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Bellevalia juliana

Bellevalia juliana - a new flower for Crete

The festival will feature music, dance, poetry and literature, but will also include botanic art workshops and a botanic art exhibition, at which

Askyfou plate radar, Chania

Extra Terrestrial island!

While you spend leisure time in your Rethymno or Chania villa, you have the opportunity to visit the old, rusted and highly impressive twin radars on

Myli gorge, rethymnon

A green oasis in Rethymno

Just half an hour from Rethymno or 5 minutes from Roussospiti village you can find this lush green, almost tropical paradise of Myli gorge and it's

Eleftherna excavation site, Rethymno, Crete, Greece

Eleftherna, important ancient settlement

Eleutherna, was an ancient city-state in Crete, which lies 25 km southeast of Rethymno. Archaeologists excavated the site, located on a narrow

Yious Kambos

Springtime is here!

The spring has arrived, but when it arrives on this magnificent island, then...

Folklore museum, Asteri, Rethymno, Crete

A vivid folklore museum, full of history & passion

In Asteri village, just a few minutes drive from Rethymno town, you have the opportunity to visit a really vivid folklore museum, all setup by the

Paleontological Museum Rethymnon Crete

Paleontological Museum Rethymnon

The Temple of Mastaba, with the characteristic 9-dome architecture, is an authentic monument of Rethymnon and has been conceded to GNHM following a

Plakias, Rethymno, Crete

Windsurfers fun time!

At the south coast of Crete island lies the famous village of Plakias with the beautiful sunsets and the vivid night life.

archaeological museum rethymnon

Archaeological museum of Rethymno

The Archaeological Museum of Rethymno belongs to the national Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities Conservancy. Since 1991 it is housed in the

Classical Guitar Live

Panagiotis Margaris classical guitar concert in Ibrahim Han hill, in fortezza Rethymno, 30 July.

Relax by your swimming pool, in your holiday villa

Aristophane's Plutos (Wealth)

Aristophanes. Unique, Extraordinary, Magnificent. Always modern.

Be there, in Rethymno's Fortezza Venetian fortress, at July  27.

Socrates Apology

Socrates Apology

Ever heard how the ancient Greeks were talking to each other? This 2016 Creta holiday summer gives you this opportunity.

Aeschylus Oresteia

Aeschylus Oresteia in Fortezza Rethymnon

A classic play in Rethymnon in the Venetian castle of Fortezza.


Erotokritos Theatre is about love

One of the masterpieces of the Cretan and Greek literature is Erotokritos, by Vicenzos Kornaros.

Cyrano de Bergerac

While staying in your holiday villa in Crete, don't miss at the 10 and 11 July 2016 in Rethymnon an excellent theatrical performance of these great

Cretan Diet Festival 2016

Don't miss the tastes and the music and the dance of this Rethymno Cretan Diet Festival.

Rethymno Days 2016

Rethymno days 2016

Yes, it's this great time of the year. From 13 May to 1 June a multitude of events in Rethymno town. It's Rethymno Days 2016. Don't miss it. Check the

Cretan wine Festival Rethymno

Rethymno Wine Festival 2016

With the participation of more and more citizens, a lot of fun, passion and desire we have prepared our Wine Festival this year again. Inspired by the

Sfendoni Cave,Rethymno

The impressive Sfendoni Cave, Zoniana

The Sfendoni cave is in the Zoniana village, 43 km from Rethymno town. It is 3000 sq.m. and you can Admire it via its 270m organized route. 

Rethymno Carnival

History of Rethymno carnival

In 1914 the first Carnival of Rethymno was organized, bringing the original mark of the intentions of the people of Rethymno.

Rethymno Carnival 2016

Carnival in Rethymno 2016

The official poster and the events schedule are ready! Check them out.

Ross Daly

Ross Daly distributes his music for free

In a rare move of magnanimity, Ross Daly, the "giant" of world music, creator of the Labyrinth and inspirer of our favorite Houdetsi Festival, in

Exhibition “Whispers”, Museum of Contemporary Art of Crete

Exhibition “Whispers”, Museum of Contemporary Art of Crete

The Museum of Contemporary Art of Crete presents the exhibition “Whispers”, a new production that traces situations-cries expressed discreetly and

Preveli palm trees

The famous palm forest of Preveli, Rethymno

One of the most beautiful places on Crete, Preveli Beach, is located on the south coast of the island, not far away from the city of Rethymnon. This

Sunrise over Crete, from Gavdos island

Gavdos, the southest...

Choose wisely one of our serenity villas at the south coast of Crete and visit Gavdos island in a trip to the southern part of Europe.

Matala, Crete, Beach festival 2015

Still alive! Matala, Crete

Yes the 60's were great. So it is today! In Matala, at the south coast of Crete island, and the big variety of villas and hotels, the passion is still

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