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The third-largest settlement on the Greek island of Crete, the port town of Rethymno (Rethimno) has been occupied since the Late Minoan period. Its Venetian- and Ottoman-era old town—a knot of narrow, flower-bedecked lanes overlooked by a fortified Venetian castle—oozes history and character. A series of sandy beaches stretch out along the coastline to the east.

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Full-Day West Crete Tour from Heraklion

Full-Day West Crete Tour from Heraklion

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Although Heraklion is the perfect base to see Crete’s cultural and architectural heritage, it’s not the only part of Crete that is worthy of a visit. On this full-day tour, discover two of the prettiest cities in Western Crete, Chania and Rethymno. Learn all about the diversity of Heraklion’s heritage, including its Venetian, Ottoman, Byzantine and ancient Greek influences.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$70.08
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$70.08

Private Tour West Crete: Rethymno Region from North to South

Private Tour West Crete: Rethymno Region from North to South

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Discover scenic villages and dramatic gorges on this fully customizable tour of the Rethymno region. A typical day might begin with Spili village, the Kortialotiko Gorge and the Church of St. Nicholas of Kortialoti. Next, head to the Holy Monastery of Preveli and Preveli Beach with its natural palm forest. Finally, explore Rethymno’s Venetian old town. Your package covers door-to-door private guided transfers: meals and tickets are at your expense.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$517.02
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$517.02
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VIP Crete Sightseeing: Rethymno - Argiroupolis - Kournas Lake - Chania

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VIP Crete Sightseeing: Rethymno - Argiroupolis - Kournas Lake - Chania

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Escape to the Western Crete - an idyllic destination on the island that effortlessly captures the spirit of authentic Philoxenia (“Hospitality”). With a chauffeured premium vehicle at your full-day disposal, you will explore the Venetian city of Rethymno, the charming lake of Kournas, and the romantic town of Chania by enjoying maximum comfort and privacy. Your private local insider guide will enrich the day with a visit to the village of Argyroupolis (Ancient Lappa city), where you will experience an authentic lunch at a cozy place surrounded by mountainous waterfalls, the smell of tasty grilled lamb on the spit (Cretan Antikristo) and friendly locals. Last but not least, you will have the chance for unique home-made wine tasting by Kournas Lake. Prepare to excite all your senses. Don't forget that among Crete's iconic gems like Elafonisi beach, Chrissi island, Knossos Palace, and safari there are so many other things to explore!
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$561.59
per group
$597.44
$35.85 savings
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$561.59
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$597.44
$35.85 savings

Private Segway Tour of Rethymno

Private Segway Tour of Rethymno

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Rethimno segway tour, is an incredibly spectacular tour, which takes place in the context of the new and the old city and not only focuses on points of interest, but its purpose is to have a pleasant time for customers and to get to know new parts of the city that they can visit during their vacation.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$74.68
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$74.68

Rethymno Cycling Tour

Rethymno Cycling Tour

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Cycling tour is a unique chance for you to explore many beautiful places near to Rethymno. We provide you with the appropriate equipment and take care of your safety.
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  • 3 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$51.70
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$51.70

Combined Guided Tour to Lasithi Plateau & Knossos Palace

Combined Guided Tour to Lasithi Plateau & Knossos Palace

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Explore with a guided group, the monastery of Kera Kardiotissa and the Dikteon Cave followed by a visit to Psychro village to meet a potter in action. Enjoy the panoramic views from Seli Ambelou Lasithi Plateau and complete your tour to the Minoan Palace of Knossos where civilization history began 4000 years ago.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$51.70
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$51.70

Zeus Cave-Traditional-Villages-Old Wind Mills-Olive Oil Factory-Small Group.

Zeus Cave-Traditional-Villages-Old Wind Mills-Olive Oil Factory-Small Group.

