Great place to soak in the history of Rethymnon. Venetian and Turkish architecture, some good tavernas to chill and people watch.
The old town is great, with narrow picturesque streets and excellent cafes and restaurants. There are great places where you can eat traditionally and drink some raki.People walk around all the time .The architecture is marvellous and the scenery is wonderful!the atmosphere is friendly and lively . Only one drawback: during the summer monts cockroaches can be found in the... More
Beside the Venetian Harbour and the Fortezza, the Old Town is always bustling with locals and tourists alike. Many shops selling tourist items but also lovely clothes, shoes and other items in the old cobbled streets. A great variety of restaurants and cafes and the perfect place for watching the world go by.
there is a second hand book shop where you can bring a book and he will reduce the price of the books in accordance to what you bring in. Its in a very small street in the middle of the old town. Ask at your hotel for the address as books are very expensive in Greece.
An interesting mix of the old venetian buildings, churches and houses interspersed with newer shops and tavernas. Wide beach are near by if you want sun and sea.
We spent with the family several days at Rethymnon's Old Town. It combines local culture, history, along with good food and local shops selling crafts, etc.
Rethymnon is a quaint seaport along the Mediterranean Sea on the island of Crete. The charming, well maintained narrow streets are bustling on a Sunday afternoon. Some shops are closed but those open offer a variety of goods and more importantly ready smiles and help from shopkeepers. Christmas is a few days from now and children can be found in... More
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