Amari. Amari is a typical Cretan village in the heart of the Rethymnon Region, 40 kilometres south of Rethymnon city. Amari is inhabited since Byzantine times and used to be a resort for the aristocracy. Amari is a green mountainous area, full of orange trees and olive groves. In Amari there is a church, Agia Anna with frescoes from 1225. The centre of Amari resembles other traditional Cretan villages. Amari has a Kafeneion, a bakery, a mini market and of course the church.
Text: Yorgos and Wendy Nikolidakis - Revised by Maxine van Hoften Gee