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EU GREEN WEEK 2018

21 May 2018
EU GREEN WEEK 2018

Make Crete Green Plastic-free !! Starting on 22nd May a 4-day Bamboo Bike Ride took place between Rethymnon and Falasarna with stops at towns to encou...

Recevin

04 May 2018
Recevin

The title of European City of Wines 2018 was awarded to Rethymno, the well known, all year round destination, by the European Network of Wine Cities RECEVIN ...

Spring in Rethymno

27 February 2018
Spring in Rethymno

Spring is already in the air and Rethymno is here again, more exciting than ever, ready to welcome you. If you are looking for a peaceful retreat for your va...

Rethymno's Carnival 2018, the Carnival of Crete

20 December 2017
Rethymno's Carnival 2018, the Carnival of Crete

Plan your visit to Rethymno this February!

Rethymnos Karneval, der Karneval von Kreta!

20 December 2017
Rethymnos Karneval, der Karneval von Kreta!

Planen Sie Ihren Besuch in Rethymno in diesem Februar!

Le Carnaval de Rethymno, le Carnaval de Crète

20 December 2017
Le Carnaval de Rethymno, le Carnaval de Crète

Planifiez votre visite à Rethymno en février!

Floats colorful route

20 December 2017
Floats colorful route

Floats and Carnival: a colorful route in Rethymno

Great Carnival opening ceremony

20 December 2017
Great Carnival opening ceremony

Rethymno’s Carnival 2018 has just begun, calling everyone to "Be your Best Self"!!

Grecka Panorama Poland

29 December 2017
Grecka Panorama Poland

Expanding to the Polish market.

olive harvest in Rethymno

31 December 2017
 olive harvest in Rethymno

Come to Rethymno and celebrate “Vendema”!

The time has come for fresh wine!

27 October 2017
The time has come for fresh wine!

The genuinely friendly Rethymno, invites you in a tasteful journey through the aromas of the fresh wine!! Some will be visiting Rethymno for ...

Christmas @ Rethymno

31 December 2017
Christmas @ Rethymno

Rethymno invites you and your family to celebrate and experience a different kind of Merry Christmas at a peacfull holidays!

wild greens of Rethymno

20 November 2017
wild greens of Rethymno

Wild greens, "Horta" in Greek, are among the most healthy and nutritious foods for foodies.

Saint George the “Methystis

27 October 2017
Saint George the “Methystis

2-3 November 2017, Argyroupoli Wine tasting with culinary specialties, pleanty of music and entertainment

“ARKADIA” Sport Event

27 October 2017
“ARKADIA” Sport Event

Numerous sport activities in this year's program!

“rakokazana” in Rethymno

22 October 2017
“rakokazana” in Rethymno

From early October to mid-December in Crete, rakokazana, like every year, make their appearance.

Mobility Week Rethymno

22 September 2017
Mobility Week Rethymno

Mobility Week (http://www.mobilityweek.eu/) Following the success of Car Free Day, the European Mobility Week is held from 16 to 22 September every year since 2...

Autumn colours on sand dunes

12 September 2017
Autumn colours on sand dunes

Sea daffodil (Pancratium Maritimum) flowers can be found on the sea shore in Rethymno and around Crete. Its perfume is sweet and heady and its one of the most a...

Catch the Hatch

30 August 2017
Catch the Hatch

We invite you to experience the public excavations that will take place this week in Rethymno. “Public excavation” is called the opening of every nest, that is...

Blue flag for 486 Greek coasts, 17 in Rethymno

09 August 2017
Blue flag for 486 Greek coasts, 17 in Rethymno

The National Society for the Protection of Nature, National Operator of the “Blue Flag” International Program in our country, announced the coast and marina awa...

Rethymno's 6th Cretan Diet Festival-July 2017

09 August 2017
Rethymno's 6th Cretan Diet Festival-July 2017

Rethymno is pleased to announce the dates and program of the 6th Cretan Diet Festival. Open to the public for another year, promises to present a rich variety o...

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  • The Carnival of Rethymno is a cultural event of creativity organized by the Municipality of Rethymno along with the valuable support of numerous volunteers.
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  • The Municipality of Rethymno revives one of its oldest cultural institutions, “The Cretan Diet Festival”. The events are clearly oriented to the promotion of awarded Cretan products, especially the local wine.
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  • The Renaissance Festival counts a long time of presence and continues to blend integrity and durability. It celebrates the period of Cretan Renaissance and attempts to revive it by a series of cultural activities.
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  • Spring weather is ideal for active visitors. Discover inland secrets and the wide variety of flora and fauna, by visiting gorges, mountainous villages, hiking trails, etc. Rethymno is a paradise for numerous excursions.
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  • Rethymno is an ideal destination not only for those who seek relaxation and to enjoy a holiday within an ultramodern infrastructure, but also for those who thirst for action, adventure and exploration, and above all seek contact with nature. Rethymno is the perfect fall escape.
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What To See and Do

Culture Tour

Culture Tour

From the Venetian historic center to the archaeological treasures of its Prefecture

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Rethymno Natour

Natour

Rethymno, has an amazing variety of flora, fauna & an amazing landscape to discover

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Pilgrimage Tour

Pilgrimage Tour

Byzantine monasteries and churches with rare frescoes and inestimable icons

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Active Tour

Active Tour

Imposing gorges, large number of caves, lush valleys, incredible beaches

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Plan your Visit

Cruises

Ideal Location for your next Cruise stop

Maps

Feel free to get your free City & Broader area Map of Rethymno

Leaflets

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Rethymno all year round

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City of Rethymno

Rethymno’s timeless attractions and diverse landscapes, city architecture, museums, archaeological sites, endless sandy beaches and escapes to nearby villages will reward you with a rich cultural yet relaxed experience all year round. Step off of the beaten path into the untouched Greece of the past. Cultural pride and natural beauty – Rethymno offers the best of both.

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Department of Tourism
  tourism (@) rethymno.gr
  +30 28310 21459
  +30 28310 21459
  20 El. Venizelou Str, 74100, Rethymno

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