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Cretan Diet Festival 2024

Cretan Diet Festival

Visitors come from far and wide for culinary experiences at Cretan Diet Festival, an annual 7day culinary event with festivities and partner events taking place from July 1 to 7, 2024.

It is an extravaganza of wine tasting, cultural activities, music, dance and culinary fare, cooking, and mixology events, all complemented with high-level local entertainment.

 The basic philosophy of the Cretan Diet Festival is to highlight and promote local Cretan products and to encourage trade agreements for local producers.

Each year at the municipal garden it brings together many people for a week of celebrations while highlighting available cultural events, including local gastronomic resources.

Certified and standard products like Cretan olive oil, cheese, pomegranate, the wine pear, snails, cosmetic products, nuts, rusks, tsikoudia, wine, aloe products and handicrafts are demonstrated.

Cretan Diet Festival
Cretan Diet Festival

Cretan Diet Festival is a unique culinary experience where you actively participate in Cretan culture through a week full of cultural activities, wine & cheese producers and local farmers demonstrating their products.
Plan your visit and discover the way of Cretan life, the world famous Cretan cuisine based on local ingredients, for an unforgettable Culinary experience not only through pleasing your taste but also allow an immediate engagement into the local culture.

This festival celebration aims to spread awareness, foster connection with local producers, provide valuable resources and offer our community a productive space to thrive, all while doing what we do best  having fun.


Stay tuned to the Cretan Diet Festival official website for more info and still-to-be-announced events.

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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