Winter in Greece: guide for lovers of winter holidays
Winter is a unique combination of educational tourism, all kinds of winter sports, entertainment, positive emotions and good mood if you are in Greece. The mild climate of this amazing country is a real gift for all fans of winter recreation. You will not be bored and sure you will find something to your taste!
The number of those who wish to visit Greece in winter is growing from year to year. Ski resorts in this country are not as well-known as similar resorts in the Europe, but in no way are inferior to them and are always glad to its guests. The clean mountain air, breathtaking scenery and of course, the developed infrastructure will allow you to fully enjoy your holidays.
Winter holidays in Greece are also interesting for «intelligent» or «cognitive» rest. Saturated excursions on Santorin day tours, including visits to archaeological sites and ancient cities that are familiar to all of us since childhood, is one of the interesting ways to have a great rest in winter. It is always an exciting journey into the world of the long history and culture, a world full of myths and mysteries.
Winter in Greece is also the traditional carnival time (Apokries). Merriment and fancy presentation covers the whole country each year in February. It is a holiday which does not have age, rooted in the distant past. Most cities in Greece turned into a bright costume masquerade for two weeks once a year. The most famous carnival cities which attracts visitors from across the country and not only are Patra, Xanthos, Naoussa, Grevena, Thebes and the island of Chios.
Shopping on the famous sales and, of course, fur coats in the beautiful Kastoria, located on the shore of scenic Orestiada Lake. This kind of entertainment is available throughout the year. Winter and summer shop tours can be combined with any other kind of rest, making your trip to Greece pleasant and useful.