A nice walk with through the ancient site. Try to pick a cool day as we went during the hot afternoon and it was a bit too much
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We visited the Fortezza to get a change of pace from beaches. It is an inexpensive site with lovely views and lots of neat buildings. I would be cautious in some areas with small children, but there are many places to let them wander. I...More
We went on a cloudy day which was ideal as it is quite hot. It is a good walk around, spectacular views and interesting to see.
The "Fortezza" castle stands huge in the middle of Rethymno old city. It is half surrounded by the sea and the other half by Rethymno city. It would have been one of the best castles if its interior was not empty of buildings, which were...More
The fortress is in excellent condition. All the walls, battlements, towers were preserved. The Venetians had built for centuries. Modern builders have to learn. There are traces of Turkish ownership on the island. Especially interesting small mosque in the center of the fortress. It's amazing...More