Rent a Car Patra Airport
Patra airport is located 18 km from the city of Araxos and 40km. from the city of Patras by rental car from the car rental company Thessaloniki Car Rental.
The civil airport of Araxos has coexisted with the military since 1984 and serves the prefecture of Achaia. Two domestic routes operate, one to Heraklion and one to Thessaloniki. Recently, routes to and from the cities of London, Milan, and Paphos have been in operation as well.
Seasonal flights increase the airport’s traffic during the tourist season. The airport has 2 café- snack bars, a travel service office, duty-free shops, currency exchange, and parking for the rental car from Thessaloniki Car Rental rent a car company.
To reach Araxos Airport you should use a taxi. It is also connected to the bus route via Patras from where passengers can transfer to other destinations as well. The best way to travel is by car rental company Thessaloniki Car Rental.
With Patras as a base, you can visit other nearby points of interest with the rental car from the airport of Patras. Remarkable tourist destinations near Patras are Delphi, Ancient Olympia, Nafpaktos, and Kalavrita. Also close are Aigio and Rio. Impressive work in the area is the Rio-Antirio cable-stayed bridge. In particular, it is the largest cable-stayed bridge in Europe and is 2253 meters long. You will have to pay a fee to cross the bridge, but crossing for pedestrians is free. At night the bridge is illuminated and the spectacle is impressive. In Patras, there is also a castle that was built in the 6th century AD. by Justinian for the defense of the city. A walk around the castle and the olive trees nearby will impress you, especially if it is spring when the flowers are in bloom. The view from the castle is panoramic to the city of Patras and the sea.
There are also many suggestions for entertainment at Patra, as it is a city with youth and university students. In the marina of Patras and on the sidewalk of the “Three Admirals” you will find countless taverns, restaurants, and cafes for all tastes. If you have an appetite for a frantic party in dance rhythms, you can visit Patras with a rental car during the carnival. This is the largest carnival in Greece that takes place every year with a lot of fun and people who come from all over Greece and beyond.
If you are in Patras in the summer you can go by rental car from the airport of Patras to Kalogria beach. One of the most popular beaches in Patras. There is a pine forest around the beach, while the beach is sandy and the water is clear. Gianiskari is also a very nice beach, characterized by natural beauty with a very nice sandy beach. Other beaches near Patras are Aigeira, Akrata, Platanos, Diakofto, and Rodini.