Rethymno - a winter paradise for exploring the great outdoors

Sun, sea, mountains, picturesque villages and countless archaeological sites are just some of the elements that make up the enchanting beauty of Rethymno.

Outdoor adventures in Rethymno

Outdoor activities and camping in Rethymno, a luxury without excess.

The spirit of Christmas in Rethymno

The Spirit of Christmas shines through the Rethymno community.  There is a need to cheer up from time to time, especially this year. It's the most wonderful time of the year and what a year it's been!

carob

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

Travel in time through the fossil findings of Rethymno

The rich presence of fossils in  Rethymno is of fascinating interest and special importance.

Rethymno as a tourist destination in Digital era

A lot of people admit that this is a challenging period that has shaped our lives.

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!

Doors to the past

Doors to past reveal a jewel 

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2021

Our warmest greetings and heartfelt wishes for a healthy, happy, and safe New Year!

🎄We look forward to welcoming you to Rethymno in 2021.

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2021

Until then stay safe, merry, and optimistic that better days are ahead of us.🎅🏼✨🎁🥂

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Christmas beach cleanup initiatives

Community-driven initiatives

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".

Traditional professions are still alive in Rethymno

Professions that are becoming extinct

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.
small map of Rethymnon, Crete, Greece

Contact

Department of Tourism
  tourism (@) rethymno.gr
  +30 28310 21459
  +30 28310 21459
  20 El. Venizelou Str, 74100, Rethymno, Crete, Greece

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