What are the most popular destinations to visit in Rethymno?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Rethymno. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Agios Vasileios: 2,064 holiday homes
  • Lampi: 1,808 holiday homes
  • Amari: 1,776 holiday homes
  • Mylopotamos: 1,251 holiday homes
  • Sivritos: 1,662 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Rethymno! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Rethymno?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Rethymno with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Agios Vasileios: 2,064 holiday lettings
  • Amari: 1,776 holiday lettings
  • Geropotamos: 764 holiday lettings
  • Rethimno: 1,317 holiday lettings
  • Argiroupoli: 825 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Rethymno?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Rethymno. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Great Gate: 2,361 holiday rentals
  • Marine Life Museum: 2,373 holiday rentals
  • Patsos Gorge: 1,814 holiday rentals
  • Spili Monastery: 1,839 holiday rentals
  • Kourtaliotiko Gorge: 1,753 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Rethymno listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

The beachside setting of Rethymnon is ready to explore

The area's history and museums are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Rethymnon. Travelers like the beaches, restaurants and seaside in this romantic and relaxing city. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Seasonal weather in Rethymnon

If you're planning a vacation around warm-weather activities, August, July, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 86°F.

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Rethymnon

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Rethymnon is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Kourtaliotiko Gorge (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Town Beach (9.3 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Mount Ida (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Rethymnon Municipal Garden (10.2 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Spilies Beach (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Preveli Beach (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)