Alana Restaurant official Blog

Welcome to The official blog of Alana Restaurant – Crete, Rethimnon, Greece

Crete’s Climate, Agriculture and Cuisine


Crete's climate, agriculture, cuisine

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. Continue reading →

And There was Wine…


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 wine producers and internationally awarded wines.

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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. Continue reading →

Αλάνα: δουλειά μας το χαμόγελό σας


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. Continue reading →

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