Events and Festivals in Crete

  • Heraklion Summer Arts Festival: Summer is a Great time to visit Crete. The Capital Hosts a vibrant festival full of music and art in July and September that is in itself worth a trip.
  • Rethymno Renaissance Festival: This festival goes on from July to August and takes place in the cultural hub of crete; Rethimno. It is a very interesting look into the past and contemporary musical events take place everywhere.
  • Shopping: Crete's a tourist place and opportunities abound to buy souvenirs, clothing, etc. all over the place. Don't be afraid to haggle.
  • The only place of particular note is the Mediani Square market in Heraklion where you'll find herbs, spices and folk remedies galore.

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