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Batis Hotel
Rethymnon Town
at 47.6km (NW)
On Rethymnon coast, where the sea touches a long sandy beach, there is the Batis Hotel, a charming beach hotel of furnished apartments so comfortable as a modern house. Every apartment of one or two rooms includes a kitchenette, a refrigerator, a living area, satellite TV, internet, air-conditioning, safe box, radio, hair dryer, a telephone with direct connection and a table with chairs. The center of picturesque Rethymnon with its mazy streets, where medieval buildings coexist with our times, lies at a short distance.

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Maridaki village
Monofatsi, South Iraklion
at 47.6km (E)
Maridaki (GR: Μαριδάκι) is a small coastal hamlet in the bay of Tsoutsouros on the southern coast of Iraklion prefecture. It is built at the end of the gorge of Ahendrias.

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Antonis Rooms
Amoudara, Iraklion
at 47.8km (NE)
Located 40 metres from the beach of Ammoudara in Crete, Antonis Rooms features self-catered accommodation with free Wi-Fi and a private balcony. Breakfast is served in the garden’s dining area or in the rooms. Rooms are equipped with a TV and air conditioning and overlook the garden or the Cretan Sea. Each has a kitchenette with a fridge and a microwave oven. All units have a private bathroom with a hairdryer.
Coffee and drinks are served at the bar and there are BBQ facilities in the courtyard.
The centre of Heraklion is within 4 km from the Antonis. Shops, Cretan taverns and cafés are just 300 metres away. Staff at the 24-hour front desk can offer information on the ancient site of Knossos at 9 km. Free private parking is possible on site.
Hotel Rooms: 20

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Gorgona Hotel
Ammoudara Beach, Iraklion
at 47.9km (NE)
Gorgona is a family run hotel that offer all the modern amenities. It has its own swimming pool, and is surrounded by its own gardens with lush tropical vegetation, that spread on 5000 sq. meters. There is also a lounge with TV, bar, restaurant, reception, pool bar and a large private parking area. The 39 rooms have their own balconies, private bath, central heating, air conditioning, TV, radio, refrigerator, telephone and safe box. Sandy beach is only 200m away. Open all year round

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Elina Hotel
Rethymnon Town
at 48km (NW)
These apartments are ideal for exploring Rethymnon old town with its charming Venetian buildings, the old Fortezza Fortress, museums or enjoying the clean sandy beach with its numerous beach sports.
This is a modern, family-owned and operated hotel, with spacious accommodation. You will be in a convenient location, 100 metres from the beach. The hotel offers a swimming pool, a pool for children and an internet cafe bar, which is open around the clock.
You can also enjoy a snack and a cool drink at our snack bar and cocktail bar. As for dining, you have a large choice of traditional Cretan restaurants and taverns, offering you efficient service and fine food.
Hotel Rooms: 33

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Aptera Beach Hotel
Amoudara, Iraklion
at 48km (NE)
Aptera Beach hotel is situated right on the beach of Amoudara, yet not far from the shops and nightlife, in the west coast of Heraklio. All rooms have balcony with a view to the sea, bathroom, telephone, and an electric fan. In addition, a satellite TV, safe and a fridge can also be provided with an extra cost.
Guests with laptops may make advantage of the free wireless internet access that is available in public areas of the hotel.
Also available are other facilities, including the hotel’s restaurant, bar and snack bar. On the beach there are parasols and sun beds.
Hotel Rooms: 20

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Zorbas Rooms and Taverna
Skaloti, Sfakia
at 48.2km (NW)
In a unique environment at Lakkoi Skalotis, 80m from the sandy beach you will find "Zorbas" rent rooms and taverna. The traditional Cretan specialties are all made with pure products from the owner's farm. There are also five double rooms with private bathroom, air conditioning, refrigerator and large verandas with nice view to the sea. Open all Year Round. Frangokastelo is about 5kms away and Plakias 27kms. A number of lovely beaches in close vicinity.

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Kyma Beach Hotel
Rethymnon Town
at 48.2km (NW)
Providing a privileged position near the vicinity’s attractions, this small but beautiful hotel features a special architectural structure and is conveniently located in the centre of Rethymnon, by the beach.
The strategic situation of this modern hotel offers guests the opportunity of spending wonderful holidays which combine swimming, water sports, shopping in the town and night life without having to use any means of transportation as everything is within walking distance.
Despite the urban environment, the hotel provides a stunning terrace that features a view of the sea where you can enjoy a drink or something to eat. There is also a relaxed restaurant, bar and an outlook of the sea from the rooms. This hotel will make for the perfect base for a stay on the literally wonderful island of Crete.

