Ormos View

Address: Rethymnon, Crete, Greece | 3 star hotel
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This 3 star hotel, located in Rethymnon, is near Spinalonga (Kalydon), The Venetian Fortezza, and Historical and Folk Art Museum of Rethymnon.
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Travel Blogs from Rethymnon

Crete palace of Knossos

A travel blog entry by janerob55 on Jul 10, 2015

11 photos

... his wife Pasiphae to fall in love with the animal. The result of this union was the Minotaur (half man half bull) who lived in a labyrinth beneath the kings palace munching on youths and maidens. The site was discovered in 1878 by Minos Kalokairinos The excavations began in 1900 by english archaeologist Sir Arthur Evans and continued for 35 years . Archaelogists tend to disparage Evans reconstructio. The buildings (palace courtyards private apartments and baths) give a fine idea ...

Day 8 Kyle's birthday at Elofonisi beach

A travel blog entry by kristinkyle on Jul 03, 2015

1 comment, 8 photos

... and walking along the shore. We decided to skip the other beach we had planned to visit and ended up staying at Elofonisi for about 5 hours before winding our way through the islands. For dinner the hotel helped us book a spot at a rooftop restaurant overlooking the harbor and sunset. Although the restaurant Pallas was more Italian than Greek food, it was delicious and the ambiance could not be beat. At the end of each meal they serve raki shots to you and while ...

Day 7 Chania Crete

A travel blog entry by kristinkyle on Jul 02, 2015

1 comment, 9 photos

... fantastic seafood. At the end of the meal we were given free desserts and shots of vodka, an interesting way to end lunch! Kyle and I wandered the alleys a bit more before joining Ally and Blair back at e hotel for a rest. Tonight we plan on watching the sunset from the rooftop hot tub before heading to a restaurant in the city's old Turkish bath. We are already regretting only giving ourselves 3 days on this incredible ...

Chania and Samaria gorge

A travel blog entry by alister.bland on Jul 02, 2015

4 comments, 17 photos

... Great walk. Beautiful scenery. A formed path most of the way and all downhill so easy. Came out the bottom about 3pm (I was a slow walker as some people did it in 4-5 hours) at a town called Agia Roumeli. A swim at the beach (deserved), and then a boat ride to the next town on the coast that had a road to it (Sougia) Then it was the bus back to Chania arriving at 9pm. Pretty full day. Tired but ...

July 1

A travel blog entry by jcavazos on Jul 01, 2015

69 photos

... I had two options: stay in the taverna and wait it out, or go for it. I went with option B. I had a few reasons: (1) due to time constraints, I needed to get as far south and east as I could before dark, (2) plateaus tend to collect rain, so things might be better sooner if I got out, and (3) I wanted to put as much distance between me and that God-forsaken plateau and its accursed summit as quickly as I could. I partitioned and oriented ...