An amazing combination of the highlights of Rethymno region. Visit with our official tourist guide the brand new museum of Eleftherna, a small but yet extremely interesting museum dedicated to the archaeological site of Eleftherna. B e among the first people to see all of these still unpublished pieces of art. Let your mind travel back in the periods of the heroes of the iron age on Crete and enjoy the information that will bring to life, everything that Homer referred to in the Iliad and the Odyssey.
Right after that, we will take you to a different time period, the tough years of Ottoman occupation of Crete, visiting the well known monastery of Arkadi. Wander around the imposing building of Venetian/Cretan architectural style, dominating a plateau up on the mountains in an altitude of 1650ft, which in the modern times is a bright monument of human will for liberation and freedom for all the European nations.
Follows Rethymno, the most cozy and cute town of Crete, where byzantine churches with beautiful bell towers , old inactive mosques once glorious buldings with tall minarets and a huge variaety of Venetian buildings dominate in the center. Venetian Palaces and mansions, castles and fortifications, churches and former monasteries are only a few of the admirable buildings, that this place has to show. Stroll around the narrow paved streets, full of arched stone buildings, once palaces of the Venetians, while boutique hotels and fabulous restaurants in the modern times . Have an unforgettable lunch in a great restaurant renowned for its traditional cuisine and the great wine cellar.
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