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Secret beaches of Rethymno

Secret beaches of Rethymno

Written By: lefteris | Published: June-22-2018 | Category: Featured
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Renowned for spectacular seascapes of the South and the north long sandy beaches, Rethymno area is an almost never-ending paradise. The southern coast of Rethymnon hosts some of the most beautiful, untouched exotic beaches of Crete. At Ag...

4 of Rethymno΄s secret beaches Paksimadia Islets Paximadia Islands are two small uninhabited islets off the Gulf of Messara, 12km (7.5 miles) south of Agia Galin...

The top 10 Cretan food specialties

The top 10 Cretan food specialties

Written By: Super User | Published: May-06-2018 | Category: Featured
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Are you feeling hungry after enjoying the blue waters and the sun in one of the lovely beaches in Crete? Crete stands free of mainland Greece, complex and proud with wild, mountainous terrain and a strong traditional culture. Cretan cuisi...

Discover the cretan diet! 1. Cretan Cheeses It seems that almost every Cretan village has its own signature cheese. They are usually made from sheep or goat’s mi...

The visitors' interest in the 7th Cretan Nutrition Festival is unprecedented

The visitors' interest in the 7th Cretan Nutrition Festival is unprecedented

Written By: Super User | Published: July-04-2018 | Category: Featured
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The President of the Public Benefit Society of Rethymno stated: "The aim of this event is to highlight Cretan products and, above all, our wines, and at that time we showed that we can go well with our own vintage wine. With all businesses ...

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Sky Express starts flights Chania - Athens

Sky Express flights to and from Chania and Athens....

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Anogeia - Hyakintheia

Anogeia - Hyakintheia

Written By: Super User | Published: June-21-2018 | Category: ENTERTAINMENT
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This is a three day event, taking place annually in July. Dedicated to Aghios Hyakinthos - the Cretan "Saint of Love" This is a t...

Crete’s Samaria Gorge Opens to Public on May 1

Crete’s Samaria Gorge Opens to Public on May 1

Written By: Super User | Published: April-08-2018 | Category: ENTERTAINMENT
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Samaria Gorge in Crete opens for visitors on May 1. According to an announcement, the forestry agency has taken all necessary pre...

Seven in Ten Greeks Are Now Using Debit and Credit Cards

Seven in Ten Greeks Are Now Using Debit and Credit Cards

Written By: Super User | Published: April-14-2018 | Category: BUSINESS
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More than two out of three Greeks are now using debit or credit cards for their daily transactions, even though they have reservat...

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"I don't build in order to have clients. I have clients in order to build."

-Ayn Rand

RETHYMNO NEWS

Rakokazana, a well-hidden secret in Crete

Rakokazana, a well-hidden secret in Crete

Rakokazano or kazanema (raki boiling) is the distillation process of strafyla for the production of raki, also known as tsikoudia. Strafyla are the remainders of grapes after the production of wine. According to legislation, tsi...

BUSINESS NEWS

Expansion and refurbishment of Heraklion International Airport "Nikos Kazantzakis"

Expansion and refurbishment of Heraklion International Airport "Nikos Kazantzakis"

The modernisation of what is Greece’s second busiest airport was financed by Hellenic Duty Free Shops to the tune of 13 million euros.    Renovations at Nikos Katzantzakis Heraklion Airport have seen the introduction of a new ...

Property Tax in Greece Went Up Sevenfold in 7 Years

In 2016, Greeks were called to pay seven times more in property taxes compared to 2009, even though they had to deal with a 25 percent drop in GDP and similar unemployment percentages. ...

Seven in Ten Greeks Are Now Using Debit and Credit Cards

More than two out of three Greeks are now using debit or credit cards for their daily transactions, even though they have reservations over their use, a new study shows. ...

Summer sales

The period of summer sales in Rethimno starts on Monday July 9 and ends on Friday July 31. This is the ideal time for locals and tourists to shop as the prices will be a lot lower. It will also be a relief to the shop owners, who ...

POLITICAL NEWS

U.S. President Donald Trump Stops Over at Souda Base on Crete

U.S. President Donald Trump Stops Over at Souda Base on Crete

Air Force One landed on Souda U.S. base on Crete at 3:07 on Sunday for refuel with President Donald Trump on board on his way to Singapore for the critical meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.  “Air Force One landed on...

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS

Crete’s Samaria Gorge Opens to Public on May 1

Crete’s Samaria Gorge Opens to Public on May 1

Samaria Gorge in Crete opens for visitors on May 1. According to an announcement, the forestry agency has taken all necessary precautions to protect the ecosystem. It is said while Samaria Gorge is a unique ecosystem of magnific...

Rethymno Celebrates Colorful Greek Carnival

It all started back in 1914 and ever since, year after year, the Cretan city of Rethymno hosts a traditional carnival celebration like no other place in Greece. Over three weeks, the Cretan coastal city holds parties and masque...

What to Do in Rethymno

What to Do in Rethymno, on the Greek Island of Crete Although it is the third largest town on the island, Rethymno still keeps a provincial flair rather distant from the larger towns of Heraklion and Chania. Rethymno is one of ...

Anogeia - Hyakintheia

This is a three day event, taking place annually in July. Dedicated to Aghios Hyakinthos - the Cretan "Saint of Love" This is a three day event, taking place annually in July. Dedicated to Aghios Hyakinthos – the Cretan ‘Saint of...

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Unite Fest

Unite Fest

10-11-12 August MikrsiatonSquare   An annual summer Folk Music festival of a worldwide organizing class with what it implies for the participating casts, but also for the audience, that will be present from around the world. C.

Mamma Mia

Discover Donna's  young life, experiencing the fun she had with the three possible dads of Sophie. Sophie is now pregnant. Like Donna, she'll be a young mother, and she realizes that she'll need to take risks like her mother did. ...

Persians by Aeschylus at Fortezza

The Persians by Aeschylus, is the second part and only surviving work of a trilogy and the only surviving Greek tragedy which is based on actual events of the time, recording the defeat of the Persians and the triumph of the Greek...

Roustika Panigiri

As the birthplace of so many classic Cretan delicacies, Rethymno has become a destinationfor foodies all over the world due to its unbeatable access to some of the freshiest ingrediets that creates unique flavors that can take ove...

Electra Euripides at Fortezza

Electra, a play from Sophocles’ late period (probably written in 412 or 411 BCE), dramatises one of the bleakest episodes in the history of the House of Atreus: the revenge taken by Electra and Orestes against Clytemnestra and Aeg...