Georgioupoli is a charming destination and its main attraction is a 10 km stretch of sand, Georgioupolis Beach, which is awarded the Blue Flag label every year, for environment, water quality, safety, and access for all.
The legendary Zorba the Greek starring Anthony Quinn, Alan Bates, Lila Kedrova, Irene Papas, and Sotiris Moustakas, was filmed on Crete, mainly in the Chania regional unit, with many locations not far from Georgioupoli.
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Valentine’s Day in Rethymno is not observed by the Greek Orthodox Church, but the Roman Catholic Church meets in Mesologhiou Street and you can always attend the St. Valentine’s mass here if you are religious. For non-religious visitors, the city offers enough restaurant and cafes for a romantic evening out, plus other interesting things to do to have a special celebration.
Not many people make a big fuss about Valentine’s Day in Chania. Because the Greek Orthodox Church does not observe this holiday, only young people will mark their calendars to exchange gifts and chocolates. The Roman Catholic Church of Chania can be found in the town centre at Chalidon 46, between the Folklore Museum of Chania and the Archaeological Museum of Chania. The Roman Catholic Church of Chania has an international congregation, and mass is often held in English.
The Cretan olive oil is also known as the “king” of the Cretan diet. It is one of the best oils in the world and has exceptional health benefits and particularities. It is still produced traditionally with a wooden or stone press, but there are also modern factories that make most of the oil that is exported from Crete.
Although it is low season, Rethymno in winter is a fascinating proposition. Average daily temperatures are 12°C in January and February, and around 14°C in December – the weather is not too cold, but wet and usually gray in the city.