Rethymno is a beautiful town located on the north coast of Crete, between the cities of Heraklion and Chania. It’s known for its charming Old Town, Venetian harbor, and long sandy beaches. Some of the top attractions in Rethymno include:
The Old Town: Rethymno’s Old Town is one of the best-preserved medieval towns in Greece, with narrow streets, colorful buildings, and traditional architecture. There are plenty of shops, restaurants, and cafes to explore.
The Venetian Fortress: This imposing fortress was built in the 16th century and offers great views of the town and the sea.
The Archaeological Museum of Rethymno: This museum is home to a vast collection of Minoan, Roman, and Byzantine artifacts, including pottery, sculptures, and jewelry.
The Venetian Harbor: This beautiful harbor is lined with cafes and restaurants, and is a great place to relax and enjoy the view.
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The Municipal Garden: This beautiful park is located in the heart of the city and features a variety of plants and trees, as well as a small lake and a playground.
The Preveli Monastery: This historic monastery is located about an hour’s drive from Rethymno and is known for its beautiful architecture and stunning views.
The Beaches: Rethymno is home to several long sandy beaches, including the popular Platanes and Rethymno beaches.
Rethymno is easily accessible by plane or ferry, with direct flights available from major cities in Europe and several other Greek islands. There are also several ferries that connect Rethymno with other ports in Greece.
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