: Heraklion Airport
: Rethymno port
: New national road Chania - Heraklion
: Village tavernas
The villa Nikolaos is located in the picturesque village of Archaea Eleftherna of Rethymno city.
The village is built on a high hill, above it and in the surrounding area the ancient city of Eleftherna was located. It is the main archaeological site of the prefecture. The sea is about 15 kilomtres distant . Nearny ( 11 km ) is found the historical abbey Arkadi , the traditional village Margarites ( 5 km ) with a living tradition in pottery going back 5000 years and a lot of other small picturesque villages ,that maintain still maintain their lively colours and traditional architecture.. For those who love the quietness, strolling, the nature and the genuine Cretan landscape, it is an exceptional choice.
Still, because of its position in the prefecture of Rethymno , access by car is easy to most of the island,eg Chania, Heraklion, Sfakia, Anogeia, Nida, Knossos, Faistos, southern beaches, that are many and beautiful. The road network is excellent and passes through some of the most beautiful and still attached landscapes in Crete. Particularly we recommend the visit in the southern coasts, via the very green province of Amari- via Arkadi, Thronos, Meronas, Gerakari, and Spili etc.