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Spend a full day exploring Crete with a local guide. Visit Psychro Cave, the birthplace of Zeus, and a platanus tree that is according to local legend, the oldest tree on the island. You’ll also tour the villages of Mochos and Krasi and enjoy a traditional Cretan lunch in a local restaurant.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$100.16
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$100.16

Full-Day Land Rover Safari from Heraklion with Lunch

Full-Day Land Rover Safari from Heraklion with Lunch

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Discover ancient Minoan history, Cretan farming culture, and magnificent island views on this full-day off-roading adventure from Heraklion. Travel in a rugged Land Rover along historic mountain trails, stopping along the way to visit the mythological Diction Cave, shepherds’ villages, the scenic Lassithi Plateau, and an eco park where traditional ways of life are still practiced. Replenish your energy with an included lunch and taste of ‘raki’ liqueur at a local tavern.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$86.17
Price varies by group size
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$86.17
Price varies by group size

Day trip to Rethymno, Chania & Kournas lake

Day trip to Rethymno, Chania & Kournas lake

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If you like to explore independently but prefer to avoid self-drive, this western Crete tour is ideal. Cover ground you couldn’t hope to cover on public transport and save yourself more than four hours’ driving when you book this convenient trip to historic Rethymno, Venetian Chania and Lake Kournas, Crete’s only freshwater lake. A guide accompanies your bus but you’re free to discover each stop at your own pace.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$49.40
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$49.40

10 Day Greek Island Tour in Santorini & Crete, the Best Islands Experience

10 Day Greek Island Tour in Santorini & Crete, the Best Islands Experience

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Book this 10 day tour that cover Santorini & Crete as one of the best destinations in Greece for a summer holiday to visit glorious beaches in Crete to mystical ruins, visit Oia and walk at the rim of Caldera with panoramic view, admiring the most spectacular sunset of the world. Here all white houses and domed churches tumbling over the lip of the caldera. Continue your holidays in Crete and visit the Palace of Knossos. Walk ta Crete's old cities, Rethymno and Chania, discover the cave where Zeus born & have a cruise to Gramvousa islands to swim at lagoon of Balos. During your vacation in Santorini, visit Oia and walk at the rim of Caldera with panoramic view, admiring the most spectacular sunset of the world. You have many things to do in Santorini such as, wine tours, sunset cruise to Volcano, visit Pyrgos village, is the higher point of Santorini and much more. Book online 10 day tour in Santorini and Crete with the best rates.
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  • 10 days
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$1,961.21
Price varies by group size
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$1,961.21
Price varies by group size

Landrover Safari Explore Shephard's Hut and Cheese Making Process

Landrover Safari Explore Shephard's Hut and Cheese Making Process

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Learn about the history and the traditions of the Island, meet locals, explore the wildlife of Crete, feel our hospitality and taste the delicious Cretan cheese and cuisine. Afterwards our amazing off-road route continues and on the way up to the shepherd‟s hut “Mitato”, where you will find out all about the lifestyle of a shepherd and cheese making process. There the owner welcomes us with a shot of raki and fresh Graviera Cheese.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$97.66
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$97.66

Barrier-free: Chania and Rethymno - 5 hours private group & wheelchair users

Barrier-free: Chania and Rethymno - 5 hours private group & wheelchair users

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Traveling on vacation or on a cruise ship in Greece? Get to know the great diversity of the country on the barrier-free excursions designed just for you. The trips are suitable for older people or people with reduced mobility so you can enjoy the trip at your own pace. Completely barrier-free excursions for single travelers and small groups with wheelchair users (also e-wheelchair or other aids possible). - Equipment rental (wheelchair, e-wheelchair, scooter) available on request - Certified assistance bookable on request
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$827.23
per group
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$827.23
per group

Rethymno City-Kournas Lake - (All inclusive) Half Day Private Tour from Chania

Rethymno City-Kournas Lake - (All inclusive) Half Day Private Tour from Chania

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During this half day trip, we will take you to Rethymno, a well-organized city with a variety of picturesque routes to follow and numerous historical monuments to visit. You will be amazed by the large Venetian castle Fortezza, countless churches and mosques, the old lighthouse, arches, cobbled paths and many other beautiful hidden spots of the old city. Our next stop is the famous Lake of Kournas, the only freshwater lake in Crete. This place is ideal for relaxation and a walk, where you can enjoy the magnificent view of the White Mountains reflected in the waters while drinking a cup of traditional Greek coffee.
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  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$402.12
per group
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$402.12
per group

