The prefecture of Rethymnon, Crete
Rethymnon (Ρέθυμνον) represents a place of contrasts, boasting a long and remarkable history as well as untouched places of natural beauty and living traditions.
Map of Rethymnon Prefecture
Its small Mediterranean capital will enchant you with its old town dating from the period of the Renaissance, its fortress and museums as well as its beaches, not to mention a visit to the wider area of the Prefecture.
Where to begin is a difficult decision to make: In the picturesque villages, the areas of natural beauty, the caves, the beaches or the mountains?
The Rethymnians will become your friends. They will offer you a glass of "tsikoudia" and invite you to their home.
Welcome to beautiful Rethymnon!