Between Chania and Heraklion lies the heavenly Rethymnon with its Renaissance colors of the old town, the unique lakes, the “exotic” beaches with the luxurious tourist units and the traditional Cretan villages where they keep the “soul” of Crete alive.
You can choose between four and five star accommodation in the city of Rethymno but also in the seaside resorts of Adelianos Kambos, Plakias, Agia Galini, Panormos and Bali. There, the sandy beaches in idyllic natural landscapes will unfold in front of you for endless dives into their deep blue waters and water sports as well as the palm-filled beach near Lake Preveli, with the river flowing into the sea and small spots lush.A visit to the old town of Rethymnon will take you to another era, the one that the Venetians made sure to “dress” the city with its characteristic architecture and protect it with the famous Fortezza Fortress, which dominates the Paleokastro hill.From here you can admire panoramic views of the entire city and enjoy unique sunsets.Take a walk or bike ride – as Rethymnon is a bike-friendly town – in the beautiful Venetian Harbor with the restored Lighthouse and get to know the history of Crete from prehistoric times to the present in Paleontological and Archaeological sites and the Folklore museum.
The most adventurous ones can go to the much-awaited Psiloritis for climbing, and if you want to enjoy the beauty of nature, you may visit Kournas Lake, the only freshwater lake on the island, that feeds its countless ducks at an altitude of 630 meters.
Visit the heroic Monastery of Arkadi, a sacred symbol of the Cretans’ struggle for freedom and the village of the famous lyricist Anogia.
In the local taverns and traditional tavernas of the region try delicious local delicacies with the well-known apaki, owl, chili bourbourists, the antichristo, the classic marathies and dessert rethymnon’s mamoulia and the pies with myzithra and honey.
Have fun in the bars and nightclubs with vibrant music and endless fun.
Explore the magic of Rethymnon and experience unforgettable experiences!