Rethymnon is one of the most beautiful and well-known cities of Crete and also it is the capital of the county Rethymnon. It has about 34,000 inhabitants so it is the largest city of Crete after Heraklion and Chania. The city is full of life throught the year because of the university departments. During Summer months, Rethymno is swarmed with tourists and undoubtedly it is one of the most popular destinations in Greece. However, at the same time, it keeps its picturesque character. The area has archaeological importance since the modern city is built over the ancient city Rithymna. After the conquest of Crete by Turkish Rethymno faced many vital problems and difficulties, but after the release of the area it developed again. It has been classified as a historical monument.
The best beaches in Rethymno:
Rethymno has many beautiful beaches for all tastes. Visit some of them during your stay there:
What to do in Rethymnon:
Where to stay in Rethymno:
Rethymno offers to you the opportunity to choose the ideal place for you, so your vacations will be unforgettable. There are many options, some of them are cheap and others luxurious. Everyone can find what suits him the best.