Mainland Weather: Cold and wet; snow in the mountains
Island/Coastal Weather: Cold, wet, windy. Sunny, pleasant days appear sporadically.
Athens Weather: Highs around 56 degrees Fahrenheit, down to lows of 44.
Prices: Low/moderate in carnival areas
Events: Many events, mainly aimed at Greek aficionados of the arts. Mardi Gras/Carnival can occur in February. Check here for Carnival Dates.
Facilities: Hotels and restaurants on many islands will be closed.
Towns with a strong carnival season will be lively. Ski season slows down. Port visits by tender from cruise ships may be cancelled due to rough water.
More information: Carnival (Mardi Gras) Season in Greece
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