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Rodakino villages
Rethymno south
Two small villages, Epano & Kato (Upper & Lower) Rodakino halfway from Plakias to Frangokastelo, overlooking the bay of Korakas. Rodakino is 42 kms from Rethimnon, 27 kms from Hora Sfakion and 13 kms from Fragokastello. Rodakino is surrounded by small beaches some of them accessible only by foot, were visitors can isolate themselves from any trace of civilization. There are some small hotels and rooms to rent available and a couple of tavernas. The road to Rodakino is asphalt paved and there is a bus service to Rodakino from Rethimnon twice a day.
In the village the visitor can find a taxi station, and a gasoline station. A doctor is available for medical emergencies on the village of Plakias approximately 15 kms from Rodakino.
Rodakino played its own part during the eons, in the fighting of the Cretans against all the invaders. The village was totally destroyed during the Venetian occupation, with only one resident escaping to Peloponnese in Greece . Years after the destruction he returned to the site of the village, and he rebuilt it.
In Kourkoylo one of the quarters of the village the first rising of the flag of the revolution against the Turks was raised on May 24th 1821.
During the second World War the kidnapped German general Craipe was sent away from the bay of Korakas to the Middle East.
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In and/or around Rodakino villages:
(within a radius of 50 Km)

Polyrizos Hotel Polyrizos, South Rethymnon
at 1.8km(SW) from Rodakino villages
Polyrizos Hotel

Zorbas Rooms And Taverna Skaloti, Sfakia
at 4.2km(SW) from Rodakino villages
Zorbas Rooms and Taverna

Galini Tavern Souda
at 4.7km(E) from Rodakino villages
Galini Tavern

Captain Tom A Class Apartments & Studios Fragokastelo
at 5.5km(W) from Rodakino villages
Captain Tom A Class Apartments & Studios

Horizon Beach Hotel Plakias
at 7km(E) from Rodakino villages
Horizon Beach Hotel

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