Staying in Armeni and especially in Roukouneli in summer months is enjoyable because of the cool climate all hours of the day, the natural beauty of the green landscape and the opportunities it offers for varied enjoyable activities.

Staying in Roukouneli creates possibility for:

  • Visiting the Late Minoan Cemetery of Armeni and climbing at mountain Vrisinas.
  • Easy access to road for the southern and northern beaches of Rethymnon and neighboring prefectures, Chania and Heraklion.
  • Hiking on the E4 trails and walking routes in forests of oaks.
  • Climbing
  • Cycling
  • Quiet and peaceful stay
  • Taverns with traditional food
  • Traditional cafe
  • Super Market
  • Modern football yard where you can work out without cost
  • Free tour on our family farm
  • Easy and quick access to the city of Rethymnon (9 km away)

 

 

You could try the following excursions around the area of Armeni Village and Rethymno.

 

 

 

Late Minoan cemetery of Armeni

cemetery2Visit on foot or by bike to the Late Minoan cemetery of Armeni (one of the most important archaeological sites in Crete), which is located just 1 km away.

The Late Minoan III cemetery of Armeni is located 8 kilometres south of Rethymno on the road to Spili and Ayia Galini. The site has been excavated since 1969 by Yiannis Tzedakis. Over 200 chamber tombs and one tholos tomb have so far been discovered, all oriented towards the northeast and the Vryssinas mountain, which was at one time the site of a peak sanctuary.

http://www.minoancrete.com/armeni.htm

 

 

Contact Us

Tel: (30) 28310 41497
Email: d.miheloudaki
Web: www.roukouneli.gr
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Armenoi Village, Rethymno,
Crete, Greece

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