Holidays to Rethimnon
The stunning town of Rethymnon sits in the middle of the north coast in Crete, Greece. The modern town is a perfect blend of new and old, with night clubs, historical sights, great outdoor activities and of course, glittering beaches. Holidays to Rethymnon offer the best of both worlds and are great for all types of holidays, whether it’s a family one or a long weekend away.
Activities in Rethymnon
Enjoy an amazing 12 miles of silky sand and fine shingle at Rethymnon beach, where you can unwind under an umbrella on a sun lounger and take in the idyllic views. Whilst you’re on holiday in Rethymnon make time to explore the whole stretch of the beach that goes across towards the Episkopi Beach, another popular destination. The Greek waters are clear and generally calm, which is great for kids to play in as well as for those who are not comfortable swimming in the deep sea. The beach is also a great place for water sports such as diving into the divine waters or water skiing.
Rethymnon is not just a place for relaxing by the sea. It is also a beautiful town which makes it fascinating to explore. Stroll through the town to admire the pretty fountains, mystic ancient ruins, Venetian buildings and stunning churches.
There are plenty of chances to have some retail therapy whilst in Rethymnon. There are many one off boutiques and fashionable local shops for you to get your fashion fix whilst you roam the streets of this friendly town.
Rethymnon has beautiful sights that you must see. Start with the stunning 16th century fortress surrounding the old town that offers unbelievable views of the sea and harbour where you can stop, grab a refreshing snack and watch the world go by. Visit the archaeological museum in Rethymnon for an insightful day out and then spend the afternoon at the island’s water park which is a joy for kids and adults of all ages.
For an alternative view of Rethymnon, hire a car and travel around the island’s coastline. You can also visit the capital of Crete which is not far away. Heraklion is perfect for shopping and taking in the sights of Crete and getting a real feel for their culture and history.
Check out the local bars in the capital and enjoy some traditional drinks in a great environment to finish off a busy day in a relaxing style.
Booking a Trip to Rethymnon
Rethymnon holidays offer stunning scenery and easy access to other areas of Crete, so you can see so much more beyond Rethymnon, although you may not want to with the charm this town has. Book a holiday to Rethymnon with lastminute.com and take advantage of the great deals today!
Rethymnon Travel Information
Greek (English widely spoken)
GMT/BST +2 hours
4 hours 25 minutes