public advice for coronavirus

As the number of coronavirus cases in Greece rose health authorities called on people to stay at home and avoid exposure to potential infection.

The travel industry is at the center of the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact is felt around the world.

Connect with»  and to share insights since from the very first day, the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) provides information on the measures taken for the coronavirus outbreak by the Greek Government. Info related to tourism, our visitors and the situation in our country. You can visit the special section in  and get informed for any updates”

 Following the Greek state’s decision for all seasonal hotels to temporarily close as part of the efforts to contain the spread of Covid-19, hotels in Rethymno remain shut until April 30.

We fully support the preventative measure, which is aimed at ensuring the health of our guests and staff. Our hearts and thoughts are with everyone affected around the world and, along with the rest of the Greek tourism sector, we will do everything we can to allow a swift end to this unprecedented situation.

In the meantime, we’ll be doing our bit to stay positive and prepare for your future holiday. We know what holidays with your friends and loved ones mean to you. When the time comes, we’ll be here to make sure you relax, recharge and dream the way you want to.

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A new public awareness campaign for vulnerable social groups, launched on Monday night by the General Secretariat for Civil Protection, reiterated Kikilias’ message. Its slogan is: “We’re not scared. We protect ourselves. We stay at home.”

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implementing the measures taken by the Greek Government to address the coronavirus pandemic, the Municipality of Rethymno would kindly ask its fellow citizens to avoid visiting the town hall in person and request services and using an online service launched by the Municipality of Rethymno visiting


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.



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