question: "Shall we say it? ('na ta poume?')

The kids sing Christmas carols while the landlord is expected to answer "Yes" (saying "No" is viewed as impolite, unchristmaslike, and possibly unlucky). When they are finished, the landlord normally gives them a couple of euros. They frequently receive some cookies as well.