How to get here
Urban buses serve the city and the suburbs of Rethymno from early in the morning until late in the evening. Intercity buses connect Rethymno to various regions of Crete in order to make inhabitants and visitors transport easier.
The region of Rethymno is reachable this year by boat from the port of Rethymno, with Sea Speed ferries. You can download the travel program here or call: 00302104100301. Rethymno is also reachable by plane through the Airports of Chania and Heraklion and by ferry through the Ports of Chania (Souda) and Heraklion.
- - Buses Rethymno/Chania: 28310 22212
- - Olympic Air: 801 801 01 01
- - Aegean Airlines: 801 11 20000
- - ANEK Lines: 210 4197420, Chania Office: 28210 27500-4
- - MINOAN Lines Ferries: 801 11 75000
Ιnformation for visitors
During the Carnival period, which combines Fun & Vacation, Rethymno area holds a wide variety of diverse experiences to choose from. We encourage you to explore Rethymno this Carnival period and enjoy, besides the Carnival Events, Rethymno's magnificent nature and its delicious food.
Rethymno is the ideal playground for outdoor adventure enthusiasts. In Rethymno, there is never a shortage of things to do. From participating to the Carnival preparation to visiting cultural treasures such as the Fortress, the Arkadi Monastery or Eleutherna Museum and discovering hidden gems like Mili gorge, during the carnival period, your days in Rethymno can be as busy as you want them to be.
You can find all the information you need in order to enjoy your visit in Rethymno here: Rethymno Guide
During the Night Parade the police will close the main avenue KOUNTOURIOTI since 19:30. Please avoid parking during this day since 14:00.
On Sunday during the Grand Parade and from early in the morning special guidance will be given for drivers to park on:
Harbor & Marina, Western area of the REGIONAL UNIT OF RETHYMNO building, Courthouse square, Parking area next to central Bus Station, Next to Restaurant HELIOVASILEMATA, Stamathioudaki Avenue, St. Fotini Church in Koubes, Open market area at Rena Synatsaki, 3rd Grammar School / 1st & 2nd High School, Police Academy (public service cars), Fessas parking next to the harbor (10:00 - 19:00), MEGARO/PELAGOS Music Halls (bus pick-up every 10 min. from 12:00 - 24:00), Gallos Stadium