Bright exceptions are a …norm for winter in Greece. Brilliant sunshine beckons you to get away, to steal off relaxing moments and …. detox yourself from the busy city rhythm.
As Christmas and New Year’s are around the corner, your thoughts will wander to all the delicacies your festive table will have to include. You choose among favourite dishes, you sincerely believe that they will tickle your guests’ tastebuds, while at the same time lending some holiday magic to your dinner table.
Where: Only a few kilometres away from the busy port of Volos in Thessaly stands mythical Mt. Pilion, which according to Greek mythology was the home of the mythical Centaurs, creatures who were half man and half horse. Ancient Greek heroes such as Achilles, Jason and Theseus came to Mount Pilion to master the arts taught by the Centaurs. Mount Pilion is home to 24 beautiful villages.
Celebrating Christmas and New Year’s Eve in Greece means entering a magical world that has to be experienced with all of your senses! Pictures of unparalleled beauty; delicious flavours; intoxicating scents and joyful melodies form a mosaic of unforgettable experiences taking us back to our age of innocence. Feel the Christmas spirit and…who knows? Maybe you’ll come across some kind of elf hiding behind the Christmas tree if you are lucky enough!
Built on the slopes of Mt Koziakas, the oblong mountain of the southern part of the Pindos, the picturesque villages of Elati and Pertouli are a major attraction of the wider area, not to mention a top winter destination throughout the country.
Thermal springs have always enjoyed a special place in the life of Greeks. The ancient Greek writers and philosophers praised them for their invigorating qualities and acknowledged that they could contribute in a general state of well-being, combined with the Mediterranean climate and diet.
Athens’s annual Santa Run is coming to town for the fourth consecutive year and will take place in Athens’s southern suburb of Glyfada on December 16, 2017 at 11 am promising young and old looking to enjoy the festive fun an amazing experience!
Athens’s Christmas Factory returns to the city this festive season and will be open to visitors planning to spend their Christmas and New Year holiday in Athens from 1 December 2017 until 7 January 2018 featuring several fun activities, adventures and treats!
Do you know why Grevenà is called "The land of the mushrooms"? Because in the area grow more that 1.300 mushroom species! Whether you are a mushroom lover or a gourmet specialist, in Grevená you will savour the most imaginative dishes, hot mushroom soups and tasty mushroom pies cooked with wild, cultivated, powdered or dried mushrooms, and sprinkled with mushroom liquor or mushroom sauces!