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Rethymnon is a colorful busy town 80km away from Heraklion airport and 72km from Chania airport.
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It is the 3rd biggest city and it is the capital of Rethymnon prefecture, one of the most beautiful in Crete with its picturesque villages, wonderful beaches, archeological sites and cosmopolitan resorts.
Rethymnon is a relaxed but rich in culture and history city and an ideal destination for visitors. The Old Town of Rethymnon is a must visit as it is a colorful mixture of Venetian/Byzantine and Ottoman influences that the visitor can still see to this day in the Historic Churches, the Venetian houses, the mosques, the old houses with courtyards and the friendly hospitable residents that you can see walking around, playing or sitting outside their houses and chatting.
Many times the atmosphere is full of lovely smells from women cooking lovely dishes in their homes and other times from the variety of local flowers in pots and all this while listening to the children playing in the narrow streets.
Fortezza and the Archeological Museum, the Historical and Folklore Museum, the Church of Kyria ton Angelon are some of the hundreds of places with historical interest worth visiting.
Rethymnon is a city that combines an historical interest together with a 12km long sandy beach full of contemporary numerous shops such as restaurants, tavernas, bars, snack bars, cafes, souvenir shops and much more.
Car hire in Rethymnon
It is a good base for visiting the nearby coastal villages of Platanias, Perivolia, Adelianos Kambos, Sfakaki, Stavromenos and Scaleta.
You can also drive to other Rethymnon prefecture attractions such as Agia Galini, Plakias, Adelianos Kambos, Bali, Preveli, Arkadi, Pseiloritis, Eleftherna, Margarites and so much more.