Love Holidays? Come to Greece and You Can Celebrate Easter Twice

Greece celebrates Easter twice

Easter Lamb Roast, Beach of Stoupa Greece
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Both Greek Orthodox Easter and Western Easter dates can be great times to visit Greece.

Some years, both Easters fall on the same Easter Sunday, but most of the time, there will be two separate good reasons to visit Greece each spring.

Wondering when Greece celebrates Easter? Here's a look at the dates for upcoming years. 

In some years, the two Easters may differ by a month or more. The years when both Easters match are indicated by (same).

After 2017, there's a long gap before Greek Orthodox Easter and Western Easter coincide again.

Learn more about  Easter in Greece here.

Greek Orthodox Easter and Western Easter Dates

2017
Greek Orthodox Easter Sunday and Western Easter Sunday: April 16 (same)

2018
Greek Orthodox Easter Sunday: April 8
Western Easter Sunday: April 1

2019
Greek Orthodox Easter Sunday: April 28
Western Easter Sunday: April 21

2020
Greek Orthodox Easter Sunday: April 19
Western Easter Sunday: April 12

2021
Greek Orthodox Easter Sunday: May 2
Western Easter Sunday: April 4

2022
Greek Orthodox Easter Sunday: April 24
Western Easter Sunday: April 17

2023
Greek Orthodox Easter Sunday: April 16
Western Easter Sunday: April 9

2024
Greek Orthodox Easter Sunday: May 5
Western Easter Sunday: March 31