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Rethymnon Old Town

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Address: Rethymnon, Crete, Greece
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Bustling, historic and exciting.

Lovely shops and restaurants tucked away in a maze of beautiful old narrow streets. Architecture is beautiful, and it's very safe.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Essex, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Lovely shops and restaurants tucked away in a maze of beautiful old narrow streets. Architecture is beautiful, and it's very safe.

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Amersham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Rethymnon is a very pretty place. There are many places to eat, drink, and relax. When you walk down there are many shops of all kinds. Most of them are open till late and close during the day. There are also a large selection of fish restaurants by the sea front. If you are looking for activities then there are... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

This was our favourite of the 3 towns we visited on Crete (Chania and Heraklion). There was a huge selection of restaurants and bars along the main road and in the harbor (head there for a huge selection of fresh seafood). We only spent 1 night but would have been happy staying a few more. Seems like they've managed to... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Let your self get lost amongst the street. Some brilliant shops and some fantastic restaurants. Remember to look up for the balconies and watch out for kitties.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Only 10 minutes walk from our hotel- quaint and charming Dinner on the harbour front is lovely- if a bit overpriced, and the waiters are a bit pushy at those prime locations. We loved our evening at the Sunset Cafe, further on from the fortress, where the lovely owner made us welcome with a bottle of wine, and free raki... More 

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Katowice, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Wonderful narrow streets , charming cafes , very neat place and delight people , sellers are not pushy , so the walk is pure pleasure

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

a lovely walk around the castle with fantastic views, for a very small fee. also some very nice taverna's just down to the right of the entrance

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Moscow, Russia
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Rethymnon Old Town might seem the same as other old Venetian towns, but it has its own atmosphere and character. Narrow streets with shops for tourists are so welcoming and magnetic, you don't need all these little things, but you buy more and more to have them as a memory, as a small piece of that atmosphere which you feel... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Some shops are authentic and sell unique items, but most have turned into stores that sell turist crap and the all sell the same stuff - much more expensive that other places around Crete. Eapecially the thursday market was a bust.. Selling crappy knock off merchandise at insane prices.. But the tavernas are great and the feel of the town... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Really liked this place, great mixture of history , activities, good food (counting on where you go). Stay away from most of the tourist restaurants out the front. Walk into the old town centre, several gorgeous restaurants. Stay in a hotel/Apartment near the old town as other places can be quite a walk. The beach of Rethymnon is over 14kms... More 

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Address: Rethymnon, Crete, Greece
Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Rethymnon Prefecture  >  Rethymnon

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