Located in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea Crete is a subtropical paradise were Cultures, Tradition, Wild Nature, Architecture and Gastronomy meet the spirit of Greek Hospitality in the land where according to Ancient Greek Mythology Zeus King of Gods and hospitality was born.
Located in the middle of Crete, Rethymno, offers unspoiled natural and marine environment combining mountain and beach culture, steep gorges, picturesque villages, ideal climate and hospitable people.
Discover its varied history through the centuries: In its Minoan palaces of Knossos, of Phaistos, Malia and Zakros. At the archaeological sites of ancient Gortyna, Eleftherna, Lyttos, Apteras, Falassarna, Spinalongas… In the Venetian ports of Chania, Heraklion and Rethymnon. In Ottoman monuments and architectures scattered throughout the island. In the historical monasteries of Arkadi, Preveli, Toplou, Agarathos, Chrysoskalitissa… In the numerous thematic museums, among them the Archaeological Museum of Heraklion, one of the most important in the world.
Roussospiti, the "Rethymno's Βalcony", as many call it, due to the unique view it offers, is located at a distance of 5.5 km. from the city of Rethymnon and at an altitude of 300 m.
In the settlement with the wonderful view of the Cretan Sea there are many Venetian houses, a 17th century fountain and the church of the "Presentation of Virgin Mary", where several frescoes are preserved.