Christmas in Athens

Athens: a city of authenticity and vivid atmosphere. Considering Greece is mostly a summer destination, Athens is quickly becoming an all year round destination. With temperatures of 12-15 celcius degrees, Christmas weather is usually wet & shiny. With weather like this, and the clear blue sky of course there is no chance of snow! So, if you want to walk around you will only need to put a warm jacket on, and take an umbrella- just in case-.

Syntagma square:  its the main point in the heart of the city that every year is taking place Christmas and New Years Day celebrations. A giant Christmas tree, decorated with thousands of colored lights that can be seen from  every corner of the square.



The Santa Claus Kingdom: is a wonderful area of 12,000 square meters at the newly renovated shopping center in  Peania. It hosts an amazing range of  Christmas activities and games for both children and adults! You can watch concerts with popular artists, festivals, children’s shows, laser shows, ice skating, carousel, play with the snow, help Santa Claus, but above all have a blast and have enjoy the holidays at the most impressive Christmas theme park of the country.

Opened Daily until 03 January 2013  from 11.00 am until 11.00 in the evening




The Christmas Factory: the sweetest, the colorful, the fairiest Christmas Factory of the world is a fact!
In the area of “Technopolis” in Gazi the  biggest Christmas suprise is being unpacked there!

In the heart of the city , in ” The Christmas Factory”, Santa Claus is preparing thousands of presents for the children of the world.
The great walk starts every day at  10.00 a.m and finishes at 10.00 p.m.
Lots of fairytailed corners, hundreds of actions and many of beautiful paths…

Wellcome to the brightest Christmas scenery: Welcome to  The Christmas Factory… in Athens!


The Greek National Opera: introduces the magic of Christmas… “The Nutcracker,” a wonderful Christmas story which will be presented at the Olympia Theatre with a cast of famous and renowned ballet dancers. Presented for the first time in Greece in a spectacular production with amazing sets and fantastic costumes; you can watch this beautiful story on Christmas day. A perfect way to enjoy the Christmas spirit!

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Christmas Gastronomy: If you want to welcome the New Year in a luxurious and pleasant environment with an exquisite dinner setting, the city Boutique & Luxury hotels provide the perfect answer. For ultimate style check out the Christmas menus and make your bookings at the luxury hotels situated in the Center of the city.  You can take your breakfast in a roof garden restaurant, or you can enjoy the most stylish and festive New Years Eve by having dinner of high quality and insipiration. Music, dance and many surprises will entertain you throughout the evening. The New Year will be welcomed with beautiful fireworks, loud music and dancing until the morning.




Athens, invites you to experience luxury and tradition during Christmas and New Year’s Eve.  With mythical views, indigenous sights and unique flavors. We wish you a happy season and a prosperous 2015!




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