Located on the north side of the island and 10 km from the town of Rethymno. Great sandy beach is the beach of Platanias. There are several large hotels, but you will find some more isolated spots where you can swim in peace. It is a sandy beach, with golden sands and turquoise waters. There is opportunity for water sports. In the village you will find accommodation and restaurants
Arkadiou Street, or Sabbionara, was during Venetian era but also today one of the most important streets of the urban fabric of the city. Lying in the heart of modern Rethymnon, it combines the oriental features of the Turkish period with Renaissance-style Venetian architecture.
The Missiria is actually a suburb of Rethymno, within walking distance from the city center, just 3 km to the east and on the long sandy beach. Access from Rethymnon is very easy with regular and frequent bus, taxi and rented or private cars and motorcycles.