Cultural Events

Throughout the season, there are many festivals and cultural events that offer a taste of authentic Crete. Where possible, we will attend some of these events.

3rd May: Festival of St Athanasios at Mouri village
21st May: (or closest weekend): Commemorations of the 1941 Battle of Crete
24th June: Festival of St Ioannis at Fres and Therisso
June: Cherry festival at Karanou village
26th July: Pilgrimage from Kissamos to Gramvousa and Balos
July: Naval week in Chania Harbour
1st-10th August: Agricultural August – exhibition of products at Chania Marina
6th August: Metamorphosis of Jesus the Saviour
20th August: Honey festival in the village of Afrata
September: Sardine festival at Souda and Nea Chora
October: Chestnut festival at Prasses and Elos