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Magical Christmas in Rethymno!

Enjoy the events and activities in the broader area of Rethymno that will offer you a holiday to remember! Enjoy a video        play

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Colorful ornaments, traditionally decorated boats adorn the streets and sparkling event is shortly coming up!


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The “Christmas Playground” will take place from the 22nd of December to the 3rd of January from 10:30 to 22:30, in the heart of the old city, at Mikrasiatonsquare, where the whole venue has a festive makeover. It will be a magical scene where little ones will meet the Santa and his helpers, take part in crafty activities and workshops and listen to Christmasfairytales.


Live music, choirsIMG_8741a.jpg, and bands will put you in the Christmas spirit and smiling people will be there for you, at the little wooden houses, to taste Christmasdelicacies and enjoy numerous activities and games!

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In the center of the city, there are plenty of shops to buy your Christmas presents and wonderful cafes and restaurants to spend an enjoyable day out.

Also, weekly outdoor markets provide a variety of authentic local products.

Have a Christmas holiday to remember, tasting local wine and traditional Cretan cuisine.

Grab the opportunity to visit Rethymno’s picturesque villages and live the experience of the Cretan hospitality that is offered all year round. New Christmas daily events are being added all the time, so keep an eye on our events list:

City of Rethymno

You are invited to travel to areas, which are perhaps still unknown to the majority, and which are sometimes remote, but always magical and magnificent throughout the seasons. We recommend our visitors to see our picturesque villages through the eyes of the soul, try the Cretan cuisine, our wine and “tsikoudia”, participate in our revelries and festivities, but most importantly get to know our soul, our hospitality, the safe, untouched interior of the region, the other Rethymno.
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  21 El. Venizelou Str, 74100, Rethymno, Crete, Greece

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