is a charismatic harbour in the glittering Mediterranean
Welcome to Rethymno
Basking between the commanding bastions of its 15th-century fortress and the glittering azure waters of the Mediterranean, Rethymno (reth-im-no) is one of Crete’s most enchanting towns. Its Venetian-Ottoman quarter is a lyrical maze of lanes draped in floral canopies and punctuated with graceful balconied houses, ornate monuments and minarets that add an exotic flourish. But Rethymno is more than its history; thanks...