Easter Contest: Guess where you are & win a trip with Minoan Lines!


Read the article, find the location where the Easter custom pictured below takes place and enter the draw to win a trip with Minoan Lines.

Easter customs vary across Greece. Can you guess where does the custom described below take place?

You’re in a medieval village that used to be the island’s capital. It is Good Friday and the procession of the Epitaph is about to begin. Skip the vineyards and chapels to witness the most impressive spectacle. The island’s inhabitants will light up the 15,000 tin cans they have placed on rooftops, garden gates, church domes and various other spots around the village, to illuminate the procession’s path. This custom is a must for both tourists visiting the island during Easter to discover the beauties of the lost Atlantis, but also for locals. You can enjoy the view of the illuminated village from many places, as it is situated on a slope.

Due to its location, this traditional settlement constitutes a pole of attraction for tourists besides Easter as well. You can enjoy the panoramic view, and watch the sun dive into the sea, away from the crowds. Walk around the Venetian castle, among the houses surrounding it –some of them built according to the local architectural tradition, and others reminiscing of another era. The image of the whitewashed houses, contrasting with the blue of the Aegean sea and the church domes, will follow you as you stroll around this destination, that every year gets voted as one of the top vacation destinations in the world!

Easter customs

Have you guessed where you are?

Fill in the form with your answer (only mention the name of the destination (e.g. “Venice”) where the Easter custom pictured in the photo takes place) as well as your personal details and enter the draw! 10 lucky winners will win one (1) trip for two (2) persons on Minoan Lines' Heraklion – Cyclades Line. You can be one of them!

In which destination does the Easter custom you see take place?

The contest is now closed. A big thank you to all participants. The winners will be announced soon on our Facebook page.

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