Hotels in Rethymnon
Rethymno is the capital and the main port of Rethymno prefecture. It is located in the northern coast of Crete, in distance of 80 kilometers from Heraklion and 60 kilometers from Chania. It is a city that combines in a unique way traditional, aristocratic and modern elements. The old city of Rethymno is very picturesque, with the beautiful Venetian port, the castle and the narrow stone paved streets. The modern city of Rethymno offers to the visitors many facilities. There are a lot of banks and public services, lodgings, restaurants, bars and clubs. The nightlife of Rethymno is very live and the residents very hospitable. In the city of Rethymno you can visit the Archaeological Museum, the Folkloric Museum and the Ecclesiastical Museum. You can also participate to the festivals that are organized, such as Renaissance Festival, Wine Festival and Carnival. The most nearby beach is the central beach of the city and Adele beach. In Rethymno there is the central bus station and there are often bus services to other regions of the prefecture and to other regions of the island. Rethymno port connects the city to Piraeus and to other ports of the island.
Agia Galini is located in the southern coast of Crete, in distance of 60 kilometers from Rethymno. It is a picturesque location, a very popular resort in the prefecture of Rethymno. You can find a big variety of hotels of each category, restaurants, bars and commercial shops. The beach of Agia Galini is very popular and is separated in other smaller. It is surrounded by impressive rocks, while in the Eastern side of the coast there are a lot of caves. You can visit Agia Galini in order to stay, or for a daily excursion by your car or by bus from Rethymno.
Anogia village is situated in distance of 50 kilometers East of Rethymno, on the side of Psiloritis Mountain. It is a mountainous, authentic village that maintains its traditional physiognomy for a lot of years. The houses are traditional, the locals speak the Cretan dialect and wear still traditional costumes. The village is famous for the production of handcraft products, which are the best on Crete Island.
Plakias is found in the south-eastern part of Rethymno prefecture. It is a fish village that has been developed in the last few years in a very popular tourist resort. There are available a lot of hotels and restaurants for a comfortable and pleasant stay. The beach of the village is very beautiful, characterized by golden sand and crystal waters. From Plakias port, leave boats, that can transport you to Preveli Monastery, to Fragokastelo and to Agia Galini.
You will meet this village south-eastern of the capital, in distance of 28 kilometres, in altitude of 430 metres. It is a very picturesque village, and you can admire the panoramic view over the sea and the prefecture. In the square of the village there are available some lodgings and taverns. The Venetian Tower, the Byzantine churches and the small beach, are worth visiting.
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