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 Crete can be reached by direct flight during summer months and throughout the year by plane via Athens International Airport (El. Venizelos) with Olympic or Aegean Airlines
Both companies fly daily to the Island with frequent flights available from early in the morning till late in the evening during the summer, and at least twice a day in the winter.
For those who enjoy travelling by boat and want to experience the unique arrival at the Island that is best seen from the sea, there are several Catamarans daily or Ferryboats to accommodate you.  




Crete enjoys the typical Mediterranean climate, which is marked by extended periods of sunshine throughout most of the year, warm and dry summers, and mild winters.



Tap water can be used for washing, bathing, and brushing your teeth.



The main taxi station is situated in the central square of Rethymnon. With prior notice we will arrange for you to be picked up from any location. The Bus Company operates daily bus routes around the Island. And of course, we can always assist you to rent a car or a quad bike to freely experience the Island.



Banks in Rethymnon are open from 08:00 - 14:30 from Monday to Thursday and 08:00 - 14:00 on Friday.
ATMs are available in most of Crete’s town’s.
Visa Master and American Express card, as well as debit cards from internationally recognized financial networks, are widely accepted.



The currency in Greece is Euro (EUR or €).
Notes in circulation are €5, €10, €20, €50, €100, €200, and €500 bills.
Coins come in denominations of €1 and €2, and 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, and 50 cents.
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Our national postal service is called “ELTA” and it is recognizable by its blue and yellow colours.


Electrical Appliances

The electricity supply in Greece is 220-250 volt, 50-cycle, alternating current. Adaptors are available from reception.


Crete Villas is an 'on-line' travel agency that specializes in renting villas in the island of Crete.
Visit the webiste CreteVillas4U for more information.

Hotel Axos

Maxis Kritis 167, Platanes

Rethymno, Crete, Greece 

Zip: 74100

Tel: +30 2831054472

Mob: +30 6974771078

Fax: +30 2831023513






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