GREEK COUNTRYSIDE DESTINATIONS FOR CHRISTMAS
In Greece, the light warms up the landscapes, people and the chilliest spirit even on the frostiest days of winter. Greece’s bright light welcomes you to experience the most exciting winter holidays of your life.
Oneiroupoli at Drama
Drama has become known during Christmas time because of Oneiroupoli, the city of dreams. The entire city of Drama is decorated during holidays in order to put a smile in the face of its visitors from December 4 to January 2. Fairy wooden houses, live concerts, carousel and roller coasters makes Oneiroupoli the ideal Christmas destination!
Trikala of Thessaly
The city of Trikala in Central Greece has become known as a winter destination because of an innovative idea to turn an old mill into the largest Christmas theme park in Greece. Eight years after its inception, the project has evolved from a small Christmas fair to a large theme park that welcomed more than 850,000 visitors last year. In the old “Matsopoulos mill” you will experience the fairytale Christmas atmosphere.
Elati and Petrouli
Elati and Pertouli are among the most famous winter and Christmas destinations of the country! Built on the slopes of Mt Koziakas, these picturesque villages offer a fairy-tale scenery, with plenty of snow. They are unique in their simplicity, offering an elegant and unpretentious accommodation option in nature.
Paramythohora at Chalkidiki
Paramythohora (the land of fairytales) is a Christmas village where guests are offered many activities, mainly concerned with Christmas stories. Until the 1st of January, in this fairytale land, children will be able to give their letter to Santa Claus, have fun at the amusement park, the ice rink and participate in numerous events.
One of the most famous popular winter destinations in Greece is the mountain village of Arachova. Located on Mount Parnassus, famed from ancient times, Arachova is a vibrant location with numerous options that will please everyone, with shops, bars, and clubs of all kinds.
Trikala Korinthias area’s charm mirrors the stunning beauty of the mountains of southern Greece. The forests, the low temperatures and the warm hospitality will make you feel like you’re somewhere in central Europe. Don’t miss celebrating at least one Christmas break in this corner of the east Peloponnese.