Vagelis Archontakis

Municipality of Rethymno

Bilateral Meetings

  • Monday SAN DIEGO 17:30 - 21:00
  • Wednesday LOS ANGELES 17:30 - 21:00
  • Thursday SAN FRANCISCO 17:30 - 21:00
DescriptionRethymno, a city for all Situated in the heart of Crete, embraced by the White Mountains and the Psiloritis Mountain, the city of Rethymno is full of colors and pictures which are unforgettable to every visitor. Crossroad of civilizations, exceptional natural environment, special architecture, unique hospitality, and endless entertainment options are the elements that form the authentic identity of Rethymno. One of the best preserved Renaissance settlements in Europe, with the walls of the Castle dominating over the magnificent Old Town, Rethymno combines the Venetian romance with the needs of the modern visitor. Attractions and museums, archaeological sites and major cultural events, offer a charming journey to the city's long history. The 10 Blue Flag beach of Rethymno, which starts at the historic center, is 12km long and hosts approximately 180 nests of the Caretta Caretta sea turtle each year. The crystal clear waters, the hotels’ excellent infrastructure that respects the natural environment and the extensive accessibility of the urban center, have been recognized at the European level and have made the Municipality of Rethymno a model of sustainable design. In addition, the inland of Rethymno, reveals an almost raw wealth: imposing canyons, beautiful caves, rare species of fauna and flora, authentic mountain villages, unique walking, and cycling routes. The famous Rethymno’s Carnival, the Cretan Diet Festival and the unique Renaissance Festival are some of the most beautiful experiences that Rethymno offers to the visitors, thus proving that it is a city which knows how to live, love and offer. MUNICIPALITY OF RETHYMNO Department of Tourism El. Venizelou 20 - 74100, Rethymno Tel. +30 28310 21459 email:
Phone+30 28310 21459
CityRethymno, 20 El. Venizelou Google map
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