The city of Rethymno is one of the best preserved medieval cities in Greece: the Venetian fortifications blend harmoniously with the churches of the Orthodox and the Catholic, the imposing Venetian residences, the arches and the paved streets creating an awe-inspiring atmosphere for the visitor …
Discover the past of the city through a wonderful tour of the historic center • starting from Arkadiou Street follow the “cultural route” and cross the historical center from the east to the west. You can admire unique monuments such as the Battle of Pattakos and the house of Drandakis, and the two outstanding examples of Venetian architecture, as well as the mosque of Kara Moussa Pasha. Entering Tsouderon Street you reach the western part of the city.
On the way to the church of St. Francis and the Turkish school, you can see the beautiful door on the number 12 of Tsouderon Street. Take a short stop at the 1st Elementary School Square with the wonderful monuments that surround it. Proceed to Vernardou Street, where also the Historical-Folk Museum and the Gazi Hussein Mosque. At the junction of Nikif Street. Fokas and Koroneos you will meet the impressive church of the Lady of the Angels.
Fortezza, the Venetian fortress on the hill of Paleokastro, with the imposing view of the Aegean Sea and the city, is undoubtedly the symbol of Rethymno … Preserved exemplary buildings of Fortezza (the arsenal with arched openings, the Episcopal Palace, Saint Theodoros Trichinas, the Sultan Ibrahim Mosque, Erofili Theater) bring the visitor to the Venetian era. Finish the tour of Rethymnon with a carefree walk in the old Venetian harbor • enjoy the view of Fortezza while enjoying your coffee or a frozen chicory next to the sea …
Where to Stay:
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Argiroupolis Maria Rooms is located in the village of Argyroupoli, 700 meters from the beach. from the sources of the Holy Force.
Athina Rooms is located in the area of Mississippi, just 3.5 km from the center of Rethymnon. They consist of fully furnished apartments that can accommodate from 1 person to 5 family.
The Byzantine Hotel in Rethymno, built next to the Great Door, dates from the Byzantine period and is believed to have been the tower of Kallergis (Byzantine Officer) of the city of Rethymnon.
The complex is located on a hill in the village of Atsipopoulo overlooking Rethymno.
The complex is an old renovated Venetian mansion. It was built in the late 16th, early 17th century and we presume it was the castles house of the Venetian prefect.
Ikia Luxury Homes offers stone-built apartments with carefully selected objects in Gonia, 42 km from the city of Chania and 35 km from Bali.
This aristocratic villa is undoubtedly one of the most desirable accommodation.