Car Rental at Lesvos Airport
Lesvos or Mytilene as many name it, is an Aegean island, the 3rd largest in Greece. The island’s population is about 86,000. The capital of the island, Mytilene is a lively city that combines the sea and forest. It has a university and several public services. The most popular sights on the island are the castle of Mytilene, the Taxiarchis of Lesvos and the museum of the painter Theophilos. For nature lovers, there is a thermal spa Loutropolis Thermis, and it is 12 km from the capital. With a cheap car rental at Lesvos Airport, you will be able to visit more places.
Fun and gastronomy in Mytilene
The visitor to Mytilene has many options, in addition to the various points of interest and sights. Traditional cafes and modern cafes will welcome you to enjoy your coffee. For the more advanced, there is the choice of the local ouzo of Mytilene accompanied by some meze. When noon arrives you will end up at one of the many restaurants or taverns and taste local delicacies and fresh fish. During the evening, local dishes are also accompanied by live music in some taverns. Sometimes music evolves into a feast with the participation of fellow visitors. Taverns are to be found in Panayiouda, Apollo, Moria or further north in Pamphila, Taxiarches, Akrotiri and Neapoli.
Don’t miss out on trying and even taking Mytilene ouzo and sardines with you back home. Also try Ladotiri Mytilene, “sfougato”, “sougania”, sun-dried octopus and Mytilene oil. It is worth noting that the island has many olive trees and has excellent production of olives and olive oil.
Mytilene Airport (MTJ)
The “Odysseus Elytis” Mytilene airport started operating in 1948, but in 1980 received its first charter flight. In 2015, Fraport took over the management of the airport along with 13 other Greek airports. The airport has a small terminal that serves domestic and international flights. It is located just 8 kilometers from the island’s capital, Mytilene. Its runway is 2400 meters in length and 30 in width. It has a cafeteria and a canteen and you can shop from the duty-free shop that operates there. There are also car rental companies at the airport
Car rental and access to Mytilene airport
There are regular bus services to the city of Mytilene or other villages at the airport. You can take the bus right in front of the airport building. Otherwise, you can also take a taxi, available 24 hours from the airport. The fare for the taxi starts from 10 euros for the city and can be as high as 85 depending on your destination. Of course, the most flexible and cheapest option is to make a cheap car rental at Lesvos Airport. With Thessaloniki Car Rental you can easily and quickly secure transportation to Mytilene. No hidden charges, 24-hour roadside assistance, and impeccable service. So book a car at Thessaloniki-carrental.com or phone +30.2310.460222.