The 16-year-old has been on a long journey across the globe to speak about climate change, during which she gave a speech at the UN and also met numerous celebrities, including Leonardo DiCaprio. Earlier this week, Time magazine named her Person of the Year.
Climate activist Greta Thunberg has announced she needs a rest, the teen told reporters in the northern town of Turin, Italy, on Friday.
"I will be home for Christmas and then I will take a holiday break because you need to take rest", she said. "Otherwise you cannot do this all the time."