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An Insider's Guide to Mykonos

Travel for Greek Orthodox Easter

If you’re planning to travel for Greek Orthodox Easter in Greece, it is a wonderful time to be here.

In Mykonos, just like the rest of the country, eggs are dyed red, the smell of sweet bread fills the air and touching religious ceremonies take place. These are customs that are steeped in centuries of tradition.

Greeks of all generations steadfastly follow Easter traditions. Across the islands and in the cities, a celebratory feeling slowly takes over leading up to Easter Sunday.  If you travel for Greek Orthodox Easter, you’ll be taking part in the most important holiday for the Greek people. Continue Reading…