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Greece’s Crete has 2nd Largest Number of Beachfront Hotels in the Mediterranean

The Greek island of Crete has the second largest number of beachfront hotels in the Mediterranean, making it a top seaside holiday destination, according...
Harvest of Vidiano variety (Photo courtesy Stelios Klados).

Crete’s Rethymno Proclaimed European Wine City 2018

Rethymno was officially proclaimed European Wine City – Dyonisos 2018 by Recevin, the European Network of Wine Cities. The network is formed by the...

What to Do in Rethymno, on the Greek Island of Crete

Although it is the third largest town on the island, Rethymno still keeps a provincial flair rather distant from the larger towns of Heraklion...

Crete’s Rethymno Celebrates Colorful Greek Carnival (Photos and Video)

It all started back in 1914 and ever since, year after year, the Cretan city of Rethymno hosts a traditional carnival celebration like no...

Eerie ‘UFO’ Cloud Looms Over Greek Island

An incredible, eerie cloud formation looming over Crete this week had local people imagining aliens had arrived. Photographer Yiannis Gkikas captured the rare sight on...

Gay Man in Rethymno, Crete Violently Beaten

A 30-year-old gay man was violently beaten by three perpetrators in Rethymno, Crete on Monday. The victim said he doesn't know the three men,...

Parents Perish Trying to Save their Children from Drowning in Crete

The holiday of a family of six turned into a tragedy at a beach near Rethymno in Crete as the two parents drowned in...

A Unique Gene Protects the Heart of Residents in Mylopotamos, Crete

Greek and British scientists discovered a gene that protects the heart of the residents in the villages of Mylopotamos, Rethymno prefecture on Crete. In...

Man Facing Murder Charges for Fatal Shooting on Crete Turns Himself into Police

A 54-year-old man facing murder charges turned himself over to the police on Wednesday morning. The unnamed man is suspected of fatally shooting 23-year-old Manolis...

School in Crete Becomes First Greek School to Win the Diana Award for Anti-bullying

Thirty students from an English school in the town of Rethymno, in Crete, were presented with the international Diana Award for their work against...

1st Medphoto Festival to Take Place in Rethymno, Crete

Medphoto, the inaugural Mediterranean Photography Festival, will be taking place this summer in Rethymno, on the island of Crete. The 1st edition of Medphoto Festival,...

Greece’s Top Carnival Destinations

This Sunday marks the end of the carnival and the beginning of the 40-day Fast before Easter Sunday. However, the end of the carnival...

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