Rent a Car in Heraklion – Crete
Heraklion is the largest city of Crete (the second one is Chania) with 200,000 inhabitants. It has the largest port and airport of the island from where you can start your tour with a rented car from the company Thessaloniki Car Rental.
It is located in the center of the island, on the north side, which facilitates the movement to all parts of the island by rental car to explore the beauty of the island. The history of Heraklion is approximately 3000 years old, starting from the Minoan era. It has been influenced by different cultures such as the Byzantine, Arab, Ottoman and Venetian. The rich history of Heraklion left behind a great legacy such as the palaces of Knossos and Phaistos which you should definitely visit with the economical rental car from Thessaloniki Car Rental.
The beaches on the north side of the county are very popular as well as those in Hersonissos and Malia. The southern beaches are quieter but with special features that will amaze you. Whatever it is that you prefer, the Heraklion area can provide it. Also, do not forget to visit the museums of the city such as the Archeological Museum of Natural History and the Historical Museum of Crete. The company Thessaloniki Car Rental offers a way to explore and discover Heraklion in Crete easily and comfortably by rental car.
Apart from the amazing beaches, museums and archeological sites of the highest cultural value, Heraklion is also known for its gastronomy, as the reputation of Cretan cuisine exceeds the limits of the island and the country’s borders. Millions of tourists visit the island every year to enjoy, among other things, the famous “tsikoudia” and “raki” along with exquisite delicacies, delicious Cretan recipes, and all this with pure local products that you will not find anywhere else. In Heraklion, there are countless accommodation options for all tastes and all wallets. Modern city hotels, classic rustic hostels, even luxury hotels are waiting for you to offer you all the hospitality you desire.
To travel to Heraklion, you can use the port of Heraklion with daily sailings from the port of Piraeus. By plane, you will land at the airport of Heraklion, Nikos Kazantzakis, located 5km. from the city.
The airport receives thousands of flights, mainly charters, from across Europe, especially during the summer months. The company Thessaloniki Car Rental welcomes you from wherever you are coming from with the rental car you want, ready to take you to the most fascinating places.