Rethymnon one of the most beautiful cities in Greece, is located in the center of the north coast of the island, surrounded by natural beauties, make it an ideal destination for anyone who wants to explore the beauties of the island.
Rethymno is built on the site of the ancient city of Rithymna that flourished in the 4th and 3rd century BC.
Walking in the historic center of Rethymnon, one discovers buildings of special architecture and aesthetics, with ornate doors, wooden kiosks and other beautiful elements that makes visitors travel in dreamy times.
The Venetian fortress Fortenza is one of the best preserved Venetian castles in the Mediterranean and dominates on the imposing top of Paleokastro hill.
The old Venetian harbor with the stone Egyptian lighthouse, the Rimondi fountain, the Logia ,the mosques as well as many other historical monuments in every corner of the Old Town highlight the architecture and cultural character of this city over the centuries.
Wander the narrow streets, smell the aromas from the kitchens of the houses at noon, taste the local delicacies in the dozens of restaurants and taverns, enjoy the sunset with your afternoon coffee or a glass of wine and …dream.
Visit the province of Rethymnon with the wonderful monasteries, the picturesque villages, the wonderful beaches, the endless olive groves and unique nature that is constantly changing. Explore the rich gorges, follow the streets of Psiloritis and rest in the cave of Xenios Zeus, the place where ‘Hospitality’ was born.
Rethymno is one of the few cities in the world that has a crystal clear beach with golden sand within the city limits and it stretches at a distance of about 4 kilometers.
A poet once said that “Rethymno is not the city you leave but the city you return to”.