Santorini Easter

1 Apr 2018
Megalochori, Nisi, Greece

The island explodes in flowers and traditional decorations to mark Easter.

  • When? 30th March - 1st April 2018
  • Where? Megalochori, Santorini
  • Price: Free

Easter on Santorini has always proved important to the locals, and as a result it's a good time for tourists looking to learn more about the island to visit.

Santorini's grand city buildings are decorated with flowers to mark the occasion and local inhabitants make sure to uphold traditional customs, which makes for some interesting photo opportunities.

One of the most picturesque villages on the island, Megalochori, hosts a grand feast on the Saturday of Lazarus. A huge cross is erected as processions make their way through the winding streets, accompanied by music and dancers.

  • Get there: It's a 15 minute drive to Megalochori from Santorini Airport.
  • Stay: Book accommodation in Megalochori if possible, or nearby Ormos or Pyrgos if not.

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