Elina Hotel

153 Kountouriotou Street, Rethymnon, Crete, 74100, Greece | 4 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Rethymnon

A drive in the country

A travel blog entry by maccanat29

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... not to breathe in the fumes belching from a factory just on the outskirts of the town. We stopped on the way for lunch too at a bakery; for the past few days, lunch has been cheese with pastry or pastry with cheese. A warm, side-plate sized disc of fat with fat. Delicious, cheap at 1-2 euros but not very good for the waistline! Arriving in Kissamou, we did a lap and decided that Chania was much more to our liking and drove back. We ...

Delightful Chania

A travel blog entry by maccanat29

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... the narrow, windy roads that look like scribble and which there is a sheer drop to one side, it is correct etiquette to wait until the very last possible moment before veering to the far side of the road to allow the oncoming car to pass. I screamed only once. Proud of that.

We arrived mid afternoon, only mildly traumatised ...

High on a hill was a lonely goatherd...

A travel blog entry by maccanat29

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... past olive groves, orange trees and a monastery. About 12km return, the 5-hour trek was probably a little more up and down than we (I) expected. Bronte, of course, took it in her stride leaping up and down rocks and across narrow passes - much like the mountain goats that we encountered on our hike!

There were 3 bridges in all. Two of the bridges were good; one ...

A place of our own...

A travel blog entry by maccanat29

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... patisserie that sells all manner of yummy things.
Did our food shopping visiting various grocers and mini markets.
Stopped for lunch at a local cafe; lamb chops, pita bread, chips and labneh yoghurt for AU$7.50 plus half a litre of wine for AU$3.25. I thought I was buying a glass of wine but it got lost in translation! The red could only be described as rough but for a few ...

C.R.E.T.E

A travel blog entry by globey

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I went to Crete in 2011. We lived in an old white house about 20 minutes outside Chania. While there we rented a car and drove all over the island. I saw the most beautiful beach and we had lovely food and company. The smell of thyme and olives that you just get in Greece is also the most amazing smell. I don't know what else to write other than that i fell in love with Crete as well as i have fallen in love with the rest of Greece.

I got some pictures as well.
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Location

This 4 star hotel, located on 153 Kountouriotou Street, Rethymnon, is near Spinalonga (Kalydon), The Venetian Fortezza, and Historical and Folk Art Museum of Rethymnon.
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4.00 of 5 stars Excellent