Rethymno

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Historical & Folk Art Museum of Rethymnon

Historical & Folk Art Museum of Rethymnon

The Historical & Folk Art Museum of Rethymnon - Its collections include weaving, basket weaving, embroidery-laces, costumes, ceramics, metal work, traditional cultivations, traditional occupations, while the historical ones include documents, photographs, maps, weapons, banners and coins.

Clay Figurine of Goddess with Raised Arms

Clay Figurine of Goddess with Raised Arms

Clay Figurine of a goddess with raised arms from Pangalohori - on display at the Archaeological Museum of Rethymnon.

Marble statue of Aphrodite

Marble statue of Aphrodite

Marble statue of Aphrodite. Roman copy of a Greek original, found at Argyroupolis. Dated to the 1st century AD. On display at the Archaeological Museum of Rethymnon.

City Beach of Rethymnon

City Beach of Rethymnon

Rethymnon City Beach – A very well organized, over 20 km long sandy beach, stretching from the city in an easterly direction towards the areas of Perivolia, Platanes, Adelianos Kampos and Skaleta. Being within the city, it gets quite crowded in summer, however, westwards there are some parts with less people.

Beach of Perivolia

Beach of Perivolia

Perivolia is some 2 km east of Rethymnon. It is in fact part of the long sandy beach of Rethymnon; a well organized beach, affected by the north winds.

Beach of Missiria

Beach of Missiria

Missiria is some 3 km east of Rethymnon, just off the old National Road to Heraklion; a long sandy beach, fairly organized and affected north winds.

Beach of Episkopi

Beach of Episkopi

Episkopi is some 12 km west of Rethymnon, just off the National Road to Chania. A kilometer long, sandy beach partly organized and affected by the north winds. There are some parts with no facilities at all, just offering calmness and crystal clear sea. Those who like this kind of beach should go to the part that starts at Petres and ends at the junction to the village of Episkopi.

Wine Festival

Wine Festival

In the coolness of the Municipal Garden, the "Travelling Club" of Rethymnon organises the Cretan Wine Festival each summer. A rich programme including traditional Cretan and Greek folklore music groups is offered, thus illustrating the Greek way of entertainment every evening to the large number of local and foreign visitors. Wine is abundantly consumed since it is free.

Greek Dancing

Greek Dancing

Traditional Greek Dancing

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