Explore with Heraklion car hire

When you land in Heraklion you can be confident that the SIXT team will be there to welcome you. We are well-equipped to provide advice about car hire in Heraklion, based on your travel requirements, and to help you plan your adventure in the city. With a fleet of top-quality vehicles, which are, on average, three months old, you can feel secure on your travels, both short distance and further afield. For popping into the town, consider an economy, compact car while for trips around the island, a 4x4x or minibus will provide more space and comfort. There are conveniently located collection and delivery points in Heraklion, including one at the international airport.  


SIXT services in Heraklion

SIXT in Heraklion is on hand to ensure a stress-free journey with a selection of bookable extras that will increase the comfort of your journey. Choose extras like a navigation system, an additional driver or a child seat. SIXT has different options on various hire periods for both short and long-term car hire. Rent a car for a weekend city break or opt for weekly car hire. We have extensive options to give you additional freedom with your Heraklion car hire. If you want an extra degree of flexibility on your trip around the island look no further. 

SIXT services in Heraklion

Good to know when visiting Heraklion

One-way Car Hire in Santorini

If you have a different drop-off location in mind, say town or airport, simply select a separate location during booking to check availability. 

Under 25 Car Hire

In Heraklion the minimum age for car hire is 21 years old; you must hold a valid licence for at least a year, and the selection of cars will be limited. 

Flexible Hiring Options

We at SIXT know plans can change, for more flexibility select ‘pay later’ during booking so that cancellation is free. You can also alter your contract any time for no extra fee. 

What to do while in Heraklion

Embrace the freedom with your Heraklion car hire and pop into town, renowned for its beautiful Venetian harbour and the Koules Fortress that guards the harbour entrance. Visit the Agos Minas Cathedral, one of the biggest in Greece, that dates to the mid 1800s. Hire a car in Heraklion and get out of the town driving just under half an hour to the Almiros Gorge for some beautiful scenery and do some hiking. Consider stopping off at Amoudara Beach on the way back to cool down in the azure sea. 

Summer 2022 in Heraklion

Heraklion in summer is the perfect time to hire a convertible and explore the island, perhaps driving just over an hour to Matala Beach to explore the caves. The town comes alive with various theatre events organised by the town council and held at outdoor theatre venues such as the Nikos Kazantzakis Open-Air Theatre. There are also plenty of beach activities that can be arranged during the summer months from windsurfing to diving. 

Why Rent With Sixt?

Why Rent With Sixt?
  • New Cars - On Average 3 Months Old
  • Premium Fleet Of German Cars
  • Car Hire Made Quick And Easy
  • Friendly 24/7 Customer Service
  • Free Cancellation When You Pay On Arrival
  • No hidden costs or credit card fees

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