Rethymnon Destinations

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Top holidays travel destinations of Rethymnon prefecture

Discover the beauty of Crete with a virtual tour of the Rethymnon prefecture... until the time that you will come to our island

Agia Galini

Agia Galini is a small tourist resort on the Cretan south coast in the prefecture of Rethymnon. With about 800 permanent residents, it has the capacity of hosting 2.500 visitors. There are numerous hotels, rooms, restaurants, traditional coffee houses and bars, as well as souvenir and jewelery shops...


Agios Pavlos

Agios Pavlos is a delightful small coastal village in the Rethymnon prefecture, some 58 km from Rethymnon town. The long sandy beach with its crystal-clear waters is ideal for swimming and snorkelling and its high sand dunes offer amazing views. Remotely located, Agios Pavlos is not overrun...


Anogia

Anogia is one of the most beautiful villages in Crete, probably built by refugees from neighboring Axos when it was destroyed during Venetian rule. It is home of a proud and rebellious people who played a major role in all struggles for the island’s independence, for which they paid a heavy price...


Bali

Bali - It might not be the exotic place in Indonesia; however, Bali is one of the most beautiful tourist destinations in Crete. Some 31 km east of Rethymnon town, it is built near the ancient town of Axos. Bali has marvellous sandy beaches and crystal clear waters to offer. It also hosts many hotels and...


Margarites

Margarites - The traditional settlement of Margarites, 27 km east of Rethymnon in the foothills of Mt. Psiloritis, one of Crete’s four main pottery centres. Many craftsmen still use age-old traditional techniques and skills, whether for small pieces of pottery or the large storage jars used on the island...


Maroulas

Maroulas - Just 7 km south-east of Rethymnon, the picturesque village of Maroulas has preserved its traditional architecture, though Byzantine, Turkish and Venetian influences are apparent. On a hill at 300 m height, overlooking the largest olive grove in the Mediterranean, this 800 year old village is built...


Panormo

Panormo is a small seaside village between Rethymnon (15 min) and Heraklion (50 min) on the Cretan north coast. The village retains a warm and friendly, traditional atmosphere; with its narrow streets and bright geraniums, it is the perfect place for enjoying the peace and tranquility of Cretan life...


Plakias

Plakias is a coastal village, 40 km south of Rethymnon, with 237 permanent residents, built at the cove of the homonymous bay on a wonderful 1300 m long sandy beach, between the capes Stavros and Kako Mouri that is ideal for swimming and sea sports. The area of Plakias is the western part of...


Spili

Spili is a beautiful, traditional village impressively located at the foot of Mt. Vorizi which hovers over the town, and some 30 km south of Rethymnon town. Its cobbled streets, flowering shrubs and arches are a photographers dream. Spili is known for its Venetian fountain with a long row of...


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