Amazing Greek Presents for a Greek-Themed Christmas!

I hear you! It feels like there’s been no time off this year and moving around the globe has not been as easy as it used to be. Vacation times seem too far away to fight back those Greece travel blues. Worry not, my Greece fan pal! I’ve come up with a kick-ass, all-Greek, catalog of Christmas presents to bring a little slice of Greece a tiny bit closer this cold season. Either for you or for that Greek fan friend who cannot stop thinking about going back to the islands. Pick some of these Greek presents for Christmas… Trust me, they’re truly amazing!


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Great Greek-Themed Christmas Presents

Essentials for your Adventures in Greece!

Getting to Greece: Nothing like sailing from one island to the other. Check Ferryhopper to book your ferry tickets in advance.

Spending the night: It’s always wise to compare, check both Booking.com and Hotels.com for the best accommodation deals.

Top-rated tours in Greece: If you visit Athens don’t miss this Acropolis Guided Tour. When in Crete, check the amazing Balos Beach with this Boat Cruise to Balos. And if you love wine, then splurge in this Santorini Winery Tour. To save time and money, get a convenient Combo Ticket Pass Athens.

Show me the money! No, really, need cash? Wise is the best online money transfer service with a debit card accepted all over Greece.

See Greece at your own pace with a rental car: Personally, I use Discover Cars to reach places where my old jalopy won’t take me. Wanna have more fun? Check prices for bikes and quad rental here.

The Most Iconic Greece-Themed Christmas Presents

Check this great list with the best presents for those in your life who love Greece, either for Christmas or any other occasion!


Virtual Greek Presents

I get it. This is gonna be a rather different holiday season. Whether it’s due to social distancing or simply because you cannot move around, gifting others with actual, physical presents won’t be as easy as it used to be.

However, that does not mean you should just mail a boring Christmas card. Rather the opposite, it’s never been as easy as it’s now to have presents delivered to somebody’s home… or better, to someone’s device!

What about surprising that Greece fan friend in your life with an inspiring set of images, stories, and even recipes filmed in the actual place of their dreams? Check these virtual Greek presents.

A Greek Islands Destination Cooking Class

Three different seasons or a whole season to purchase for less than €10! If you love Greek flavors or simply enjoy spending time trying unique recipes, then this is a great present. A #1 best-seller Greek culinary video, perfect for you or to give!

>>Get on Amazon<<

Zorba the Greek, the Book

Looking for more Greek presents for Christmas?
>>Check the best books about Crete and Greece here<<

Zorba the Greek, the Film

Are you more of a film kind of guy but still don’t want to miss this stunningly beautiful story? Check the uber-famous film version of Kazantzakis book starring the unforgettable Anthony Queen.

You will be booking your ticket to Crete in no time at all!

>>Get on Amazon<<

Greek Tales for Kids

Greek Tales for Kids are a compelling series of stories about the Gods and the magical beings of Greece. Kids will adore watching one… or all the episodes of the series!

>>Get on Amazon<<

Ancient Greece, the Greatest Show on Earth

Travel with Dr. Michael Scott to Greece and discover the story of Greece and the birth of one of the most perfect arts of all times… Theater! A must-watch for everyone interested in Greek culture and history.

>>Get on Amazon<<

Greek Food and Other Goodies

The Mediterranean diet has conquered millions of people all over the world! Great flavors and super healthy traits combine with the memories of that summer spent on a Greek island…

Why not bringing some of that taste back home to ease the eagerness of going back to Greece? You can either purchase a single made-in-Greece delicacy, a whole basket of goodies, or a Greek recipe cookbook for those who love to recreate those amazing Greek tastes at home. Here are my favorite.

Authentic Flavors of Greece Gourmet Gift Basket

Taste the richness and variety of Greece’s cuisine with this one-of-a-kind gastronomic basket full of Greek goodies!

This beautifully packed present showcases cheeses, olive oil, spreads, and more items imported directly from Greece.

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Halva with Pistachio

Who doesn’t love Halva? Or try i during this Christmas season!

Ok, it might not be as Christmassy as Melomakarona or Kourambiedes cookies, but it’s an authentic Greek delicacy you cannot miss this season!

>>Get on Amazon<<

Hand-Made Greek Almond Cookies

Authentic Greek cookies always include rich ingredients, such as nuts and honey. Amygdalotas are a mouthwatering treat made with tasty almonds and delicious almond paste.

These are made with all-natural ingredients and are conveniently delivered to your door!

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Orange-Flavoured Olive Oil

Not just your common Extra Virgin Greek Olive Oil, but a gourmet version with a delicate orange flavor. Ideal for salads, cold cuts, and for any dish you want to try or prepare whenever nostalgia for Greece strikes!

On the Amazon page, you’ll be able to find more varieties, including organic, truffle, and basil flavored Greek olive oil.

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Traditional Golden Thyme Honey From Crete

Cretan honey is one of those flavors that I include in my Taste of Crete tour and I’ve witnessed tourists go literally crazy about it!

It’s rich, fragrant, thick, and full of delicious herbal aromas. This one comes from Chania, in Crete… And you’ll be eager to enjoy it over your Greek yogurt during your Christmas breakfast!

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Greek Alphabet Chocolate Mold

Do you enjoy spending time making chocolate and candy treats at home? No better way to kill time during a cold winter afternoon than preparing Greek-inspired sweets!

Check this Greek Alphabet kitchen mold to give a more Mediterranean feel to your homemade sweets.

