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Rethymno - More places to visit

Published on: 2012-05-06 12:17:16
A collection of various places to visit at central and southern Rethymno.

There are several places worth visiting at the south, both of historic interest and of natural interest. 

At Armenoi there is a late minoan cemetery with some dom tombs. Further to the south Plakias is a resort for relaxing under the sun. One can walk through Kourtaliotiko gorge that ends into the Lybian sea and also visit the Preveli Monastery. Back on the main road heading further to the east, Spili welcomes the visitors with its fountains. An evening meal with fish dishes at Agia Galini by the beach adds to this day experience.

Alternatively, drive from Spili to enter into the center of the Prefecture, and visit the Potamon dam -the largest at the moment on Crete. Also relax under the lush green of Patsos Gorge or visit Tholos to see the remains of Minoan and Roman Eras.