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 

The new Public Tour Guide School in Rethymno

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

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

World Tourism Day 2020

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

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 !


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

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.

2nd TRIMORE M.T. Rethymnon I ISOMAN

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

loyal visitors friendship award

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

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


Department of Tourism
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  20 El. Venizelou Str, 74100, Rethymno, Crete, Greece

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