The Charms of Rethymnon Town

The Charms of Rethymnon Town

Rethymnon is a wonderful combination — a dramatic natural setting, Venetian splendor, exotic Ottoman charm, folkloric authenticity, and, of course, a vibrant contemporary creative life.  The Charms of Rethymnon Town, Crete’s petite, perfect city This intimately sized-city, Crete’s third largest, behind Chania, reaches out into the sea- at the very tip of the cape, you’ll…

6 Amazing Cretan Beaches

6 Amazing Cretan Beaches

Cretan beaches pretty much have it all including crystal clear waters and stunning scenery.  For beach lovers looking for the perfect summer beach getaway, we have compiled a list of the 6 amazing Cretan beaches to visit.   6 Amazing Cretan beaches    In Crete, there is a beach to indulge any preference. From pink sand and…

Top Tourist Sights of Rethymnon Old Town

Top Tourist Sights of Rethymnon Old Town

Take time out to see the top tourist sights of Rethymnon Old Town.  Here’s a list of our local picks so you can gain fantastic insight into the culture and history of our beautiful and historic city. Top Tourist Sights: Rethymnon Old Town Rethymnon is considered one of the most beautiful and well-preserved old towns…

The Cretan Lyra Museum and Workshop in Rethymnon

The Cretan Lyra Museum and Workshop in Rethymnon

In Rethymnon, the beautiful music and the making of the traditional Cretan lyra can be discovered at the Stagakis Museum. The Stagakis Museum and Workshop For three generations, the Stagakis family has “created” music special to Crete.  It started with Manolis Stagakis. He began making the pear-shaped, three-stringed bowed musical instrument called the Cretan lyra,…

Villages of Rethymnon: Argyroupolis

Villages of Rethymnon: Argyroupolis

Natural springs and verdant landscapes blend harmoniously at the quaint little village of Argyroupolis which is tucked away in the mountains of south of Rethymnon.   Villages of Rethymnon: Argyroupolis  Built on the site of the ancient city of Lappa, Argyroupolis offers its visitors a wealth of untouched treasures. Throughout the centuries, Lappa held a…

Our Local Picks: Rethymnon Restaurants

Our Local Picks: Rethymnon Restaurants

Delicious food is the ultimate ingredient for a happy holiday. While you embark on your Cretan culinary journey you’ll enjoy Rethymnon’s best restaurants along the way. Where to Eat in Rethymnon  Rethymnon is known for its excellent restaurants and taverns serving dishes made with locally grown products. Many of these dishes are created from recipes…