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Venetian Harbour

Rethymno Old City, Rethymnon, Crete, Greece
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A relaxing harbour

In the winter time is very quiet and you can enjoy it more. You can see clearly the characteristics... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
babisret
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Rethymnon, Greece
most beautiful in wintertime

It is one of the most beautiful places for a walk in combination with the old city. Looks cosier... read more

Reviewed 13 December 2017
arigaki
,
Rethymnon, Greece
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good41%
  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
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“fishing boats” (10 reviews)
“seafood” (26 reviews)
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Rethymno Old City, Rethymnon, Crete, Greece
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In the winter time is very quiet and you can enjoy it more. You can see clearly the characteristics of the harbour. It is quiet and you can walk it without stress.

Thank babisret
Reviewed 13 December 2017

It is one of the most beautiful places for a walk in combination with the old city. Looks cosier and more picturesque than the venetian harbor of Chania which is much bigger. Unfortunately it is at its best when all the touristic tavernas close after...More

Thank arigaki
Reviewed 1 December 2017

Beautiful old port, defenitely worth the visit. A lot of cute shops are around, which are not even that touristic.

Thank Daisy C
Reviewed 18 November 2017

At the foot of the fortress lies the ancient Venetian port of the city ,rich in cafes and taverns where you can taste fresh fish although some say that the romance of the harbour is spoiled by the many restaurants which are in fact one...More

Thank Ulysses336
Reviewed 13 November 2017

The small harbour built by the Venetians is a sheer delight.take a leisurely stroll out the the lighthouse. A lot of the bars and restaurants around the harbour were closed,(we went on November) and its not difficult to imagine that it would be very busy...More

Thank Paolo P
Reviewed 12 November 2017

This is the perfect place to just.. be, and enjoy a hot beverage with a friend or solo. Climb up a rock and gaze from the Egyptian lighthouse the horizon.

Thank Vassalou M
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Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

A beautiful old harbour; Enigmatic and quaint. It is however ruined by the gauntlet of restaurant owners you have to run, who try to sell you their overpriced food and drink. They struggle to take no for an answer and ruin what would be an...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

It's a very average old harbour. If one has been to Chania then this one is not impressive. The water front is teeming with cafes and the charm of the harbour is lost because of the construction around it.

Thank NChopra55
Reviewed 24 October 2017

A pleasant harbour to sit by having dinner or a drink. Unfortunately spoilt by the aggressive touting of restaurant staff. For me there's nothing worse than having someone pestering you to come into their restaurant and I rarely will go in if it happens. To...More

Thank MikeJB1970
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

A smaller version of Chania . Easily found in the old town and a lot of restaurants . A definite area to find and visit it will get busy during the hight of season.

Thank 186459And123
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