Rethymon, located in the middle of Crete approximately, set between two seas, in the shadow of sacred Mount Ida with its endless natural beauty, its landscapes full of contrasts and its astounding countryside has been shaped its history with uninterrupted traces of 3500 years of civilization being left behind. Its terrain of mountains, plateaus, plains, caves, and gorges is scattered with picturesque, self-sufficient villages but with an excellent road system connecting them. Along this rural network, which has conveyed man, products and ideas since antiquity, one can trace the entire history of the prefecture today, witnessing its undiluted traditions while also finding delight in small treasures in the form of rare flora. Uniquely important archaeological sites, countless Byzantine churches, historical monasteries, picturesque chapels, Venetian monuments and one of the best well-preserved Renaissance cities in the Mediterranean, the city of Rethymnon, with it is imposing castle, form a cultural jigsaw puzzle which this book will take you on a tour of.
- ISBN: 9789608227118