Private Tour in Crete, Old Town of Rethymno, Monastery of Arkadi, Lake Kourna

Private Tour in Crete, Old Town of Rethymno, Monastery of Arkadi, Lake Kourna

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This Private tour in Crete is a unique opportunity to feel the Cretan hospitality. You will walk at the narrow streets of old town of Rethymno, to see kiosks (prominent wooden windows), amateur lyres, mantinadas, smell of fresh bread from wood ovens and tsikoudia flavor. You will visit the Lake of Kourna, that the landscape is lovely and relaxing, whether you want to go for a walk in the countryside with unique natural beauty. You will have memorable photos here. Our next stop will be at the Arkadi Monastery, as it is the most historic monastery of Crete and it has been designated by UNESCO as a European Freedom Monument. Finally, we will reach at the most traditional village in Crete, located in picturesque green rolling hills the village is well known for its pottery, called "Margarites".
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  • 8 hours
From
$315.95
Price varies by group size
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$315.95
Price varies by group size

VIP Crete Sightseeing: Rethymno-Argiroupolis-Kournas Lake-Chania from Elounda

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VIP Crete Sightseeing: Rethymno-Argiroupolis-Kournas Lake-Chania from Elounda

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Escape to the Western Crete - an idyllic destination on the island that effortlessly captures the spirit of authentic Philoxenia (“Hospitality”). With a chauffeured premium vehicle at your full-day disposal, you will explore the Venetian city of Rethymno, the charming lake of Kournas, and the romantic town of Chania by enjoying maximum comfort and privacy. Your private local insider guide will enrich the day with a visit to the village of Argyroupolis (Ancient Lappa city), where you will experience an authentic lunch at a cozy place surrounded by mountainous waterfalls, the smell of tasty grilled lamb on the spit (Cretan Antikristo) and friendly locals. Last but not least, you will have the chance for unique home-made wine tasting by Kournas Lake. Prepare to excite all your senses. Don't forget that among Crete's iconic gems like Elafonisi beach, Chrissi island, Knossos Palace, and safari there are so many other things to explore!
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$626.39
per group
$666.38
$39.99 savings
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$626.39
per group
$666.38
$39.99 savings

Taste of Crete: Rethymnon Gourmet Food Walking Tour

Taste of Crete: Rethymnon Gourmet Food Walking Tour

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Discover Cretan cuisine on a private food tour of Heraklion, the capital city of Crete. Your local guide introduces you to delicacies such as dakos, honey, olives, yogurt, a variety of cheeses, and souvlaki. You’ll also taste alcoholic beverages such as raki, a grape-based pomace brandy, and red and white wines.
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  • 2 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$97.66
Price varies by group size
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$97.66
Price varies by group size

Cave Sfentoni, Village Axos Wooden Museum, Enagron Agritourism from Chania

Cave Sfentoni, Village Axos Wooden Museum, Enagron Agritourism from Chania

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Cave of Sfentoni is one of the most interesting caves in Crete. In the Cave of Sfentoni extensively adorned with stalactites and stalagmites. The impressive cave provides the visitors with breathtaking sights of how Mother Nature patiently “creates” an aesthetic spectacle by using mineral-rich water drops Axos village is located on the north side of the Psiloritis Mountain, built on terraces 600 meters above sea level. Ruins of the Acropolis’ walls can still be seen today. In the village Axos, you can visit the museum with the wooden handmade statues of interesting subjects taken from the ancient mythology and the modern history of the village and all Crete, as well as the everyday life of its inhabitants ENAGRON AGRITOURISM: It is a wonderful place where you can experience the real life of the old Cretan village. It has a traditional style and many activities. You can enjoy the real life of Crete and it’s really a fantastic experience.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$574.46
per group
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$574.46
per group

Full Day Rethimno Area

Full Day Rethimno Area

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Let us introduce you to the authentic Crete and enjoy a day filled with pretty scenery, history and time to relax. You will discover the unknown side of what you see in pictures and become part of it. A perfect tour to combine everyday city life with lush landscapes of natural beauty.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$742.39
per group
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$742.39
per group

