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“Standard working harbour, but great views.”
Review of Venetian Harbour

Venetian Harbour
Ranked #6 of 78 things to do in Rethymnon
Certificate of Excellence
Type: Other
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Essex, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
100 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Standard working harbour, but great views.”
Reviewed July 6, 2014

The harbour itself is quite nice; the fort to the left and the gorgeous beaches to the right, but the real problem is the Tavernas on the quay side go for the hard sell. Pushy, aggressive door staff put us off walking round the area more than once.

Visited July 2014
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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“nice but there are better”
Reviewed July 6, 2014

nice little harbor but nothing special.got rather fed up of the pushy salesmen from the restaurants.some are pricey some are not but the food looks good.bars in that area can be quite expensive.if you want a chic harbour then go to Chania its gorgeous

Visited July 2014
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Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 395 helpful votes
“Nice, but way overpacked”
Reviewed July 4, 2014

It is so much smaller and the restaurants are taking most of the space, making it difficult to walk through. Chania venetian port was way way more impressive.

Visited June 2014
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Sofia, Bulgaria
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
“Not as good as the one in Chania”
Reviewed July 3, 2014

It has its charm, but the one in Chania is much better. This is kind of small, and quite crowded. Take a walk on the beach alley instead - it is a lot more peaceful and still has a view to the lighthouse.

Visited June 2014
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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“Beautiful”
Reviewed July 2, 2014

Watch the sun go down from your waterside table at the best restaurant - Zefyros.
If you want to take photos go for a coffee in the morning and sit at any restaurant to get amazing shots

Visited June 2014
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