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Discover Rethimno

Rethimno, Rodakino, Preveli, Korakas Beach, Arkadi


Rethimno Prefecture

The dance of cultures


Abandon yourself in the absolute satisfaction of senses with unique traditional tastes to Anogia. Be renewed with Argyroupolis waters. Live the experience of traveling behind in time, wandering at the narrow streets of the historian center.

Fourth in extent prefecture of Crete and third in population (81.936 residents). In Rethimno is found the higher mountain of Crete "Mountain Idi "(2456 m.) with the homonym cavern where according to the mythology grew the king of Gods, "Zeus" under the awake supervision of Nymph Amalthia and the powerful protection of Kourites.

Characteristic element of prefecture and also point of differentiation concerning the remainder island, constitutes the extensive mountainous volume on the wider region. Steep mountains, covered with dense vegetation, dark caverns and abrupt gorges compose the basic landscape, causing intensely the senses, while tens villages travel the visitor behind in the time when the chastity and the quality constituted the daily reality of a forgotten culture.

Widely known for the high quality of its products, mainly veterinary surgeon.

Rethimno weds irreproachably the technology with the strict local traditional models.

In Rethimno you can see: the heroic abbey of Arkadi , the famous castle Fortezza, the enchanting beaches of Plakias and of Preveli, the unfinished architectural alternations.