Crete is in the Mediterranean climate zone and the city of Rethymno has a warm, temperate weather system buffeted by the Mediterranean Sea. Winters are calm, and although there is some rain, snow is rare is limited to the mountains. Summers are warm, usually very hot and very dry.
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Dear Alana guests, Summer of 2013 has come to an end and we want to thank you for this great season. Our favourite memories are of evenings spent with good company, drinks and eating Alana’s specialities, while the ‘kefi’ spirit helped us to dance all night long.
There’s much more to traveling in Crete than discovering beautiful scenery and lovely beaches. Perhaps the most exciting part of Crete’s travel experience is Rethymnon food and its wine treasures. The valuable heritage of several traditional local varieties, the diversity of different wine regions on the island, and the idyllic climate, boasts Crete around 52… Continue reading →
In Greece and especially in Crete, we say “opa,” when we are happy. It’s not simply an expression, or an overtone, it’s a feeling of enjoying the good things in life. It’s ‘kefi’ the joy of the spirit. When Greeks dance, it is a real pleasure.
Τί μας εμπνέει στην Αλάνα; Το χαμόγελο που μας προσφέρετε, αυτό που μας δίνει δύναμη να συνεχίσουμε να δουλεύουμε χωρίς να κουραζόμαστε είναι το κλίμα που εσείς δημιουργείτε μέσα στο περιβάλλον του εστιατορίου μας, είναι τα καθημερινά σας γέλια που για εμάς είναι λύτρωση γιατί γνωρίζουμε πως περνάτε καλά στο χώρο μας.
You can feel the essence of Alana Restaurant on the light breeze, you can smell it in the air, on the flowers, when the food is being prepared or whenever you taste it…
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Since 1986 when Alana Restaurant first opened its doors in the old town of Rethymnon on Salaminos street, the main street below the castle of Fortezza. Alana was one of the first tavernas of the area. As the years passed by Alana Restaurant kept the traditional recipes as our fresh new staff gives each time… Continue reading →
When we refer to the famous diet and cuisine of Crete, we must remember it started in the 60′s, when it was not simply food, but a whole lifestyle. Not only was the food delicious, but it had plenty of health benefits to anyone who ate it. The secret of long living Cretans is this… Continue reading →