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Wallace, returned to the wild

    Wallace rehabilitated adult male loggerhead sea turtle returned to the wild

11-07-2019

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Caretta turtles lay their eggs on Rethymno sandy beaches

Caretta turtles lay their eggs on Rethymno sandy beaches Please do not disturb the Caretta Caretta ...

24-06-2019

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Cretan Diet Festival 2019

Exhibitors

13-06-2019

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Wild Flowers of Rethymno

  Rethymno, like all Crete, has an amazing variety of flora, which is directly linked to the climate and geomorphology of the place. ...

16-05-2019

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Rethymno unique experience accessible to all

Rethymno offers a wide range of accessible holidays and leisure facilities for seniors and people with disabilities.

08-05-2019

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Living the spirit of Easter in Rethymno

Rethymno is the Cretan picturesque city where tradition is still present in everyday life and in the island’s rich local culture.

17-04-2019

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strong presence of Rethymno in MITT 2019 exhibition in Moscow

  With the aim of attracting tourists from Russia,

01-04-2019

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Ash Monday in Rethymno

Carnival celebration ends Ash Monday on the 11th of March, the day after the Grand Parade, and is characterized by the abundance of Lenten traditional foods, spectacular kite flying and the revival of traditional ancient Cretan customs. ...

08-03-2019

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Rethymno remporte le triple du 2019 Greek Travel Awards

Rethymno remporte le triple du 2019 GREEK TRAVEL AWARDS

19-02-2019

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Rethymno's Carnival will start in:

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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

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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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