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Contest Winner-December 2020

We are pleased to announce that we now know the winner of our social media contest. 

The municipality of Rethymno gives two lucky participants the chance to spend two days at the elegant Steris Beach Hotel!

Check to see if you are the one!

Eleutherna - a tribute volume dedicated to the historic heritage of Rethymno

The excavation of the archaeological site of Eleutherna is highlighted, within the framework of the program by Ioannis S. Latsis Public Benefit Foundation, "Circle of Museums".


Carob, Rethymno's tasteful "Treasure", source of health and youth 

Doors to the past

Doors to past reveal a jewel 

Covid-19 safe Fall getaways in Rethymno for relax and rejuvenate

If you are looking for a place for your fall getaways then the city of Rethymno is the ideal place. With average temperature at 20ο C, sunshine more than 6 hours per day and sea temperature at 23ο C this city makes for the perfect fall destination.

The new Public Tour Guide School in Rethymno

The heart of tourism education in Crete beats undoubtedly in Rethymno.

World Tourism Day 2020

Every year, the Tourism Committee thanks and honors the people who have contributed to Tourism.

2nd TRIMORE M.T. Rethymnon I ISOMAN

Final straight for the 2nd TRIMORE M.T. Rethymnon I ISOMAN     September 25-27

Rethymno cultural events are still on

Don’t you have plans yet?  Not to worry,  here are a few things to do to enjoy and chase your summer.

Events & experiences  are rescheduled for Rethymno's cultural restart !

loyal visitors friendship award

Since 2007 and every consecutive year the Municipality of Rethymno awards its loyal visitors with a friendship award.

Rethymno is opened to visitors

Your wellness is  our priority

Rethymno is officially opened to visitors today, July 1st, 2020, welcoming travelers from around the world.  Rethymno hotels have introduced and apply enhanced cleaning and disinfecting protocols to ensure the safety of all visitors as well as locals.  

Visitors should continue to keep social distance but still enjoy Rethymno's beauty.  Visiting Rethymno can be an entirely new experience and a safe place for vacationing. 

Crete - Sense the authentic

New video promoting the island of Crete to audiences worldwide

Rethymno museums reopen June 15

Museums in Rethymno are reopening to the public after being closed for almost three months during the coronovarius pandemic.

People return to dining experiences as restaurants reopen

As restaurants, cafes & bars are opened since May 25 is part of the fourth phase of the Greek government plan to loosen restrictions.

Rethymno awarded as safer and more accessible city for cyclists and pedestrians

Rethymno received distinction as part of European Mobility Week 2019 for its efforts to promote safe walking and cycling.

Rethymno is the second recipient of the European Mobility awards taking place at Zappeion Hall July 9 2020 for its major efforts implementing  to promote safe and sustainable transportation choices.

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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