Christmas period can be characterized as one of the most beautiful times of the year full of love, happiness and joy. Santorini could be an amazing alternative destination for Christmas especially for the lovers of nature.
The experience of visiting Santorini island during winter can be completely different than during summer months. This experience can be ideal for couples, solo travellers, nature lovers and anyone else that is not a fan of crowds and busy places. There are over 100 places that remain open for luxury accommodation in much more affordable prices. The visitors can enjoy sightseeing and photography without enormous crowds around them. Moreover, activities such as wine tasting and local products tasting can be realized within a traditional Greek atmosphere. There also many possibilities of nature related activities such as hiking in numerous paths that are not busy during winter months. Multiple restaurants, taverns and cafes can offer you unique Greek gastronomical experiences. The overall atmosphere will offer you the essence of a traditional Greek island, rather than the cosmopolitan destination that it is during summer period. More analytically, Greece has several Christmas traditions such as its special Christmas gastronomy and desserts, the decoration of wooden ships instead of Christmas trees, the break of a pomegranate in New Year’s Eve and more. The visitors of Santorini during Christmas will have the chance to discover the meaning of these Greek culture’s elements through their contact with locals. As Greek are famous for their hospitality, a reservation in a local tavern or restaurant for the Christmas Eve dinner will be a special gift for you and your beloved ones and an unforgettable alternative experience.
The weather during winter in Santorini can be unstable with temperatures between 10-20 degrees, therefore it is important to plan your journey accordingly. Most of the days however are sunny, or a little cloudy and it is not really cold, so the idea of a road trip will be perfect. During your road trip you can visit easily all the famous places of the island, where you will be able to admire the winter beauty of the island. Santorini Dream Cars can assist you in the planning procedure by offering you a special car rental experience, in special low-season prices. In our website, you can easily navigate through a wide variety of brand-new vehicles and choose the one that fits best your needs and preferences. Your car hire reservation can be easily realized digitally completing within minutes a short form with necessary information, and our colleague will be waiting for you at the day of your arrival at the airport or the port of the island with your car ready to be picked-up. We can assure you that all of our cars will offer you maximum comfort and safety in order to enjoy your driving around the island. Furthermore, we will be always available for you to provide you multiple suggestions concerning activities that you can join, places to visit and anything else that you may need.
Christmas and New Year’s Eve symbolize the season of sharing emotions, love and fresh beginning. Santorini could be an alternative of your winter vacations, since it is one of the most famous places in world and can offer multiple special experiences through a rather different perspective. The connection with its natural beauty, the contact with local people, Greek traditions and gastronomy will be some of the gifts that Santorini keeps for its special winter visitors.
The island is ready to welcome you and Santorini Dream Cars will be there to assist you and assure that this Christmas journey will remain unforgettable.