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Rethymnon, the capital of the prefecture of Rethymnon hosts an old town and a lovely sandy beach of 12 km, the largest continuous sandy beach in Greece. Visit the narrow streets with the traditional mantions at the old town, the imposing Venetian castle Fortezza with the archaeological museum, the old Venetian harbor, the street market and the old city. Rethymno is suitable for a quiet holiday, with great beaches, ideal for families.

We also recommend you visit the historic Monastery of Arkadi, the Gorge of St. Anthony's, the palm Beach of Preveli, the Folklore Museum, the woodcarving museum, the Castle and Fortress Eleftherna. Also the beaches of Rodakino, Shinaria, Plakias, and the caves of Melidoni and Sfentoni.

In Rethymno can enjoy marine sports such as waterskiing, windsurfing, pedal boats and sports such as tennis, basketball, volleyball, golf, hiking trails, etc.

The average temperature range from 11 degrees Celsius (52F) in January to 26 degrees during July and August. Tourism in Crete mainly lasts from May to October with peak months in July and August.

In Crete you can arrive by plane at the airports of Heraklion and Chania. Also by ferry from Piraeus during the summer.


Lodges - Rethymnon (3 total)

Choose from the following destinations for memorable holidays in Greece.

Trefon Apartments

Trefon Apartments, part of Motakis Village, located in Platanias since 1982 and situated in a private and quiet area, flanked by palm trees, far away from traffic and aonly 50m from the beach. Our hotel, renovated in 2008, is an ideal place for families...

Steris Elegant Beach Hotel

Steris Elegant Beach Hotel is located on the promenade of Rethymno, in front of the sea and the beach. Offering a private beach, swimming pool and sun terrace. Steris is less than 10 minutes walk from the Fortezza and the Venetian harbor. Near us are...

Casa dell Aristea

Dating back to the 15th century, this elegantly restored manor house sits on a hill in Atsipopoulo, overlooking Rethymnon’s Old Town. It offers Venetian-style rooms and a large outdoor pool. Rooms at the traditional guesthouse Casa dell’...