Rethymno Province in detail


Food is an unquestionable highlight of travelling through Rethymno Province, with plenty of opportunity to sample authentic, traditional Cretan cuisine. Local organic produce abounds, from freshly caught seafood to free-range meats and wild greens foraged from the mountains. Many tavernas produce their own olive oil, wine and raki, and everything's home-cooked from scratch. Ask around for regional specialities, from local cheeses to different techniques in grilling meat.