Visit the top attractions of Rethymnon
Rethymnon has many attractions that you must see and that you should include in your trip if you want to experience the incredibly enchanting atmosphere of the island.
On this page you can book the hotel of your choice, tours, as well as d ay trips.
Wander the Old Town
One of the best-preserved old towns in Crete with its impressive Cretan Renaissance style the old city mixes the Venetian-style architecture with the influences of the Ottoman era.
Monastery of Arkadi
The symbol of the Cretan Revolution. In 1866 many fighters gone inside the monastery and the Turkish army was besieging them. To avoid capture, they exploded the monastery and killed themselves and the Turks who were outside.
Rethymnon has a large number of long sandy beaches with crystal clear waters. Many of them are organized with sunbeds and umbrellas but the small ones are secluded, so it rarely gets crowded.
Fortezza was constructed in 1573 by the Venetians to protect the town from enemy invasions. Today is looming over Rethymnon with its impressive massive walls and constitutes the trademark of the town.