Thira (Santorini)
Rethymno
Ferries to Crete
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Thira to Rethymno Ferry

The Thira Rethymno ferry route connects Cyclades Islands with Crete and is currently operated by 2 ferry companies. The SeaJets service runs up to 1 times per week with a sailing duration of around 2 hours 15 minutes while the Golden Star Ferries service runs up to 2 times per week with a duration from 3 hours 45 minutes.

So that’s a combined 3 sailings on offer per week on the Thira Rethymno route between Cyclades Islands and Crete. Compare now and get the best fare at the time that you want to travel.

For more information, please visit our Ferries from Cyclades Islands to Crete page.
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Thira Guide

Thira is the official name of the island of Santorini, Greece and is located in the southern Aegean Sea, about 200 km southeast of mainland Greece.

Thira is essentially what remained after an enormous volcanic explosion that destroyed the earliest settlements on a formerly single island, and created the current geological caldera.

With its dramatic views, stunning sunsets and beautiful beaches, it is no surprise that Thira is hugely popular with holidaymakers.


Rethymno Guide

Located between the popular regions of Heraklion and Chania is the beautiful historic town of Rethymno, the third largest town on the island of Crete in Greece.

Rethymno is a place of outstanding natural wealth and a variation of landscapes, with flourishing valleys, harsh mountains and rocky shores following long sandy beaches. The east side of the region is mostly mountainous while the northern and southern coasts are dotted with fabulous beaches which are pretty popular in summer.

The city of Rethymno is one of the best preserved medieval towns in Greece, with Venetian fortification works, orthodox and catholic churches, mosques, grand Venetian mansions, arches and cobbled streets all together, creating this wondrous traditional atmosphere.

The Venetian port is probably one of the most popular spots of the Town. This small port was of great strategic importance during the Venetian period and has undergone numerous constructions since 1300. Nowadays, the port is lined up by cafes and delicious restaurants where you can enjoy the secrets of the Cretan cuisine.


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