Arcadi Monastery Originally built in the 14th century and re-built in the 16th century 25 km awayEleftherna(15 km) it is the most important archaeological site in Rethymno and one of the most interesting current excavations being conducted by the Archaeological section of The university of Crete. Margarites village(10 km) a characteristic Cretan village with long tradition in hand-made pottery. Panormo. Quiet fishing village and currently tourist resort, 4 km away from the villa.Bali village 7 km away from the villa.Very picturesque, with wonderful bays and port, it is built in the ancient site of Astali. Melidoni village(4 km) Typical Cretan village, interesting for its cave.Anogia village(25 km) One of the most famous Cretan villages for its tradition in the Cretan way of life and music.You can enjoy the traditional tastes of Greek cuisine in a tavern 100 meters from the villa and in the nearby villages of Perama, Margarites, Panormo, Bali and Anogeia, where small traditional taverns are located. More modern amenities such as mini markets, groceries , pharmacy and health center are available within a short drive.