Car Hire Rhodes
Find your perfect car hire in RhodesAvis in Rhodes provides car hire throughout the island including Rhodes International Airport. Choose your preferred pick up point and begin your island road trip experience.
The island of Rhodes is located on the south-east end of Greece. It is the largest of the Dodecanese Islands, There's a very old-town feel to Rhodes, especially in the capital city, Rhodes Town. Its historical legacy is showcased in the walls of the Old Town, architecture and museums. From the main town, other parts of the island include ancient castles and churches, hilltop villages and miles of beautiful beaches. There's plenty to see and do on a road trip around Rhodes. Book now
Plan your journey around RhodesThe island's unique medieval-looking capital, Rhodes Town, is just a 20-minute car ride from Rhodes International Airport. This is one of Europe's surviving walled towns and was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The fortified ramparts were built by the Knights Hospitaller of St. John and the Ottomans during the mid-15th century.
While modern attributes can be found in the Old Town, with plenty of shops and restaurants to entice tourists, the area has maintained its medieval look and feel. The cobbled streets and courtyards, Moorish architecture and centuries-old palm trees all add to the area's old-world charm.
There are several museums in the Old town which detail the island's rich and complicated history. The Palace of the Grand Masters houses permanent exhibitions with displays of ancient and medieval Rhodes. After a tour around the palace head to the Mosque of Suleiman and climb to the top of the clock tower to gaze down below for a landscape view of the Old Town.
When it comes to nightlife, Rhodes Town has a few lively spots to choose from. Platía Aríonos in the old-quarter has plenty of quaint bars that are popular with the locals. Neohóri has some lively nightclubs and good restaurants.
There's so much to discover in Rhodes. Hire an Avis car to see the island in style and comfort.
Beyond RhodesHead beyond the city walls and discover the beauty of Rhodes Island. From traditional villages to magnificent beaches, there's plenty to see. There are plenty of short day trip options along the west and south coasts, as well as on the nearby islets. A drive in your rental car around Rhodes will provide beautiful scenic views of the Greek island.
A 50-minute drive down the south-east coast from Rhodes Town is the island village of Lindos. The former capital of the island has turned into a holiday resort, but at its centre remains a quaint village which has many unique shops. It's also the site of the famous ancient acropolis Athena Lindia. Perched on the top of a hill the ancient landmark provides views of the coast and St. Paul’s Bay. Head to the bay for a swim in the crystal clear waters. The Seven Springs is also an ideal place to relax and enjoy the island’s natural green surroundings.
Another 50-minute car journey along the south-east coast leads to Kattavia, Rhodes Island’s most southern town. Visit the town's square and soak up the local atmosphere. Drive further down to the most southern tip of Rhodes to reach Prasonissi. This is the place where expert windsurfers hang out and where the Aegean and the Mediterranean seas meet. On a sunny day, the sea is filled with colourful sails.
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Driving around Rhodes
If you're travelling around Rhodes in your rental car make sure you stay within the speed limit and enjoy the beautiful sights of Greece's island resort.
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To make your journey even easier, we can include a sat nav with your car so you can relax discover Rhodes in comfort and style.
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