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Rethymnon Holidays

Are you looking to spend your summer holidays, or family holidays away from all the hustles and bustles of modern life with your friends, family, as a couple, or just looking to spend some time alone? Well, look no further. Rethymnon, Crete may just be the holiday destination you are looking for, and we provide cheap holidays to this wonderful city.

About Rethymnon, Crete
Rethymnon is a unique town situated along the northern coast of the city of Crete. It has a rich Venetian heritage, and still maintains an authentic aristocratic appearance, with some of its buildings dating back to the 16th Century. Its sunny sandy beaches and the ocean makes it one of the best destinations for summer holidays, and family holidays, with holidaymakers regularly thronging to its beaches to enjoy a swim in the enticingly warm, clear ocean, sunbathe, or simply engage in some of the water-sport activities on offer.

Sightseeing in Rethymnon
Some of the main sights to visit while in Rethymnon include:

The Fortezza castle
The castle sits on top of a hill locally known as ‘Palaiokastro’. It was built to protect the city against raids from the Turks and pirates. The castle’s interior includes an armoury, and councillors’ residence, where one of Rethymnon’s two Venetian councillors lived.

The Venetian Loggia
This is a 16th Century building that used to be a gentleman’s club during the Venetian period. It currently houses the information office of the country’s ministry of culture.

Neratzes mosque
It was originally, the Holy Virgin church and then converted to a mosque by the Ottomans. It is currently used as a music conservatory. Some of its outstanding elements include the three domes, and the doorframe. Next the mosque is a magnificent minaret that was built in 1890.

Some other interesting places to visit while in Rethymnon include the Forklore and History museum, the Kara Mousa Pasa mosque, the Archaeological museum, and the Rimondi fountain.

Things to do while on your Rethymnon holidays

Visit the beaches
There are numerous beautiful beaches in Rethymnon that one can visit on a glorious sunny day. These include the Varkotopos, which is very well organised, and has shallow waters, which is ideal for families with kids. Another great beach is Livadi beach which is also organised, but more crowded. You should also check out the Kouskourus and Karavostasis beaches.

Indulge in the nightlife
You can enjoy your holidays in Rethymnon by visiting some of its nightclubs. The clubs generally open at around 2200hrs, with drinks starting at about £4. There are also many bars on the beach with live music and other forms of entertainment.

These are just a few of the things you can do while in Rethymnon

Booking your Rethymnon holidays with us

If you are looking for cheap holidays in Rethymnon, the process of booking a Rethymnon holiday package with us is fairly easy. Firstly, you are required to deposit a sum of £125 per person as flight. However, you can book early by placing a hotel deposit of £25, which will give you the advantage of choosing the best accommodation available. You can also tailor your trip and accommodation preferences according to your taste, if you choose our On the Beach option.

As always, you can always count on us to provide you with cheap holidays that you will always love to remember.

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