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Celebrate Greek Easter in 2016 in Greece

I wrote this piece after I had experienced first hand a traditional Orthodox Greek Easter in 2016.  May 1st was the date for Greek Easter on Poros Island, a 45 minute ferry from Piraeus, Athens.  The month of May is also the kick-off to summer cruising in the Greek Islands. Greek Easter generally occurs in the week following Christian Easter.

Celebrate Greek Easter in 2016 Greece
Celebrate Greek Easter in 2016 in Greece

Easter is the most important holiday of the Greek Orthodox Church.  Celebrations on every island are unique and well worth experiencing.  It is a “bucket list” to do.

Plan Ahead

We believe in planning ahead to secure the most sought after super yachts that begin their season in May.  We will work with you find off-season charter rates. Here are two unique Greek islands for you to visit during the Greek Easter celebration.

Corfu’s Unique Tradition

During  Easter on CORFU (video) throwing clay pots filled with water onto the streets during the day is a traditional enactment that signifies anticipation of the Resurrection.  Fireworks are displayed after mid-night, and the rejoicing and festivities continue into the wee hours of Easter Sunday. Enjoy Corfu’s Easter Festival on the beautiful Ionian Sea.

Celebrate Greek Easter 2016 in Greece
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Chios, our other Favorite Island

Chios is famous for, among other things, a fireworks competition between two Churches, known affectionately as Rocket Wars

Contact our Complimentary Planning Service early for the best options.


46′ Catamaran OKEANOS 

120′ Motor Yacht DALOLI ~ Sleeps 10 Guests – 7 Attentive Crew

115′ Luxury Motor Sailor IRAKLIS  ~ Sleeps 14 Guests – 5 Attentive Crew

77′ Motor Yacht AMOR ~ Sleeps 8 Guests – 4 Attentive Crew

51′ Sail Catamaran ELVIRA – Sleeps 10 Guests – 3 Attentive Crew We have a yacht for everyone!  Go Greek in 2016…and immerse yourself in this very special celebration and culture.