Car rental Rhodes
Rhodes Town is the principal city and a former municipality of the island of Rhodes, in the Dodecanese, Greece
. The city of Rhodes is situated in the north-east tip of the island, bordering with the Aegean Sea in the north, the east and the west. It is known for Colossus of Rhodes, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. The medieval Old Town of the City of Rhodes is included in UNESCO list of World Heritage Site.
Discover the beautifull island of Rhodes with your rental car
Car rental in Rhodes Town is the most chosen means of traveling the city and exploring the island. Sitting at the crossroads between Europe, the Middle East and Africa, the city and the island have been given various identities and cultures, boasting significant touristic value. Some of the most beautiful sites of Rhodes are hidden in the villages far from the cosmopolitan area, which are easily accessible by car rental, such as the villages of Embonas, Kritinia, Profillia, Monolithos, preserving the native color of the Rhodian countryside with old castles, churches. You can take a day trip by car rental from Rhodes Town to Lindos, a town famous for its traditional architectural style, where you can hire a donkey or take a leisure walk through the marrow lanes of the town. If traveling with family and kids, you can rent a car in Rhodes Town and head for Agathi, a fine sandy beach with shallow and clear waters, 36 kilometers from Rhodes Town. Or you can go to Seven Springs, one of the most charming destinations on Rhodes, presenting a cool, magical landscape, an oasis even in the heat of high summer. Though traveling by car rental is fun, you need to take extra caution when driving in Rhodes Town, as many of the roads in Rhodes are narrow and there are many potholes along the way, also the white lane markings are often faintly visible.
Tip: Park your car hire on the outskirts of Rhodes town
While enjoying the convenience of traveling by car rental in Rhodes Town, you may get frustrated by parking. The parking space in Rhodes Town is scarce and there are no parking buildings in Rhodes Town. The best to do is park your rental car in the outskirts of the city, where space is ample and for free. Fortunately car theft is not an issue in Rhodes, so just lock your car and keep the valuables out of sight and you can park on the streets with no concerns.
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Rhodes Town is home to numerous landmarks, such as the Grand Master's Palace, a formidable citadel constructed in the 14th century, containing many impressive rooms with fine furniture, polychrome marbles, oriental vases and statues carpets; the Old Town, exerting all the glories of history and offering visitors inexhaustible wealth of sights, including the magnificent buildings of the Knights, the Byzantine churches and mosques, the squares and the gardens; the Acropolis of Rhodes, an acropolis dating from the Hellenistic period, containing a monumental zone with Sanctuaries, large temples, public buildings and underground cult places.
Events & festivals to visit with your rental car
Cultural Events, held annually from July to September, consisting of various concerts, art exhibitions and theatrical performances; the Medieval Rose Festival, representing the town of Rhodes as it was in the Medieval times; Rhodes Ecofilms festival, containing documentaries, shorts and features with environmental and ecology themes.