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Technical Educational Institute of Crete (T.E.I)
Iraklion
at 48.2km (NE)
The TEI, located on the beautiful island of Crete, was founded in 1983 in order to provide Higher Technical Education to the students of Greece. Since then it has expanded and developed considerably, and now comprises the Schools of
Applied Technology (also in Chania and Rethimno)
Health & Welfare Services
Management & Economics (also in Agio Nikolao and Ierapetra) and
Agricultural Technology
assisted by he Departments of General Sciences, Foreign Languages and Physical Education. Students at the TEI follow courses for 4 years including lectures and practical work in laboratories. In addition, they complete a work placement and dissertation before graduating.
Education at the TEI offers up to date training in technological subjects and prepares students to develop into skilled, responsible and qualified members of society. With a permanent teaching staff of 200 and approximately 10.000 students the TEI of Heraklion is a thriving academic community with an extensive library, student halls of residence, sport facilities and a health center.
P.O. Box 1939 IRAKLIO, Crete, Greece, GR 710 04 Tel: Fax: +30 281 0379328
http://www.teicrete.gr

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Rethymnon Carnival
Rethymnon city
at 48.2km (NW)
In winter the town of Rethymno lives in the rhythm of Carnival. Here, the grandest carnival on the island of Crete is organised. Apart from the great parade on Shrove Sunday, a large number of activities complete the framework of the Carnival festivities. The locals devotedly and cheerfully prepare for this season with creativity, they sacrifice their spare time and become young again while rejoicing and celebrating parties almost on a daily basis. More than 4,000 people have worked feverishly for months in order to present their masks and carriages on the great Carnival parade…The following day, on Shrove Monday people from the countryside play a leading part in the festivities. Unique traditions are revived in the villages and everybody is invited to participate in games, street performances and satires as for example “the kidnapping of the bride”, the “Cadi”, the “smudging of people”. These performances in combination with good wine and the music of the lyre are a successful formula for a unique experience.
Links:
www.carnivalrethymno.com


Ammoudara
Ammoudara
Iraklion
at 48.3km (NE)
Ammoudara (GR: Αμμουδάρα) is four kilometre long sandy beach that stretches from the west end of Heraklion to Linoperamata near the village of Gazi. The sand is fine and blond and extends several metres to the land and the sea is clear and safe. The predominant winds during the summertime are N, N-W usually "meltemi" that get more fresh at the western end of the beach, where the windsurf school is located. Along the shore there are hotels, some of them very large complexes, taverns, restaurants, bars, cafes etc that offer umbrellas and sun-beds on the beach. There are also lifeguards in some spots.
The area in general is touristic and offers a full range of facilities, among them the modern multiplex "Technopolis" with cinema and an open-air theater.

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Kara Mousha Pasha Mosque
Rethymnon Old Town
at 48.3km (NW)
The Mosque took its name from the Turkish commander of the marine operations to conquer Rethymno, in 1646. During the Venetian Period, the Mosque became a monastery dedicated to St. Barbara. West from the central building, there is the deserted minaret of the mosque. The fountain of the Mosque is attached to the roofed entrance of the Mosque's garden, where believers washed before entering the Mosque and provided the area with fresh spring water.

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Rethymnon city
North West Crete
at 48.4km (NW)
Rethymnon (GR: Ρέθυμνον) is the capital of the Prefecture of the same name and it is built between the two other large cities of Crete. The town still maintains its old aristocratic appearance, with its buildings dating from the 16th century, arched doorways, fountains etc. The Fortezza castle, at the top of a low hill named "Palaiokastro" dominates the town. It was built in 1590 to protect the city from the pirates raids and the Turks.

