Mariou. The mountain village Mariou is located on the island of Crete,about three kilometres from Plakias in the region of Rethymnon. It is about 27 kilometres south of the city of Rethymnon. Mariou is an ideal destination for people who love peace and nature and hiking in the wilderness. A trip to Preveli is also recommended. Both the monastery and the Palm Beach are worth a visit.
Text: Yorgos and Wendy Nikolidakis - Revised by Maxine van Hoften Gee