Read more:   Magical Things to Do in Splantzia, Chania

>>Get on Amazon<<

Are you a fan of Greek food?
>>These Greek recipe books are a perfect Christmas gift<<

Christmas Presents Inspired in Greece

Sometimes you need a little bit more. Something that constantly reminds you of your love and attachment to Greece…

Maybe your ancestors came from there, maybe you just fell in love with Greece in a past vacation… or maybe, you just simply love the country and cannot wait to visit for the first time. In any case, these Greek presents for Christmas might have all you need!

Greek-Inspired Coasters for Drinks

Bring a touch of Greece to your table with this delicate and pretty set of six coasters for your drinks.

These are made from special absorbent ceramic stone which works better than sandstone, this absorptive material will protect your furniture from excess condensation from cold drinks.

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 Sterling Silver Greek Earrings

Carry a piece of Greece wherever you go!

Check these super nice Greece-inspired earrings, a wonderful Christmas present (for you or for a friend) that you can wear all year round. They are lightweight and feature an easy on/off clasp.

>>Get on Amazon<<

Greek Typewriter Letter Metal Stamp Set

Do you enjoy engraving, is jewellery your hobby or are you just a graphic design freak? Now this is an original gift!

This letter set includes the entire Greek alphabet and provides a traditional, cultural accent to your stamped craft and jewelry projects.

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Greek-Themed Curtains

Redecorating home this season? Bring a Greek touch inside your house with these beautiful Greece-inspired polyester curtains. They come in three different sizes and fit almost any rod size.

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Greek Santa Ornament for Christmas Tree

Don’t forget to Greekisize your Christmas tree! Add a Greek Santa (Agios Basilis) to your collection of Christmas ornaments with Greek-inspired landscapes from beautiful Santorini.

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Greece-Inspired Decorative Pillow Covers

An amazing gift idea to add a touch of Greekness and marine atmosphere to any home, these pillow covers come in different shapes and navy inspired designs. They will make your home look more Greek than ever.

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Greek Yoghurt Foaming Cream Cleanser

Beauty products made with unique Greek ingredients are one thoughtful present you can give to your friends or that you can just buy for yourself!

The original Milk Proteins Foaming Cleanser formula has been boosted with Greek Yoghurt to deliver 2.5 times more skin soothing and nourishing proteins. 

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The Best Greek Present of All: A Greece Trip of a Lifetime

Well… it’s true that it could be out of reach for the average pocket, but wouldn’t it be wonderful to surprise your other half with a unique, unforgettable trip to Greece?

Whether it’s a summer island-hopping adventure, a tranquil stay on a Greek villa overlooking the sea, or just a couple of air tickets, giving aways (or giving yourself!) a trip to Greece can be the most inspiring thing to do and something to look forward to in the next months. So… Why not check these ideas?!

Island Hopping in Greece

RUISE PORTS GREECE - SHIP

Discover the beauty of the Greek islands in a lifetime adventure at sea! Check these spectacular (and extra convenient) ferry ticket offers on Ferry Hopper. Booking now, you’ll certainly save on summer deals!

Read more:   51 Crazy Beautiful Things to Do in Chania (Region) for an Unforgettable Holiday!

>>Check routes on Ferry Hopper<<

Dreamy Greek Villa by the Sea

GREECE - SANTORINI - CYCLADIC HOUSES

Have you ever thought about spending a whole summer in Greece living by the sea? Soaking in the beautiful views and enjoying the spectacular landscapes and atmosphere? Living like a local doesn’t have to be a dream anymore!

Check the most magnificent villas in Greece for an everlasting memory of a memorable stay!

>>Check home rentals in Greece<<

Looking for the best home rentals on the islands?
>>Check this page<<

Surprise your Better Half with a Ticket to Greece!

How to travel more with limited time off

Booking in December for a trip bound to happen in July or August is a great way to save good money and to spend your winter planning your trip!

Jet Radar & Avia Sales is a unique flight search engine that helps you find the best deals when it comes to air tickets to Greece, Europe, or anywhere else in the world!

>>Check flights to Greece<<

No matter which category you belong to, these Greek presents and themed gift ideas are just great to give away… or to keep!


So, what are you buying for yourself? Or for anyone else?
Let me know in the comments below!


Travel Plans for Greece?
More Resources to Organize Your Trip!

Start by heading right to my Greece travel guide for in-depth details you need to know about Greece. You can also check my post to plan a trip to Greece with children!

Get in touch if you need extra help to plan your trip. If you want to tour West Crete, check my guide. Want more? Join my Private Facebook Group to connect with like-minded travelers who love Crete as much as you do!

Make Sure You’ve Got Everything For a Hassle-Free Vacation!

I never move around the islands without my Osprey backpack, a sturdy but light travel partner I just love. For short trips, I carry this little crossbody bag. If I drive, I pack my Nikon D7200 and a good travel guide! Lonely Planet’s Best of Greece & the Greek Islands.

When it comes to plane tickets, compare prices with a powerful search engine. However, nothing beats traveling by sea in Greece. With Ferry Hopper, you can book in advance at the lowest price.

For accommodation, I personally use Booking.com.
Traveling to remote places is easier with Discover Cars. Other times, I join organized tours with GetYourGuide, which features anything from cooking lessons to airport transfer!

Are you coming to Crete any time soon?

Get in touch and let me know!

Read more:

Best cruise ports in Greece
One day trip to Santorini
How to travel to Crete
Incredible beaches in Crete
Amazing beaches in Sifnos

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About the author:

Gabi Ancarola | The Tiny Book

Gabi Ancarola

Gabi has been living in Crete for the last five years. Here, she juggles being a solo mom, hosting culinary tours in the summer, translating, and working as a tech advisor.
She’s written for Greek Reporter, published two travel guides about Greece, and drunk more glasses of frappe than any regular person would be able to handle.


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