Palazzo Vecchio Exclusive Residence
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
TripAdvisor Reviews Palazzo Vecchio Exclusive Residence Rethymnon
Travel Blogs from Rethymnon
... Mt Ida 2456 m ) that are close to the coast so there are no rivers or lakes on the island. We had a long drive to Knossos over 2 hours and stopped at a Taverna on the way. The Taverna also sold petrol. The palace of Knossos was the capital of Minoan Crete . It is the inspiration for the Minotaur. According to legend King Minos of Knossos was given a magnificent white bull to sacrifice to the god Poseidon but decided to keep it. This enraged Poseidon who punished the king ...
... goats, and sheep. As soon as Elofonisi came into view, we knew that the drive had been worth it. The beach has several inlets of turquoise water, set off by the white and pink sand. This part of the island can have very strong winds, so we headed to the more protected side of the beach and found ourselves some 3.5 euro lounge chairs under tiki style umbrellas. From there on, the day slipped lazily by as we alternated people watching, gazing out at e ...
... Our hotel is inside the old Venetian city walls, which are filled with cozy alleys and picturesque courtyards. Later we walked over to the town beach for a swim. On our way we ran into the daily market that put most of our California farmers markets to shame. The fish, cheese, produce, and honey all looked delicious. After a while on the beach, we found a good waterfront restaurant and were shocked by how low the prices were ...
Moved a little further west – 60km- to Chania. Yet another Venetian port and another "old town". Once again a pretty old town with lots of narrow alleyways, cafes and tourist shops. But nice.
Went to visit the war museum one day but closed due to renovations. Then out to Souda Bay to have a look at the bay that General Freyberg thought he had to defend rather than the airport at Malame. And ...
... in rain clouds). I ducked into a cafe to dry and plan my next move.
Ierapatera, the southernmost city in Europe, seemed like as good a choice as any. I booked a room and set off. The drive was fantastic: back on the national highway. The room is great as well, for the price, and the guy working there is great too. The cool ocean breeze washes over me as the tzatziki sits in my belly and the moon sits over the ocean. Not bad. But what ...