Nestled on the northern coast of Crete, Rethymnon is a vibrant city catering to the needs of all who make it their holiday destination of choice. Whether you just want to kick back and take it easy on the 10 kilometres of golden beaches or take in the city’s fascinating history, you’ll never be disappointed at what you find. And when it comes to finding culinary delights, the Old Town will tantalise your taste buds with its vast dining options.
Perfect for exploring
The intricate detail to the dominating Venetian architecture gives anyone with a passion for walking an opportunity to take in some real sights as you explore the city. Marvel at these attractive buildings as you wander along the city’s quaint, cobbled streets. En route, you’ll discover authentic Greek restaurants with tasty food and friendly locals, as well as unique shops selling gifts and souvenirs to remind you of your Rethymnon holiday.
History and culture
The island of Crete boasts an exciting history that to this day, has people wanting to delve deeper into it and find out more. The ancient charm of Rethymnon is no different and you’ll find it difficult not to admire. You won’t have far to go to discover something else to explore: just a simple stroll down the bustling narrow streets will lead you to old churches, Renaissance architecture and the city’s famous ancient fortress.
For anyone who enjoys inspiring views, Rethymnon will not disappoint as the area has been blessed with some exceptional scenery, both man-made and natural. From the fascinating Arkardi Monastery to the Kotsifou Gorge, each day of your holiday will contain countless breathtaking moments, perfect for getting some memorable holiday snaps.