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Rethymnon Old Town

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Address: Rethymnon, Crete, Greece
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Rethymnon

I couldn't believe how much renovation and improvement had been done in the old town since I last visited it. The opportunities to buy real unique souvenirs was apparent when I... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Reno
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I couldn't believe how much renovation and improvement had been done in the old town since I last visited it. The opportunities to buy real unique souvenirs was apparent when I walked into a shop that sold little packets of mountain teas: diktamo, erontas, faskomilo, and xamomilo; nice ceramic cups, tea pots, oil and vinegar sets; and best of all,... More 

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Well, it is similar to any touristic kind of a town but it definitely has its own charm. There are ample places to taste the delicacies of Crete cuisine. Also, a plenty of options to book excursions. I would not recommend to dine in the restaurants near to beach. Those are very expensive. The restaurants close to the Church and... More 

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County Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Please take time to leave the beach and explore the alleys and side streets of this wonderful area. Many wonderful shops and people to be found and SO pretty at night!

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Clacton-on-sea, Essex. United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere, wonderful people, so caring, they pamper you. Love the cat's in park grounds, love the market, buses get you to the town, can get a bit squashed sometimes, depending on the time. Great Adventure though.

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Limassol, Cyprus
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can park your car in the harbour and pay a ridiculous cheap fair or park it free of charge further brownunder the shade of the casle. Let's start our walk with a tasty ice cream from Meli. Every flavour is unique enjoy. Next very nice pieces of pottery from Ydria to take back as souvenirs. Plenty selections of restaurants... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Me and my daughter went into the old town. Great graffiti and old buildings Stopped and had a ice cream Sat in the old park

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One highlight of a very wet week was our trip to Rethymnon. We had a break in the weather and enjoyed a lovely walk around the old town. Beautiful - spoilt only by a grumpy teenager who was incapable of enjoying the architectural wonders!

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Ebbw Vale, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A delightful town to spend hours getting lost in the maze of cobbled streets. Lovely shops, good for buying silver! Lovely eating places, cheaper at the back of the town.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Every corner you turn gives you another nice and beautiful glimpse down one of the narrow streets of Rethymnon Old Town. A great match between Venetian, Turkish and a laid back Greek atmosphere. Small, funny, and cosy shops. Churches, mosques and museums are all over and the golden beach stretches into the city. Everything is comfortably close.

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Rethymnon, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

the day after christmas , we walked all around the narrow streets at the old town of rethymno lighted by the christmas lights above us. the weather was perfect for this year ( 17 degrees ) and ok there was no snow but it was like in a fairy tail. we drank raki by traditional cafes.rethymno was realy atractive even... More 

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