Rethymno Old Town

Rethymno Old Town

In this tour we visit the old town of Rethymno, one of the best preserved medieval cities with it's narrow and colorful streets, the Venetian harbour and the must see attraction, the Fortezza fortress. We will have the opportunity to walk through the paved streets, interact with the locals, visit a lyra workshop and an old patisserie where we will watch the hand making procedure of the famous baklava.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$182.40
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$182.40

Cave of Zeus & Mountainous East Crete Adventure - Private Tour from Chania

Cave of Zeus & Mountainous East Crete Adventure - Private Tour from Chania

Explore the glorious Cave of Zeus and East Crete unspoiled landmarks with maximum comfort and privacy. Your private local insider guide will customize for you uncharted itineraries to the mountainous region of Lassithi where you will visit authentic Cretan villages, connect with locals, and engage with the stunning nature of East Crete. Furthermore, you will experience local wine-tasting and savor traditional lunch in a picturesque place. Last but not least, you will visit a ceramic workshop and the iconic town of Agios Nikolaos. Don't forget that among Crete's iconic gems like Elafonisi beach, Chrissi island, Knossos Palace, and safari there are so many other things to explore!
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$861.69
per group
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$861.69
per group

VIP Private Transfer: Heraklion - Rethymno Hotels & Villas

VIP Private Transfer: Heraklion - Rethymno Hotels & Villas

Enjoy your VIP private transfer with maximum comfort and style. Your chauffeur will be holding up a name board with your name on it along. Our driver will assist you with your luggage.
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  • 1 hour 20 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$149.36
per group
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$149.36
per group

Crete Amazing places Rethymno - Margarites - Arkadi

Crete Amazing places Rethymno - Margarites - Arkadi

Full of archaeological sites, Byzantine churches, quaint villages, Rethymno is one of the most beautiful places in Crete
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  • 1 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$494.04
per group
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$494.04
per group

Ancient Palaces with Minoan Wine Routes & Iconic Matala Beach from Chania

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Ancient Palaces with Minoan Wine Routes & Iconic Matala Beach from Chania

Hop down to the heart of Central Crete, the beloved land of our ancestors, and let the wonders of the Minoan world collide on this luxurious passage of time. From the comfort of a premium chauffeured vehicle & escorted by our top local insider revel in the endless luxuries of the ancient Messara plain where wine-red fertile soils treasure lavish vineyards & the oldest olive groves stretch perennially toward the horizon. Visit a family award-winning winery set on the peak of allure panoramas & let our passionate winemakers immerse you into their intoxicating world. Luxuriate in ages unearthing the Bronze Age palaces of Phaistos & Gortyna along with storied villages & monasteries. In the afternoon, tuck in the bohemian vibe of Matala that captivated Bob Dylan & Janis Joplin. Bask in the turquoise waters of the Libyan Sea & unwind in the charming village irresistible for its freshly caught grilled fish & finest ouzo. To us, travel means putting fire in your soul with the best stories.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$680.39
per group
$723.82
$43.43 savings
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$680.39
per group
$723.82
$43.43 savings

Margarites, Monastery of Arkadi & Rethymno city - Private Tour from Chania

Margarites, Monastery of Arkadi & Rethymno city - Private Tour from Chania

Margarites Village, located between green rolling hills. The village is well known for its pottery which the visitor can purchase along with other items of traditional art – local craft shops are open to welcome tourists. Margarites are worth exploring by walking through the village, you will see beautifully decorated doors and walls, which date from the period of the Venetian occupation. The Monastery of Arkady is surrounded by a strong wall that made it impregnable by the enemies. It is surely the most historic monastery of Crete, it is the sacred symbol of the fight for freedom. In fact, the UNESCO has declared Arkadi a European Monument of Freedom. Rethymnon City is a fascinating walking tour through the narrow winding streets of Rethymnon, the old houses with their wooden covered balconies, the Venetian and the Turkish monuments. Rethymno combines rarely united features: the old town’s charm and history, with proximity to a long sandy beach.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$567.57
Price varies by group size
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$567.57
Price varies by group size

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Should I book Rethymno (Rethimno) tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Rethymno (Rethimno) can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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How much does it cost to visit Rethymno (Rethimno) 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Rethymno (Rethimno) costs USD 49.40. Guided Rethymno (Rethimno) tours start around USD 49.40 per person.
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