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Category Archives: Rethimno

A brief of history in Rethimno


Rethimno is known as a picturesque old town, thanks to its Venetian harbour and countless winding streets, where tourists and locals can be found day and night. The town is rich in history and was built on the ancient site of Rithymna, part of ancient Minoan civilization.

Summer in Rethymno


It is claimed that Rethymno is the artistic and intellectual capital of Crete thanks to its rich culture and history.

Best photo-shooting spots in Rethimno


Are you looking for some spots to use as setting for memorable photos with the scent of Rethimno? Take some pictures in the astonishing sunset of Rethimno while taking an ideal romantic walk with your partner. Freeze the amazing surroundings in the paths of the old city and take the moments with you by a… Continue reading →

Rethymno by Night


Rethymno offers a lively night life which is particularly intense in the capital of the prefecture, Rethymno Town. Modern bars proposing all kinds of atmosphere and music are available as well as nightclubs which remain open until dawn.

Rainy summer day in Rethimno


Unexpected rain in your holidays? Be smart and take advantage of this casual event. Enjoy the best places in town that otherwise you could have neglected. Drink your coffee in a cosy environment, enjoy good music and dance on dj’s vibes, try the best ice-cream or a traditional sweets.

Five days in Rethimno


So you have a five day holidays in Rethimno. Explore the city; discover the romantic places with your partner for a stroll during the sunset, dive in the most beautiful clear blue waters,

Family holidays in Rethimno


Looking for family holidays in Crete? Rethimno is the right place to enjoy your holidays with your family. There is a huge range of child friendly options on offer, from large resorts with a vibrant nightlife to hotels in more tranquil surroundings. Once there you can just

One day in Rethimno


You have only one day in Rethimno? So many things to see and visit, so little time! No worries because Alana Restaurant recommends a list for this case. Experience the best spots to drink a refreshing or a coffee,