~ Stunning snow scenes in Greece, continued from page 1 ~
This is from a series of aerial photos that the Eurokinissi news agency took after snow fell on the Acropolis in Athens. More of the agency’s aerial photos of the Acropolis, as well as the Plaka district of Athens, can be seen in the photo feature Μοναδικές εικόνες: Η χιονισμένη Ακρόπολη και η Πλάκα στα λευκά, published by news247.
Snow covers the ground of the National Gardens in central Athens. It is one of several photos by Maria Theofanopoulou that were published in the Greek Travel Pages article A Day of Sudden Snowfall in Athens on January 11.
George Nkournélou captured this twilight scene in snowy Central Athens
A Giannis Vamvakouris photo of snow in Central Athens
From the Greece in Photos Facebook page, a view of snow-dusted hillsides in Athens
A view of the Acropolis in a photo from the Greece in Photos Facebook page.
Snow covers the ground surrounding the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center in Athens. The image is from the center’s Facebook page.
Another snow photo from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center page on Facebook
Light snow blankets the ground at the Temple of Olympian Zeus in the historic center of Athens. The photo appears on the This is Athens Facebook page.
Snow falls on the courtyard terrace at the legendary Zonars restaurant and bar. This photo was posted on the Zonars Facebook page.
Giannis Farmakidis captured this photo while driving toward Atavyros mountain on Rhodes
Another Giannis Farmakidis photo of snowy Atavyros mountain
The chiosphotos.gr Facebook page posted this aerial view of the medieval village Augṓnyma
Another view of snowy Augṓnyma village, this time in a shot shared on Facebook by Chios photographer Vikh Nikolaoy
Another photo posted on Facebook by Vikh Nikolaoy. This is a view of the medieval tower of Pityoús.
The Facebook page Πολιτιστικός Σύλλογος Βολισσού “Ο Όμηρος” shared this photo of Volissos village
Snow on Glari beach is seen in this photo from the news website Politischios
The Εφημερίδα Πολίτης page on Facebook posted this December 29 picture of a road on Chios
Vikh Nikolaoy captured this beautiful view from a snow-dusted mountainside on Chios
This striking photo of the cobalt-blue Holy Trinity church atop Mount Pelinaion was shared on Facebook by Chios Vertical Life. If you’re on Facebook you can view more photos in this album from the hikers’ New Year’s Day climb to the mountain peak after three days of snowfalls on Chios.
Stavros Bafaloukas snapped this photo while the harbour town of Kymi was being pummelled by a vicious snowstorm …
… and he took this photo when the sun finally came out, six days after the snowstorm struck
On Facebook, Anatoli Tsa shared several startling videos of the waist-deep snow that clogged the streets in Kymi. This is a screen capture from one of the videos. If you’re on Facebook, you can view Anatoli’s album of videos here.
Δημήτρης Καράμπελας shot this photo of a snowbound street in Kymi
A Babis Marinákē photograph of the heavy snow in Kymi
A snowed-in Kymi street, photographed by Nick Maroulis
Katerina Vlachou captured this image of people wading through deep snow
Vagias Katsos photographed snow on a boat and beach
Katerina Mouriki captured this view of Limniōnas
Skiathos, Skopelos and Skyros
Snowy taverna tables on the Skiathos waterfront, seen in an image shared on the Facebook page for Skiathos Salt and Pepper restaurant
This photo of Papadiamanti Street in Skiathos was shared on the Foodie Cafe Facebook page
Agustera Bar posted to Facebook this photo of snow-laden trees behind a sign for Koukounaries beach on Skiathos …
… along with this photo showing fresh snow on the golden sands of Koukounaries beach itself
Agustera Bar also shared this photo of Skiathos Town after a light snowfall
Snow dusted rooftops on Skiathos are seen in an image from the Facebook page for Victoria Sandels Photography Skiathos
Another image by Victoria Sandels Photography Skiathos, this time showing snow along the Skiathos Town waterfront
Foto Film Παλιούγκας Σκιάθος shared this Skiathos Town streetscene image on its Facebook page …
… along with this picture of a snow-laden gate and trees
This photo of the snowy Skiathos Town waterfront was posted on the Facebook page for La Piscine Art Hotel
This photo of Skopelos Town, seen following a snowfall, has been shared extensively on social media. The image was one of several snow photos of Skopelos that the Keep Talking Greece website posted in its January 9 article “Life in snowed in village” — Report & pictures from Skopelos.
