Archelon Sea Turtle Protection Society of Greece, Rethymnon

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Archelon Sea Turtle Protection Society of Greece is located in Rethymnon. Work out when and for how long to visit Archelon Sea Turtle Protection Society of Greece and other Rethymnon attractions using our handy Rethymnon journey planner .
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  • August 9, 2017
    My low star rating is not for the NGO Archelon, which is working to conserve endangered sea turtles, but rather for the public excavation of sea turtle nests which they sometimes conduct. I went to on...  more »
  • July 4, 2017
    We were approached by some students who are voluntarily committed to protect the sea turtles that make nests on the beach at Heraklion. top work, good luck
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  • June 29, 2017
    Sadly we were not in Crete during the egg laying season, so we didn't manage to see the turtles coming ashore to lay the eggs or the young ones making there way to the water. However we met a couple o...  more »

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A growing number of visitors to Rethymnon choose to stay in one of the surrounding villages, where air-conditioned rooms near well-developed beaches cost considerably less than in the city itself. The elegant guesthouses just outside town provide a quiet night's sleep, as well as quick access to good shopping and dining options. If you prefer to stay in the thick of things, book a room near the city's Venetian port, a lively area that's just a walk away from the center's major attractions.
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