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Greek Christmas Traditions – a Unique Celebration of the Holidays

Greece has some unique holiday traditions that set the celebration of Christmas and New Year’s in Greece apart. Here are some of the things that make the Greek holiday season special. The Christmas Boat, Tree, and Nativity Scene Of course, the traditional Christmas Tree is as beloved a decorative symbol of the season as it

Karavakia: Christmas Boats in Greece

Christmas boats in Greece, known in Greek as karavakia, are the most traditional symbols you’ll encounter during the holidays here.  Why a boat? It goes back to the country’s seafaring traditions.