Another widely shared photo of snowy Skopelos. I found this image on the Greek Islands Facebook page, which credited the photo to Babis Stivachtis.
On Facebook, ΓΕΩΡΓΙΟΣ ΜΙΧΑΗΛ shared this aerial view of Skopelos …
… as well as this photo, showing more of the town from a slightly different perspective.
The news agency Εφημερίδα Βόρειες Σποράδες shared this photo of Skopelos Town in an album on its Facebook page …
… together with this photo of the town’s waterfront
This Skopelos Town waterfront shot was shared on Facebook by Singing Workshops on Skopelos
A car is buried under deep snow on a Skopelos Town street, seen in this photo shared on Facebook by the Εφημερίδα Βόρειες Σποράδες news agency
The Εφημερίδα Βόρειες Σποράδες news agency also posted this photo of a man walking down a Skopelos Town street inundated with snow. According to media reports, the January snowfalls were the heaviest to hit Skopelos in more than 30 years.
Niko Sikkes took this photo of a snowy street in Chora on Skyros island
An Eleni Gavrili photo of snow at Kalatmitsa beach on Skyros
Sparta, Mystras & Lakonia region
Light snow dusts the mountainside where the historic Mystras heritage site is located (foreground), while some of the Taygetos mountains provide a dramatic backdrop. The photo is from a Mystras collection on the Evrotas blog of landscape photography.
Another Evrotas blog photo of snow at Mystras. You can view dozens more beautiful winter scenes from this world heritage site in a special Mystras photo collection on the Evrotas blog.
Trees are draped with freshly fallen snow as far as the eye can see in this photo of Sparta that was posted on the Facebook page for Notospress
Another Notospress photo of snow in Sparta. If you’re on Facebook, you can see an album of Sparta snow photos that Notospress pubished on January 10.
A view of Vordonia, a mountain village near Sparta. The photo, taken by the locally-published website Bordonia Blogspot, was posted on the Bordonia Blogspot Facebook page on January 10.
Another winter scene from Vordonia. This was one of several photos posted to the Bordonia Blogspot Facebook page.
This was among a group of photos of Karyes village in Lakonia that Eva Chikara-Drt shared to the Καρυές Λακωνίας / Karyes Lakonias page on Facebook
Another scene that Eva Chikara-Drt photographed in Karyes
Photographer Alexandros Bougadis captured this image of a lake in the Taygetos mountains near Sparta. The photo was originally published by the Sparta Voice website.
A Panagiotis Andrikopoulos photo of mist and snow at the mouth of the Corinth Canal
Ελένη Καρανοπούλου shared this view of the canal on Facebook
This photo, which was shot from one of the bridges above the canal, was posted on Facebook by ΘΥΜΙΟΣ ΧΡΙΣΤΟΔΟΥΛΟΥ
Daria Timofte posted this photo of Ancient Corinth on Facebook
Manos Stinis shot this photo of snowy trees lining a road in Ioannina
A beautiful view of snowy Ioannina, captured by Akis Liots
Another photo by Mano Stinis, this time showing a waterfront scene
Snowy street in Ioannina photo from the Πάμε Ιωάννινα – Pame Ioannina Travel Page on Facebook
Ioannina streets at night, pictured in a post from the Πάμε Ιωάννινα – Pame Ioannina Travel Page on Facebook
Another Πάμε Ιωάννινα – Pame Ioannina Travel Page photo of a winter night scene in Ioannina
Click here to view dozens more photos of winter scenes in Greece, in Part 2 of this post.