Nature-loving hikers will struggle to choose from the hundreds of kilometers of well-marked trails that run over old stone bridges. When it comes to Zagori, superlatives fail. It spreads in around 1000 sq. km of densely forested area, a mountainous landscape punctuated by deep gorges. It has pristine rivers, waterfalls, and caves also. This mountain has 46 stone & slate built villages which makes it a mountain paradise.
Greece has stunning beaches, sunny days, ancient landmarks, and Greek islands. However, it is an excellent opportunity to discover Greece in December even more. If you’re looking for the best ski on mountains then go for the Pieria Mountains, on the northern slopes of Mount Olympus. It is situated at an altitude of 1,450 meters, the center has six ski trails stretching over ten kilometers and complete with a track for snowboarding.
The first sight of the monasteries perched improbably on top of pillars of rock in this UNESCO World Heritage site and will take your breath away. Visiting monasteries is to step into a world unto itself with wondrous examples of religious art on display in the churches and museums. This place is best for History buffs, religious tourists, hikers, nature lovers, hot air balloon enthusiasts, and aspiring hermits.
You will feel blessed by walking on the larger islands such as Crete and Corfu on which you can do regional walking trails which connect villages to mountain churches. Andros is a walker’s haven with the dramatic Vikos Gorge in the mainland’s northwest, near Ioannina. Stone stairways of Greece in December radiate out from the beautifully preserved old harbor, and earthen trails wind along the unspoiled, dramatic coast, with views across the Saronic Gulf.
In Greece, the special festivities add a splash to the winter and by holding its renowned International Film Festival, with a focus on independent cinema. The celebration of Christmas in Greece means decorating all the island harbor fronts and lights glistening in the Aegean’s water. New Year’s Day is also known as the day of Agios Vasilios and it’s marked by the cutting of the traditional vasilopita.
So, like these, there are many things you can do in Greece to enjoy your vacations. In winters, you will see a different image of Greece which will make you make your vacations rememberable.