Rethymno is famous for its natural beauty and history.
Discover attractions of the Greek islands, mainland and metropolis. Apart from archaeological sites, monuments and museums, did you know that you can visit some of the most amazing monuments of geological interest in the word? Don't miss the chance to visit the Petrified Forest of Lesvos and Meteora in Thessaly, Central Rethymno!
Rethymno, Rethymno, Crete The Catholic Church of Agios Antonios is located in the old town of Rethymno and is the newest Catholic church.
The church was built during the Turkish occupation to serve the Catholic Christians as the Catholic cathedral, Agios... View More
Agios Antonios Catholic Church
Rethymno, Rethymno, Crete Two cemeteries of the palatial period of Minoan period have been revealed in the area.
The findings of the cemeteries are exhibited at the Archaeological Museum of Rethymno.
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Rethymno, Rethymno, Crete Rhithymna or Rithymna or Rhithymnia, was an ancient town on the island of Crete, Greece, which became a medieval bishopric under the name Retimo (as in Italian), which was suppressed and turned into a Latin Catholic titular see,... View More
Archaeological Museum of Eleftherna
Rethymno, Rethymno, Crete The Museum of Ancient Eleutherna (Greek: Μουσείο Αρχαίας Ελεύθερνας) is an on-site museum of Greece in the archaeological park of Eleutherna, Rethymno, and houses artifacts found in the nearby archaeological... View More
Archaeological Museum of Eleftherna
Archaeological Museum of Rethymno
Rethymno, Rethymno, Crete The Archaeological Museum of Rethymno belongs to the national Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities Conservancy.
Since 1991 it is housed in the pentagon building in front of the main gate of the Fortezza fortress.
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Rethymno, Rethymno, Crete In the area of the modern village Axos the ancient city Oaxos existed once, one of the most important cities of ancient Greece, which flourished from the late Minoan and the Geometric Times until after the Roman times.The archaeological... View More
Rethymno, Rethymno, Crete Rescue excavations are being conducted in recent years by the 25th Ephorate of Classical and Prehistoric Antiquities in the modern village Argiroupoli. Parts of the ancient city Lappa have been discovered, which date from the... View More
Archaeological Site of Lappa
Archaeological Site of Monastiraki
Rethymno, Rethymno, Crete In the village Monastiraki, which is located in the valley of Amari, at a distance of 38 km from Rethymnon, a building complex has been discovered, which must have been built in around 2000 B.C. and destroyed by a violent disaster,... View More
Rethymno, Rethymno, Crete In the wider area of Hamalevri – Pangalohori – Stavromenos and Sfakaki extends a very important archaeological site. Already in 1745, the British traveller R. Pococke identified the position as being the ancient Pantomatrion.In... View More
Archaeological Site of Stavromenos
Archaeological Site of Syvritos
Rethymno, Rethymno, Crete In the modern village Thronos, at a distance of 33 km from Rethymnon, at the position Kefala, the archaeological research has revealed the remains of the ancient city of Sivrytos. Excavation finds, including coins of the ancient... View More
Rethymno, Rethymno, Crete The Arkadi Monastery is an Eastern Orthodox monastery, situated on a fertile plateau 23 km (14 mi) to the southeast of Rethymnon on the island of Crete in Greece.
The current catholicon (church) dates back to the 16th century... View More
Rethymno, Rethymno, Crete The monastery of Diskouri is located 43km east of Rethymnon, on the slopes of Psiloritis near the villages Anogia and Axos.
The monastery considered one of the oldest in Crete. Its antiquity is evidenced by the the nearby Byzantine... View More