Take A Trip To Athens
Treasures 'n Travel | (910) 383-3125 | http://treasuresntravel.com Discover more great content here: https://twitter.com/treasurestravel http://www.youtube.com/user/TheDudeLoves2travel http://www.facebook.com/worlddude Take a Trip to Athens, Greece in May The month of May ushers in with May Day, which is a national holiday full of parades and various other festivities that all take place on May 1st. The first day of the month also brings about the Feast of Flowers, which allows everyone to celebrate an appreciation of the beautiful flowers that bloom in spring by focusing on the ancient roots with the goddess Demeter in one of their festivals. Later on during May, all of the ancient customers of the country continue when they observe Anastenaria, which is a holiday that observes fire walking over pits that are loaded with coals. The holiday is often celebrated near Langada and Serres in Aghia Eleni just outside of Thessaloniki. Take one of the organized tours to see all that the ritual envelopes. In the middle of the month on May 18th, International Monuments Day takes place. You can come out and enjoy free admission into all of the various archaeological sites and museums throughout the country. It doesnt get any better than free. Have you ever heard about the Battle of Crete? Well, in Greece they commemorate it in a number of different places all throughout the month of May. Around the anniversary on May 22nd, there is a major observance of the battle that takes place in Heraklion. Many of the families in the area will light a candle to remember their loved ones that were lost more than 60 years ago during this battle. It was an extremely dark passage that took place in Greece. During the last weeks in May, you can come out and check out the Medieval Festival over on Rhodes. In the Old City, you can enjoy the annual flower festival that fills the streets. Regardless of what the conditions might be outside, the area is absolutely stunning. With all of the beautiful flowers adorning the town, it brings a splash of color to the beautiful stone walls. Make sure and take plenty of pictures as you stroll through the old town. Treasures 'n Travel | (910) 383-3125 | http://treasuresntravel.com Discover more great content here: https://twitter.com/treasurestravel http://www.youtube.com/user/TheDudeLoves2travel http://www.facebook.com/worlddude Beyond all of the beautiful flowers, many of the various booths will provide you with an abundant selection of wines and delicacies that make Rhodes a spot you dont want to miss out on while in the country. By the time May rolls around in Greece, it is normally warm enough for you to head out and take a swim in the beautiful water. The weather can fluctuate from cool to quite sweltering, especially when the end of May draws near. Above all, take the time to stroll through the country and take in all of the different sites and festivals they have to offer in the month of May. You wont be disappointed with your decision to vacation in Greece.