In a Turkish-era building that served as a prison until the 1960s, this small museum showcases treasures from neolithic to Roman times,...
Entrance to Fortress
Unmissable stone gateway.
Looming over Rethymno, this Venetian fortress cuts an impressive figure with its massive walls and imposing bastions. Built in the 1570s...
Kaloumba Puppet Theatre
While performances are often in Greek, kids (and kids at heart) will be mesmerised by the puppets that take the stage in this tiny,...
With cascading terraces from fortress to sea, this is where locals head for dinner. The eclectic Mediterranean menu offers up skillfully...
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Classy yet chilled, family-run Castelvecchio is perfect for date night – especially if your date is a plate of the smoked pork in wine or the boneless lamb in creamy tomato and feta sauce. Be sure to save room for homemade dessert. If it’s the walnut cake, you’ll be pining for seconds. The terrace is hopping and the service is impeccable.