Christmas is approaching and if you’ re searching for the perfect holiday destination, Athens should be the number one on your list. Equally charming in winter and summer, it is the city with the most festive spirit in Greece. From the decoration and the multitude of Christmas celebrations to the bazaars and the countless entertainment options, Athens welcomes its guests and promises to give them a little bit of these days’ magic.
The Christmas spirit has already reached the city since mid-November, and in addition to the mild winter make it ideal for city walks. Athens is the number one destination for those who want to get to know the history and culture of Greece. At this time especially when the traffic is reduced compared to the summer season, find the opportunity to walk through the picturesque districts like Plaka and Anafiotika, visit the museums and archaeological sites. In the heart of the city, the Syntagma square, you will enjoy free concerts and other events organized in December.
Athens is also ideal for shopping, especially during this period. One of the busiest streets of Athens, Ermou Street is the starting point for every visitor. On the contrary, in the open market of Monastiraki you can shop for books, souvenirs and antiques for your collections. In the same area you will find a lot of Christmas markets and stalls that have nothing to be jealous of other European Christmas markets. If you choose Brasil suites for your stay then you can shop your gifts in the glamorous boutiques of Glyfada and Kifissia.Whether you visit Athens on your own or with your mate or your family there are many Christmas events to discover! In addition to the Syntagma square, in Kotzia Square and the National Gardens of Athens you will find a number of events and Christmas-themed workshops to make your purchases. Again this year, the heart of Christmas will be in Technopolis and “The Christmas Factory”, with imaginative workshops, unbelievable surprises, and many exciting events for you and your kids.
The nightlife of Athens is well-known and especially on a festive season like this. On Christmas the atmosphere gets even more enchanting with the dazzling lights of the decorations making Athens even more spectacular. Don’t miss the opportunity to visit Lycabettus and enjoy the amazing, panoramic views of the city. Choose among many taverns and restaurants for your meals and bars for a cocktail or glass of wine. Visit the local patisseries to taste the traditional greek holiday desserts, such as “kourabiedes” and “melomakarona”.
Live an authentic greek Christmas experience in one of the most magic places in Greece. Athens will surely regard you with memories you’ll remember for a long time. We, at Brasil suites, will make your stay in the city even more enjoyable and we promise to help you with anything you may need. Book now at one of our suites. It’s never too late to plan your holidays in Athens!