About 8 km east of Rethymnon, on the road leading to the Arkadi Monastery, lies the small village of Adele. Its small population was traditionally engaged in agriculture, fertile plains made it possible to collect rich harvests of vegetables and fruits. Agriculture has gradually replaced the more profitable tourism business. The village of Adele, as well as the neighboring Agia Paraskevi and Adelianos Kampos merged into one tourist zone.
In the village of Adele itself, there is nothing remarkable except for narrow streets and neat little houses, buried in verdure. The infrastructure is well developed: numerous hotels provide accommodation options for any budget, taverns and restaurants offer hearty dishes of European and Greek cuisine, shops and souvenir shops offer a standard set of products. Continue reading