THE MAGICAL CHRISTMAS VILLAGES OF GREECE
Discover below some of the biggest Christmas villages and theme parks of the country, and get ready for a special Christmas journey through all the senses.
Oneiroupoli (meaning “City of Dreams”) takes place at Drama and invites residents and visitors to take a trip into a world of fairytales from December 4 to January 2. Oneiroupoli, take place at the Municipal Garden of Drama in a magical setting linked to the town’s central square. Fairy wooden houses, live concerts, carousel and roller coasters makes Oneiroupoli the ideal Christmas destination in Drama.
Paramythohora at Chalkidiki
In Greek Paramythohora means land of fairytales. Paramythohora 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.
Christmas Factory runs at Technopolis in Gazi making it the most festive place to be in the centre of Athens! Christmas Factory creates a magical Christmas atmosphere in the center of the city from November 30 to January 7. Elves, fairies and ice-skating rink are waiting all children to put them on the fairytale Christmas mood.
Mill of the Elves in Trikala of Thessaly
The Municipality of Trikala is organising the greatest Christmas festival in Greece. 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 last year welcomed more than 850.000 visitors. In the old “Matsopoulos mill” you will experience until the 6th of January, the fairytale Christmas atmosphere. There are dozens of choices, not only in the city but also in the wider area that could satisfy even the most demanding excursionist. Plenty of sightseeing spots and museums exist within the city of Trikala like Varousi, the old town, the Medieval castle, the Zoo etc.
Asterokosmos at Thessaloniki, Northern Greece
Asterokosmos (StarWorld) the impressive Christmas Park at TIF-HELEXPO, invites families to the centre of Thessaloniki and welcome kiddies and the young at heart a number of festive offerings until the 6th of January. You will have the chance to experience the magic of Christmas in the frozen forest, the amusement park, the roller coasters and ice rink, together will all Christmas heroes of the fairytales.
Santa Claus is the host of a Christmas event that runs from December 15 to January 6. Enjoy the ice skating ring, concerts, workshops and games.