Visit the Old Town

Visit the Old Town

Situated in the heart of Rethymnon, the charming Old Town is filled with rich history and impressive architecture that entwines influences of the Turkish period with the Venetian-renaissance style. Spend an afternoon wandering through the quaint streets to find ruined houses, churches, a mosque and bustling cafés.
Historical and Folklore Museum

Historical and Folklore Museum

Rethymnon – Heraklion, Crete (Heraklion Area)

The museum is housed in a restored Venetian building, one of the last to be built during the Venetian period in Crete. The collection inside is impressive, with over 5000 items dating from the 17th to the 20th...

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Rethymnon Old Town shops

Rethymnon Old Town shops

Rethymnon – Heraklion, Crete (Heraklion Area)

Wander through the old town's narrow streets dotted with open markets and colourful shop fronts. Browse the shops and be drawn in by small souvenirs, fashion clothes, exquisite pieces of jewelleries, or perhaps...

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Great Old Town bars

Great Old Town bars

Rethymnon – Heraklion, Crete (Heraklion Area)

It may not be as buzzing as Malia, but Rethymnon town has a lot to offer when it comes to a great night out. There are plenty of bars, clubs and cafés near the harbour that plays music late into the evening. Or...

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