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chania crete lesvos island limnos island chios island santorini island rethymno crete heraklio crete agios nikolaos - elounda crete rhodes island aegina island samothraki island thassos island athens greece corfu island lefkada island ithaca island kefalonia island zakynthos island alonissos island skopelos island skiathos island karpathos island samos island skyros island ikaria island milos island kalymnos island lesvos island naxos island paros island tzia island andros island kythnos island serifos island tinos island amorgos island astypalea island ios island leros island
Crete offers a great range of activities, including water sports, biking, hiking, climbing, and many places that one can visit, including archaeological sites, monasteries and monuments, among others. You can find general information here.

Activities in Crete

Biking / Climbing Hiking
Water sports/sea activities
Crete offers a great range of water activities including kayaking, windsurfing, scuba diving, fishing, sailing. You can find suggestions here.

Places to visit

Archaeological museums
For the entire list of museums you can check this link and choose depending on your personal interests. Here are a few that are easy to reach: Archaeological sites
Chania is a very popular destination in Crete due to its well preserved old town, its Venetian harbour and its architecture. For more information visit this link.

Beaches in / close to Rethymnon Beaches south of Rethymnon
In the south of Rethymnon, you can enjoy a view of rocky mountains with sandy beaches. For a full list of the beaches south of Rethymnon, check here. Below are listed some of the most well known beaches south of Rethymnon, but wherever you go, it will be a very nice experience. If you want to explore other beaches of Crete outside Rethymnon, you can look here.

Famous Beaches in the south-west of Chania: Monasteries
Outside Rethymnon, but close by, are located the following monasteries: