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  • Events at Rethymno (June)

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    Events at Rethymno (June)

    • Renechance Festival ( Rethymno)
    • Festival of  Analipsi ( Anoghia )
    • Festivities of Klidona ( Panormos )
    • Festival of  Analipsi ( Panormos )
    • Celebration of Aprikose ( Birnen)
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    • Events Rethymno (July)

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      Events Rethymno (July)

      • Renechance Festival ( Rethymno)
      • Yakintheia(Anoghia)
      • Celebration Festival of  saint Panteleimon (Adele, Chromonastiri )
      • Celebration Festival of  saint Ilias ( Eleutherna )
      • Cultural event Talea (Gemeinde Kouloukonas )
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      • Events at Rethymno (August)

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        Events at Rethymno (August)

        • Cultural Events ( Rethymno)
        • Cultural August ( Anoghia )
        • Cultural event Talea (Gemeinde Kouloukonas )
        • Marin Week Festivities (Rethymno)
        • Celebration events of Mother  Maria ( AgiaGalini, Koxare , SeliaAxos )
        • Celebration of farmers- cheese producer ( Zoniana )
        • Celebration festival of Mother Maria of the village Charakas (Bali)
        • Raisin Festivity ( Perama )
        • Citrus Celebration ( Garazo )
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        • Events at Rethymno (Septemeber)

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          Events at Rethymno (Septemeber)

          • Celebration of Stavros ( Axos )
          • Celebration events of Mother Maria ( Miriokefala , Lefkogia )
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          • World Tourism Day

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            World Tourism Day

            The World Tourism Day is celebrated by the Regional Unit of Heraklion – Region of Crete with great splendor. Cultural events take place in numerous areas, having the town of Heraklion as their focal point, namely its squares: Archaeological Museum Square, Agios Titos (Saint Titos’) Square, Kallergon Square, Eleftherias Square and Agia Ekaterini (Saint Catherine’s) Square.

            Musical events with the participation of very important performers and bands of Crete, traditional products and popular art fairs with the participation of approx. 300 exhibitors constitute the main activities during those days.

            The Region of Crete – Regional Unit of Heraklion undertakes the organization of such a great event, with the participation of all the Municipalities of the Regional Unit of Heraklion, as well as of Educational Establishments and Cultural Associations. At the same time, there is a treat to the visitors of Heraklion at the Archaeological Museum Square: food sampling to get a taste from the renowned Cretan cuisine, with the participation of the local actors of tourism. This year, those days are dedicated to the commemoration anniversary of 100 years from the Union of Crete with Greece.

            CO-ORGANIZERS:
            MUNICIPALITIES OF: HERAKLION, ARCHANES- ASTEROUSIA, VIANNOS, GORTYS, MALEVIZI, MINOA PEDIADΟS, FESTOS, HERSONISSOS.

            WITH THE PARTICIPATION OF: The Greek National Tourism Organization, The Ministry of Tourism, Heraklion Port Authority S.A., The Chamber of Commerce of Heraklion, The Association of Tourism & Travel Agencies of Crete, The Hoteliers’ Union of Heraklion, “PHILOXENIA”, Rental Apartments and Rooms Owners’ Association in the Regional Unit of Heraklion, The Pan-Cretan Association of Hotel Managers, The Chefs’ Club of Crete, Heraklion Traders’ Association, The Traders’ and Professionals’ Association of Agia Pelagia

            Free entrance! Info: voutsala@crete.gov.gr

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            • New Years eve celebration

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              New Years eve celebration

              Festive welcome of the new year at the Market Square organised by the Municipality of Chania.

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              • Tsikoudia (local drink) festivity

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                Tsikoudia (local drink) festivity

                November: Tsikoudia (local drink) festivity in Neoria – Chania, Loutraki Kidonias, Kandanos, Lake of Platanias.

                 

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                • Chestnut festivity

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                  Chestnut festivity

                  Chestnut festivity in Prases and Elos

                   

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                  • World Day of Tourism

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                    World Day of Tourism

                    World Day of Tourism. Festive events at the old harbour of Chania.

                     

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                    • Sardine festival

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                      Sardine festival

                      The Sardine festival takes place in Nea Chora and in Souda.

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