It is located on the north coast of Crete at a distance of 80 km from Heraklion and 60 km from Chania, Rethymno is the capital and main port of the island.
It is a city that uniquely combines elements of a traditional, aristocratic and modern. Rethymno old town is very picturesque, with a beautiful Venetian port, castles and narrow streets paved with stones. The modern city of Rethymno offers many facilities.
There are a lot of banks and public services, rooms for rent, restaurants, bars and clubs.
Nightlife is very active in Rethymno and the locals are very hospitable.