The beach Gerani located 6 km west of Rethymno and is a bay with pebbles affected by the wind. This is a less organized and relatively quiet beach near the town of Rethymno. The beach is suitable for snorkeling. Access from Rethymnon is very easy drive.
Rock Climbing Field
Agiofarango is situated within an imposing gorge that runs down to the sea and is a popular sport climbing venue in Crete. The climbing is situated on both sides of the gorge, which means that climbers can have sun or shadow no matter the season or time of the day.
50 km south of Chania is the mountain village of Askyfou, Sfakia. There is an interesting war museum there, created by a local man, who was travelling all over Crete to collect every vestige of the battle, so as to keep alive the glorious memory of Cretan war history.
At ‘Vegera’ restaurant in Zaros village, visitors can participate in the cooking procedure, with local women showing traditional Cretan recipes. Visitors could help Vivi, the owner, during the preparation of the daily menu!
Cooked in virgin olive oil using only fresh ingredients, would be ready to be savored by visitors on spot.
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.
Located on the southern coast of Crete, about 3 kilometers east of Agia Roumeli (1 to 1.30 hours walking) and 6 km west of Loutro (about 2-3 hours) and is a large pebbled beach, and several isolated few people, mainly because of the difficulty of access, with deep clear water.
Walking the beach Vertigo towards Loutro and the footpath E4 will pass the Chapel of the Holy Cross and of course will start next to several small bays which dominate the pebble, sand and rock. There is no organization, and should arrange for all necessary.
Episkopis beach is located 12 km west of Rethymno and is a great sandy beach, several kilometers long that is affected by the wind. There are parts of the beach that are organized and have cafes, there are large chunks of the beach that are not organized where you can put your towel.
Panagia Arkoudiotissa Cave or Arkoudospilios (Bear Cave) is located about 2 kilometers north of famous Gouverneto Monastery. The cave is famous for a stalagmite that looks like a crouching bear, and hence the name of the cave Arkoudospilios.
FUN DIVE is a diving center with extensive experience in scuba diving and diver training. It offers PADI training programs, and the ability to dive in the area of Theodorou and Kalathas, areas which can offer diving experiences in great safety, ideal for qualified experienced divers as well as for beginners who want to take their first steps under the water, always with an experienced instructor by their side.