The prefecture of Rethymnon is located on the western side of Crete, between the prefectures of Chania and Heraklion. There are many places in Rethymnon to explore. It is full of magnificent beaches, interesting archaeological sites, Byzantine churches, lovely villages and lively resorts. Rethymnon Town is the capital, a town with venetian style architecture and a lovely Venetian port. Bali, Agia Galini, Plakias and Adelianos Kampos are among the most popular beach resorts in Rethymnon. Interesting sights to visit in the region are the historical Monasteries of Preveli and Arkadi, the Ideon Cave where god Zeus was raised according to mythology and the many gorges in the inland. Explore the best place of Rethymnon and make it your holiday destination.
►Local products of Rethymno include raki or tsikoudia, graviera cheese, olives and natural olive oil, honey and wine.
►The main regions of prefecture Rethymnon are Adelianos Kampos, Agia Galini, Anogia, Bali, Misiria, Panormo, Perivolia, Plakias, Platanes, Rethymnon City, Scaleta, Sfakaki, Spili, Stavromenos.
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