Creta%20Beach%20Hotel
Creta Beach Hotel
Andrea Papandreou 74, 71414 Amoudara, Iraklion
at 48.4km (NE)
Creta Beach is 4-star resort hotel offering spacious accommodation and great facilities on the 9km white sandy beach of Ammoudara; Heraklion is 5km away. This busy hotel has a great selection of guest accommodation on offer. Choose between the standard guest rooms, all with sea-facing balconies or the pretty bungalows which are situated in the hotel’s gardens.
Breakfast is included in the room rate and is served buffet style each morning. The sea view restaurant is also open for lunch and dinner and offers a great selection of Greek and international food.
Leisure facilities at the hotel include a large swimming pool and sun-bathing area, tennis courts and beach volleyball. There is also evening entertainment. For children, there is a separate swimming pool area and a mini-club.
The Creta Beach Hotel is well-positioned for exploring the surrounding area. There are many shops, tavernas and bars within walking distance.
Hotel Rooms: 150

Australia%20Hotel
Australia Hotel
Ammoudara Beach, Iraklion
at 48.4km (NE)
The Hotel Australia is situated in the quiet seaside resort of Amoudara, Heraklion, Crete, just 300 meters from the 6 km-long sandy beach. A swimming pool with free sun beds to relax on are provided. Rooms at the family-run hotel offer balcony with views of the pool or the sea. Satellite TV is included.
Guests can enjoy a snack from the bar or a hot or cold drink. Cold meals are available throughout the day. A games room, playground and Wi-Fi access will keep you entertained.
Australia Hotel is about 6 Km away from Heraklion's International Airport and 5km from the main town Heraklion.
Hotel Rooms: 28

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The Sea Front Rent Rooms
Rethymnon Old Town
at 48.5km (NW)
Centrally situated in Old Rethymno Town, right on the seafront, this property is just opposite the beach. It features air-conditioned rooms with free wired and Wi-Fi internet. The Sea Front Rent Rooms are bright and have wooden floors. They are equipped with a TV and fridge. All units have a furnished balcony and some overlook the Cretan Sea and the Venetian port, while other have a view over the main market street of the old town.
The Fortezza castle is a 5-minute walk from the hotel and Arkadi Monastery is at 23 km. Cafes, shops and traditional taverns are just outside the Sea Front Rooms. Staff at the tour desk can arrange car rental and offer maps.
Hotel Rooms: 15

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Guora Gate (Porta Guora)
Rethymnon Old Town
at 48.5km (NW)
The Guora Gate (Porta Guora or Grand Gate)) is the main entrance of the Venetian city walls that protected the city of Rethymno. The gate was built in the years of Rector Rettore Jocopo Guoro (1566-1568). Part of the gate is preserved at the beginning of the street "Ethnikis Antistaseos". It is 2,60 m. wide, built with carved stones with skew acnes, creating a semicircular arc on the top.
According to traveler J. Gerola, the initial shape of the gate was formed by stepped cornice and pediment where a relief the lion of St. Marcos (the Venetian emblem) existed. Today the relief is preserved in two pieces and is stored at Loggia's courtyard.
Old drawings of Guora Gate: inside the walls - outside the walls


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Rethymnon General Hospital
Rethymnon city
at 48.5km (NW)
Rethymnon General Hospital is situated at 17, Trandalidou Str., close to the municipal gardens. The hospital has all major clinical specialties, outpatient clinics, intensive care unit and generally offers sufficient medical services throughout the prefecture of Rethymnon.

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Agios Constantinos village
Rethymnon
at 48.5km (NW)
The village stands 17km away from Rethymno and 6km from Episkopi. It has 160 inhabitants, farmers and stock breeders. The first university of Crete, called VIVI'S ACADEMY operated here in 1540 AD. There are remnands of many Venetian Houses, such as Villa Barocci, a mint, a fountain etc.

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Saint Francis Church
Rethymnon Old Town
at 48.6km (NW)
The church of Saint Francis is one of the most important monuments of Rethymno. It was the main temple of the Monastery of the Franciscan Order. The architecture of the building - a single aisle Basilica type with wooden roof - and its ornaments are very interesting. Next to the east side of the temple two deserted chapels are preserved. Its Corinthian style main doorway is impressive, with capitals of composite order. During recent excavations around the church valuable archeological findings have been discovered, including two tombs of Venetian nobles.
During the Turkish occupation the temple was turned into an "Imaret" (a shelter for the poor).
It was also used as a cultural center until 1996. It was recently renovated to accommodate the Byzantine and Post-Byzantine Collection of the Prefecture of Rethymno.

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