Rethimnon, Lavris and Skouloufia, are nearby areas which are also worth touring.
Arkadi offers some interesting cultural attractions within easy reach that allow visitors to really get a feel for the area. Find the treasures kept in some of the museums here such as Ecclesiastical Museum, the Marine Life Museum and the Rethimnon Archaeological Museum. The area is a great destination for art lovers. Don’t miss the Municipal Gallery of Lefteris Kanakakis and the Historical and Folk Art Museum of Rethymnon. Treat your partner to a live show at the Erofili Theatre.
There are a number of natural gifts here as well, so don’t miss the nearby green spaces. Bring a picnic, watch the passing parade, or just soak up the sunshine at the Rethimnon Municipal Garden.
While you are here, stop at some of the local sights such as Rethimnon Cathedral, Rethimnon Lighthouse and Rimondi Fountain. These are a magnet for travellers from all the corners of the globe. The Lady of Angels Church, the Valide Sultana Mosque and the Agios Frangiskos Church offers travellers to Rethimnon the opportunity to better understand the role religion has played in the area. Relive Rethimnon’s colorful past at Great Gate and Fortezza Castle.
To make the most of this fascinating part of the world, consider booking your accommodation close by in one of the area’s many accommodation options. Take your pick from the Palazzo Vecchio Exclusive Residence, Rethymnon, the Casa Vitae, Rethymnon, or the Rimondi Boutique Hotels, Rethymnon.