Crete’s Governor Stavros Arnaoutakis was at the Arkadi Monastery to honor the memory of Cretan heroes who sacrificed themselves there in 1866.
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.
Coming up next summer at Dalabelos Estate near Rethymno, Crete renowned chef, food writer, and English professor Dr. Christopher Bakken will host an immersive program to explores the traditional cuisine, music, and culture of Crete.
Last week we had the pleasure of interviewing one of Crete island’s most proactive officials, Rethymno Vice-Mayor for Tourism & Culture, Pepi Birliraki-Mamalaki.
This week the city of Rethymno earned a new distinction in being selected a “European City of Wine” by the wine union RECEVIN. The central Crete coastal city is the first city of Greece, and the only town outside of Italy, of Spain and Portugal to have received the distinction.