The city is located approximately midway between Heraklion and Chania and is located at the narrowest point of Crete and is therefore an ideal position for exploring the surrounding area. The city is lively with a number of shops, restaurants and taverns but the old town has still preserved something unspoiled. Within the town walls you will find the small, winding streets with a number of small shops, souvenirs, jewelry, pottery and other crafts. From the port towards the east, the city has developed far along the coast. There is a beautiful, long sandy beach, bordered by a beautiful promenade. Rethymnon offers in daytime sun, beach and sea and in the evening the best conditions for long walks with nearby taverns, restaurants or cafes where you are always welcome. Most of our Rethymnon villas are outside the city. The countryside is very diverse, mountainous and green vegetation.