Rent a Car at Rhodes Airport
Rhodes Airport is located 15 kilometers west of the city of Rhodes. With your rental car from the company Thessaloniki Car Rental car hire, traveling to warmer destinations of the island is made easier and more comfortable.
It is the fourth largest airport in Greece on the basis of passenger traffic and serves over fifty airlines. It is connected with the domestic destinations of Athens, Heraklion, and Thessaloniki. During the summer season, passenger traffic at the airport of Rhodes grows rapidly as it receives seasonal flights from all over Europe. For your tour in the magnificent island of Rhodes, the company car Thessaloniki Car Rental suggests an economical rental car.
The airport has been in operation since 1977, replacing the outdated airport which was located a few miles east, in the area of Maritsa. It has 13 aircraft stands and customs office, medical office, duty-free shops, restaurant, gift shop, and several standard parking spaces for your rental car.
The transfer from the airport to the city center of Rhodes is made with intercity buses that pick up passengers from the bus stop in the area surrounding the airport every half hour. Also, you can use taxis for your transfer. Generally, the price for a route from the airport to the center of Rhodes town is about 16 euro. Alternatively, a cheap rental car from the company Thessaloniki Car Rental Car is a reliable solution for your transportation.
Rhodes is a very interesting island. There you will find the medieval castle of the Grand Master of the Knights. The castle is part of the old town of Rhodes and is the most well-preserved medieval town in Greece. Take a tour at the cobblestoned roads and cross the Knights Street. You can also visit the Archaeological Museum, the Panagia of the Castle, and the Turkish baths. Of course, there are other archeological treasures on the island from the Hellenistic and Roman eras. Impressive monuments are the 2 copper deers that exist at the port of Mandraki. Once upon a time, the famous Colossus of Rhodes, one of the 7 ancient wonders of the world, stood there imposingly.
Also, the island has beautiful beaches, mainly on the east side, where the wind does not blow much. In the area of Ladiko you can go by renting a car in a small bay called Anthony Quinn. The movie “The Navarone’s cannons” with the famous actor was filmed there as well. You can go swimming at the beaches of Afandou, Kritika, and Trianta. An excursion not to be missed is the butterfly valley, the Rodini garden, and the seven springs. The landscapes are truly idyllic and you will rarely see this unique beauty of nature.
When you have an appetite for food, taste local products and recipes. In Rhodes they make Kokkinotyri. This is a cheese that is cooked with red wine. Try the Pittaridia (pasta) and the local “mizithropita” pie. Generally, you will find restaurants and taverns for all tastes from traditional to modern. Rhodes is a popular tourist island and you will find cuisines from all over the world.
The island of Rhodes is located close to one another cosmopolitan island of the Dodecanese, Kos.