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Venetian Harbour

Rethymno Old City, Rethymnon, Crete, Greece
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Worth it but the hard sell is a bit much

lovely old harbour, smaller than I expected but great to sit by the water and have a coffee or... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Rileysmum001
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Truro, United Kingdom
Very photogenic harbour

Very pretty little harbour with cafes around the front and shops to the rear. More Venetian... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jonh82
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  • Excellent37%
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  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
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“fishing boats” (11 reviews)
“seafood” (24 reviews)
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Rethymno Old City, Rethymnon, Crete, Greece
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"fishing boats"
in 11 reviews
"seafood"
in 24 reviews
"restaurant staff"
in 16 reviews
"pirate ship"
in 22 reviews
"light house"
in 15 reviews
"old town"
in 76 reviews
"fresh fish"
in 15 reviews
"surrounded by restaurants"
in 7 reviews
"lots of restaurants"
in 16 reviews
"walk around"
in 15 reviews
"watch the world"
in 9 reviews
"lovely place"
in 10 reviews
"lighthouse"
in 70 reviews
"tavernas"
in 53 reviews
"ships"
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"stroll"
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"tourists"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

lovely old harbour, smaller than I expected but great to sit by the water and have a coffee or something to eat. Each resturant had someone to invite you to sit down and this is a bit much especially when there are so many....all very...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very pretty little harbour with cafes around the front and shops to the rear. More Venetian architecture to look at and a fabulous lighthouse which bears close inspection.

Thank Jonh82
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely old harbour with restaurants and a fab bar/cafe at the very end, or beginning whichever way you enter. Nuvel great for a coffee/drink and watching the world go by.

Thank suemar2016
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Reviewed 1 week ago

the quaint little port of Rethymno is a beautiful place to relax and look at the boats and lighthouse while enjoying a meal.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walked around old town a couple of days and every time we walked through the harbour we were almost pulled in by the waiters and restaurant owners, the restaurants there had good food but were also really overpriced. After 2 times we decided that...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed our visit to Chania Venetion harbour. Great atmosphere with plenty of restaurants. Boat trips available and horse and carriage rides. A must visit.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is definitely worth visiting if you are in town. The harbour area is beautiful. There are plenty of restaurants in the area and all are very reasonably priced.

Thank Brian M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Only quite small, and lined on one side with some beautiful seafood restaurants, would have been a 5 star if the touts outside the restaurants weren`t so pushy. to walk around the harbour is a short and pleasant stroll except you have to run the...More

Thank Neil M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Most Greek towns have pretty harbours and old towns and this is no exception however it have serious competition 1 hour down the road in Chania.

Thank thefooddood
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Built in that glowing limestone, reflected in the calm waters, this is a lovely place to explore for a while and enjoy the views back into the city. We climbed up at dusk and heard and saw the bats which roost in the lighthouse. Well...More

Thank Nanette G
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