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Port Authority

Port Authority of Rethymno

Tel: +30 28310 20248, 55140
Fax: +30 28310 55150

Tourist police


Police Department of Rethymno

Tel: +30 28310 88155

Rethymno Police Headquarters

Tel: +30 28310 88100

Port information

Rethimnon anchorage

Location: 35*22'.5 24*29' (28310) 22276, 28971 VHF Ch 12, 18
Rethimnon is the third largest city on Crete and is between Chania and Iraklion. The city is easily identified from the sea by the large Venetian fort (Fortezza) on the hill to the west of the city. The harbour is just east of this.

Facilities: The city of Rethimnon can provide most shopping facilities for the boater with ample stores and light repair shops. Water and fuel can be brought to the quay. There is a General Hospital, private doctors, dentists, as well as pharmacies. In the harbour there is Customs authorities and Port police but no Immigration. Rethimnon is not a Port of Entry. The town itself is immediately around the harbour. There are many tavernas and hotels as well as full telephone and post services.

Comments: The small Venetian harbour will only accommodate 2 or 3 small boats. The entrance depth is uneven and unpredictable because of silting. The stern-to bow-to moorings provide very good shelter in all weather conditions. In the outer harbour stern-to bow-to or alongside mooring are on the east and west walls. The east has good protection in all weather conditions. The outer harbour has a flashing green light on its right wall and a flashing red light on its left. The inner harbour has a light on the old lighthouse. In foul weather, waves at the harbour entrance can be dangerous.

This text is cited Oct 2002 from the Crete TOURnet URL below, which contains image.

Rethymno Port


Tel: +30 28310 24000, 25000

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