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Ships and Ferries to Rethymno Crete Greek Islands Greece

Travel information for Ferries.
Ships and Ferries to Rethymno - Crete Island.

Rethymno and the Crete island in general are connected to the port of Piraeus. There are evening departures to the ports of Rethymno (Souda), Rethymno, Heraklion and Agios Nikolaos every day, all year long.

In addition, there are ferry connections from Crete
ferry to the Cycladic islands of Ios, Santorini, Paros, Naxos, Mykonos, Amorgos, Milos and also to the islands of Kythira, Karpathos, Rhodes, Kos, and basically all Dodecanese and East Aegean Islands via a third island.

Your trip to Crete can be with a conventional ferry boat or Highspeed depending on the day, the time and the ferry company you wish to travel with.

Your trip to Crete, Chania will last approximately 7-8 hours and to Heraklion 8-9 hours, travelling during the night, whereas the same daily trip lasts 5 and 6 hours respectively. If you decide to visit Rhodes first, you
can reach Heraklion through Sitia's port (Karpathos,
St Nikolaos) and your trip will last approximately 12
hours. From the island of Santorini the trip to Heraklion with a high speed ferry will last no more than 2.30 hours

Ferries from Piraeus to Crete run all year round on a
daily basis. However, during the summer, Easter and holidays in general there is an additional daily route
for you to choose, according to the increased demand.

1. Piraeus - Crete Rethymno
2. Piraeus - Crete Chania
3. Piraeus - Crete Heraklion
4. Piraeus - Crete Agios Nikolaos
5. Piraeus - Paros - Naxos - Santorini
Crete Heraklion
6. Piraeus - Milos - Crete Rethymno
7. Gythion - Kythira - Crete Kissamos
8. Mykonos - Santorini - Crete Heraklion
9. Rhodes - Karpathos - Crete Sitia
Agios Nikolaos

Attention !
The above mentioned information is subject to alteration. To be sure about correct schedules, departure and arrival times of conventional and highspeed ferries check the ONLINE Booking System.

Rethymno Ferries Crete Island

Ships and Ferries to Rethymno in the Crete Island
Travel Information for ferries to Rethymno. Rethymno - Crete Island

ON LINE Booking System for seats and tickets in real time.

Starting your reservation through the online booking system you can select to have your tickets
sent to you or to collect them from the port office on the day of departure about 2 hours
before departure simply by giving your reservation code and showing your ID card.

We wish you a pleasant trip!

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Α multileg reservation allows you
to combine 2 to 4 domestic routes
(routes within Greece) in one reservation,
even if the selected departures are
operated by different ferry companies.

Travel Guide Rethymno Crete Island Greece



Rethymnon Crete Greek Islands Greece

The harbour town of Rethymnon is located on the north coast of Crete and is the capital of the Prefecture. Its 13 km long beach starts on the seafront of the town.

The town offers contrasts in architecture from its picturesque old town, Venetian fort and harbour to its modern buildings, a mixture of cultures reflecting its colourful past with Byzantium, Venetian and Ottoman examples around the town; the Venetian Guora Gate, Rimoldi Fountain, Loggia, the churches of St Francis and the Lady of Angels, to name a few.


Anogia Village Rethymnon Crete Greek Islands Greece

The large village of Anogia is located on the borders of Rethymnon and Heraklion Prefectures. The village was founded by shepherds during the 13th century.

The village was the centre of the Cretan rebellion activists during the Ottoman occupation and a key resistance meeting place during the German occupation in WWII. Their resistance activities led to the total destruction of the village by the Germans and the execution of all the Anogian men. After the war the village was rebuilt.

Its inhabitants follow the old traditions, occupations and way of life with sheep herding and handicrafts of wool dyeing and preparation for weaving on the traditional looms. The traditional costumes are still worn.


Argyroupoli Village Rethymnon Crete Greek Islands Greece

Argyroupoli is located 27 km southwest of Rethymnon on the slopes of the Psilotitis mountain range in an area of natural beauty. The village is built on the site of the ancient city of Lappa. There is a small chapel within the cave that is located by the Holy Power springs close by.


Plakias Village Rethymnon Crete Greek Islands Greece

The village resort of Plakias is on the south coast of the Rethymnon Prefecture 38 km from Rethymnon and located between the Kourtalioti and Kotsifou gorges. Its sandy beach has crystal clear waters.


Panormos Village Rethymnon Crete Greek Islands Greece

The resort village of Panormos is on the north coast 19 km from Rethymnon and site of the ancient town of Elefthernas. Within the village is the church of St Sophia built in the early Christian era.


Bali Village Rethymnon Crete Greek Islands Greece

The fishing village resort of Bali is located 31 km from Rethymnon. The village has a small organised sandy beach and many small coves close by.