This year, as in the past, the Region of Crete is actively participating in celebrations organized around World Tourism Day.
Coming up in Rethymno, two major athletic events promise participants, locals, and visitors to the region a “one of” sports opportunity. The Isoman Equalized Triathalon and the 2019 Socca World Cup make September and October in Rethymno a unique destination.
Coming up July 20th through the 24th, the Amari Green Festival 2019 is one of Crete’s major cultural events in the heart of the island.
In celebration of the events for the distinction of Rethymno as European Wine City 2018 by the RECEVIN European Wine Cities Network, the Rethymno-Recevin Team, in cooperation with the Municipality of Amari and the villages of Nikiforos Fokas, has prepared a two-day wine event, dedicated to the villages and the hinterland, on the 2nd and 3rd November 2018.
All this week, September 23rd through 29th, the businesses and the Municipality of Rethymno are celebrating Rethymno Wine Week, a festival dedicated to Cretan wine and gastronomy. Winding up today and tomorrow, the events will culminate with more special menus and wine tastings for attendees.
Since 1914 the city of Rethymno, in North-Central Crete, has celebrated a magnificent festive event, the Carnival of Rethymno. This year, as in the past, the town folk will present; parties, masquerades, traditional dancing and music, theater performances, parades, and many other events.