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Athens Municipality to Light City’s Sky for Easter

Fireworks will be set off at the stroke of midnight on Holy Saturday in seven parts of Athens center, as an alternative way to celebrate the Orthodox Easter in the Greek capital this year.

Greece Further Tightens Covid-19 Restrictions Ahead of Orthodox Easter Sunday

Greece has tightened its social distancing measures for the Orthodox Easter holiday and will hand out hefty fines to violators, aiming to curb the spread of the coronavirus.

Greek Orthodox Easter Behind Closed Doors Due to Covid-19

Greek Orthodox Easter this weekend will be held behind closed doors and at home in efforts to combat the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to Greek officials.

NJV Athens Plaza: Menu for Easter at Home

The NJV Athens Plaza hotel has prepared a unique Greek Orthodox Easter menu, with traditional recipes, for people to enjoy at home.

Minoan Lines: Extra Itinerary from Piraeus to Cyclades and Crete on April 23

Minoan Lines will add an extra itinerary from Piraeus to the Cyclades islands and Heraklion (Crete) on Holy Tuesday, April 23, due to increased passenger traffic expected for the Greek Orthodox Easter holiday.

Easter 2018 Holiday Travel in Greece Begins

The Easter 2018 exodus is currently underway and increased passenger traffic is expected at Greek main ports and on highways in the country.

Danish Journalists Explore the Peloponnese Prior to Launch of Direct Flights from Copenhagen and Billund to the Region

A group of journalists from Denmark recently toured the Peloponnese during a fam trip held two weeks before the launch of direct flights from Copenhagen and Billund to Kalamata.

Minoan Lines Announces Extra Itineraries on Friday, April 22

Due to increased passenger and commercial traffic a few days before the Holy Week of the Greek Orthodox Easter, ferry company Minoan Lines has announced extra itineraries on the Heraklion – Piraeus route on Friday, April 22.

Greek Orthodox Easter Revelry and Reverence

Tolling bells echo in the background as Greeks hustle and bustle to get everything done before Holy Friday. This is the darkest day of the year for the Orthodox faithful as they mourn Christ’s passing. No activities are allowed on this day.
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Paros Celebrates Easter in Cycladic Island Style

Greek Orthodox Easter traditions will come to life on the Cycladic island of Paros, this year, with everything from religious rites and rituals to gastronomic habits of yesteryear.