Rethymno Ferry Tickets
In Rethymno, the Old Town is still in the center of the city. This makes Rethymno one of the most beautiful cities of Greece. Besides, its location is very suitable for excursions to most places in Crete (such as Chania, Heraklion etc.).
The landscape of Rethymno is mainly mountainous with small terrain alternations. Thus, someone could visit a lot of caves and impressive gorges, as well as verdant valleys and small rivers.
The flat lands are situated in the northern coast and in the areas between the mountains. In the ample olive groves of Rethymno fine olive oil is produced.
Besides, during your visit in the prefecture you could see the vineyards where the famous wine and the well known tsikoudia are produced. The must sees in Rethymno are the beaches of Preveli and Triopetra, the village of Anogia, and Fortezza, the Venetian castle.
Drink traditional raki, taste Cretan pilaf (gamopilafo), and enjoy your walks in the Old Town.
Rethymno impresses its visitors with its unique nature and its special history impresses its visitors. Concerning the Cretan hospitality, it is well known all over the world that people in Crete are very caring and warm.
Get to know Rethymno and let it win a special place in your heart.
Rethymno is the 3rd biggest city in Crete, after Heraklion and Chania. A lot of tourists visit it during summer, while more than 10,500 students live in the city, make it especially alive for the rest of the year.
In Rethymno monuments from the Venetian and the Ottoman period coexist. Rethymno is characterised by its mountains. Psiloritis, the highest and most famous mountain of Crete overlooks the eastern part of the prefecture.
With a height of 2,456 meters, it covers the 1/5 of the whole area of the prefecture. The mountain range of Kedros, with a height of 1,777 meters is situated in the southwest of Psiloritis and together they define the gorgeous Amari valley.
In the northeastern edge of the prefecture Kouloukounas or Talea mountain rise. with a height of 1083 meters, and in the south of Rethymno we meet the heights of Vrisina (858 meters).
Finally, in the southwest, Krionetiris, with a height of 1,312 meters, is the easternmost top of the White Mountains.
City of Rethymno
Mount Idi or Psiloritis
Monastery of Preveli
Monastery of Arkadi
Patsos Gorge in Amari
Police Station of Rethymnon: +30 28310 88155
Police Station of Ag. Galini: +30 28320 91210
Tourist Police of Rethymnon: +30 28310 28156, +30 28310 53450
Port Authority of Rethymnon: +30 28310 22276
Port Authority of Ag. Galini:+30 28320 91206
Municipality of Rethymnon: +30 28313 41304
Hospital of Rethymno:+30 28313 42100
Buses(KTEL): +30 28310 22212
Taxi: +30 28310 24316- +30 28310 25000
Archaeological Museum of Rethymno: +30 28310 54668
Historical Museum of Rethymno: +30 28310 23398