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Rethymnon - Roussospiti / West Crete


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Location

There are two different roads leading to Roussospiti.

The shorter one (approx. 6 kms) branches off the Old National Road inside ▶ Rethymnon East of the town center and first runs up to the quarter of Kallithea ("beautiful view").

It then underpasses the New National Road and climbs up to the nunnery of Aghia Irini ("St. Irene") and the hamlet of the same name.
 
distance Roussospiti: Signpost by the branch in Rethymnon (from East)
From Aghia Irini, the road runs towards the South-East, winds around some hills and arrives at the western village entrance of ▶ Roussospiti.
 
distance Roussospiti: Signpost at the highway exit of Misiria and Amari
The longer approach road to Roussospiti (approx. 7 kms) starts in Misiria which is a village East of Rethymnon by the Old National Road.

The New National Road has an exit there, and the country road first runs towards Hromonastiri. High above the coast, the road to Roussospiti branches off to the right hand side and leads to the eastern village entrance.

The Thimonies Villas are on a hill exactly above the eastern village entrance and enjoy uncomparable views of the coast and the Aegean Sea.
 
The surroundings are very peaceful and have many olive groves and fruit tree plantations.
 
They invite to hikes above the bay, e.g. on the "E4" hiking trail to Mt. Vrissinas (585 meters).

When continuing the road from the holiday villas further into the village, you will first pass the mini market, then a taverna, then the school, then the second taverna, and then Roussospiti already comes to it's western end.

The nearest sandy beaches spread along the bay in Rethymnon and it's eastern suburbs over a distance of almost 15 kms.
 
distance Roussospiti: Signpost by the eastern road to the village
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The closest one is about 6 kms from the Thimonies Villas.

During the tourism season, you can also find wide ranging watersport offers down there as well as all other things that belong to a tourism resort in the Mediterranean.

In the city of Rethymnon (6 kms) shops of many kind are open all-year, and plenty of tavernas, restaurants, bars, pubs and cafes for every taste and budget can be found not only in the Venetian Old Town.
 
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Holidays Roussospiti: Complete business directory by the western village entrance Holidays
Iraklion airport is 83 kms away, Hania airport 72 kms.

With respect to the National Road's winding character, transfer durations from and to the airports must not be underestimated.

A list of airlines and charter companies is shown here: ▶ Flights to Crete
 
distance The villas facility at night

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Sandy beach     ul   6 kms
Shops     ul   250 meters
Bank office / ATM machine     ul   6 kms
Post office     ul   6,5 kms
Nearest town     ul   Rethymnon - 6 kms
Airport     ul   HER Iraklion - 83 kms
CHQ Hania - 62 kms
Doctor's office     ul   6 kms
Pharmacy     ul   6 kms

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Contact / Site notice
Nikos Astrinakis
Vrisi, Roussospiti
GR-74100 Rethymnon
E.O.T. license no.:
MHTE 1041Κ91002903401 / MHTE 1041Κ91002888301
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GR-74100 Rethymnon-Pighi
Fax 0030 28310 20011
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