The carnival season of Greece, commonly referred to as Apokries, is the main period of masquerading in the small Mediterranean country. Apokries is essentially the period leading up to Lent and the preparation for Easter. Its very name “Apo-kries” mean “(away) from – meat”; and it’s supposed to be the contrast of Lent that comes… Continue reading →
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There’s always a first time for everything! For one day the Town of Rethymno put on its roller-blades and zoomed across its streets, bringing news of fun and sportsmanship to its residents (but mostly fun).
One more season came to an end at Alana, leaving us only great memories and a sweet aftertaste, worthy of our menu. Many people were #SeenAtAlana, here are some of our favourite moments that we shared with all of you!
Επιτέλους οι εργασίες ανακαίνισης στην αγαπημένη σας Αλάνα ολοκληρώθηκαν! Το φετινό καλοκαίρι για την ομάδα της Αλάνας ξεκινά σ” έναν ανανεωμένο χώρο στην καρδιά της όμορφης παλιάς πόλης του Ρεθύμνου.
Winter season has come to end and so are the renovation works here at Alana Restaurant. Summer 2014 will start in a fresh and brand new look for your beloved restaurant located in the Old Town of Rethymnon.
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.