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Rodakino villages

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Located at the foot of the Krioneritis Mountain, Rodakino is one of the largest villages in the southern Rethimno prefecture. It is a popular destination for tourists, offering rooms to let, taverns, and supermarkets. The village is divided into Ano Rodakino and Kato Rodakino, both offering stunning views of the Libyan Sea. The locals are mainly farmers, shepherds, and fishermen, but tourism has become an increasingly important part of the economy in recent years. Rodakino is a great place for hiking enthusiasts, with beautiful unspoiled villages to explore and sample the excellent local cuisine. There are also world-famous hikes, lovely beaches, and secluded coves and ports. One of the most popular beaches in the area is Koraka, also known as “Crow” beach, situated beneath Rodakino. The long beach has excellent amenities, such as sunbeds, umbrellas, and nearby tavernas and rooms for hire, making it perfect for a relaxing holiday by the sea.



What is the average temperature in Rodakino villages?

The average temperature in Rodakino villages ranges from 15°C to 30°C, depending on the season.

Where is Rodakino villages located in Crete?

Rodakino villages are located on the southern coast of Crete, approximately 50 km south of Rethymno.

What is the nearest airport to Rodakino villages?

The nearest airport to Rodakino villages is Chania International Airport (CHQ), which is approximately 90 km away.

What are some popular attractions in Rodakino villages?

Some popular attractions in Rodakino villages include the beautiful beaches of Korakas and Polyrizos, the ancient city of Lappa, and the stunning Imbros Gorge.

Are there any hiking trails in Rodakino villages?

Yes, there are several hiking trails in and around Rodakino villages, including the Imbros Gorge trail and the E4 European long-distance path.

What is the best time of year to visit Rodakino villages?

The best time of year to visit Rodakino villages is during the summer months (June-August) when the weather is warm and sunny, and the beaches are at their best. However, spring and autumn can also be great times to visit, as the weather is still pleasant, and there are fewer crowds.


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