Car Hire Heraklion
Do you want a comfortable and safe car for your vacation or business trip?
Take advantage of car rental in Heraklion with Monza. You will appreciate the pleasant and professional behavior of our representatives who will deliver the rental car to your desired place and exactly at the time you have agreed. Choose the type of vehicle that best suits your needs. Rent a car in Heraklion online without credit and win from our special offers!
Rent a Car Heraklion Crete with Monza
Information about Car Rentals in Heraklion
|Pickup Locations||In every hotel in Heraklion or location of your choice.|
|Availiable Car Types||Economy, Medium, Family, SUV, Jeeps 4χ4, 7/9 seats minivans, convertible, diesel, hybrid, luxury.|
|Τιμές||From 9€ / day with Collision Damage Waiver Insurance|
|Optional extras||– GPS ( 8€ / day )|
– Baby Seat ( 2€ / day )
History of Heraklion
Heraklion is the largest city in Crete and its capital. It is a beautiful metropolis, and constitutes the economic, commercial and scientific center of the island. It also holds a strategic geopolitical position in the Mediterranean, linking three continents and many different cultures. The Heraklion Airport is only 6km for away. Choose us for car rental Heraklion Crete and explore with ease.
The history of Heraklion city is long and turbulent, passing through many periods: the Minoan era, the Byzantine period, the Arab period, the Venetian domination, the Ottoman domination, the First and Second World Wars. Archaeological finds, which come to light, unquestionably indicate the decisive role of the city over the centuries. In the past Heraklion had received various names such as Castro, Handakas, and Candia. The present name, according to mythology, was taken by Idaios Heraklis, who was one of the Kouretes and organized the first road race in the world, crowning the winner with a wild olive branch, custom that was later adopted at the Olympic Games.
Top places of interest in Heraklion
It is worth car hire Heraklion and start touring the beautiful city. So, important sights that you should visit are the archaeological site of Knossos, which it was the most important center of the Minoan civilization, the imposing Koules fortress with the old Venetian harbor, the 25th Augustus pedestrian street with the magnificent neoclassical buildings, the impressive church of Agios Titos, the Venetian Loggia and the Basilica of St. Mark in which the Municipal Art Gallery is housed. Also, the Archaeological Museum of Heraklion, the Museum of Natural History and the Historical Museum of Crete are places of particular interest for each visitor.
In addition, you can walk from Eleftherias Square, crossing Daidalou’ commercial pedestrian street, towards the Lion’s Square with the Morozini Fountain, and continue to 1866 street where is the Herakleion Market and the Bebo Fountain, ending up in the majestic temple of Saint Minas. Finally, it is beautiful to cross the old Walls of the city and go to the tomb of the great Cretan writer Nikos Kazantzakis.
Rent a car Heraklion and you can explore the beautiful neighborhoods such as Amoudara, Gazi, etc, the coastal front of the city, or visit some of the nearby beaches such as Karteros, Tobrouk ,Kokkini Hani, Paleokastro, etc. Additionally, you can trip to the nearby villages of Archanes, Tylissos, Gouves, Agia Pelagia, or visit the fantastic Cretan Aquarium “Thalassokosmos” and the impressive Theme Park “Dinosauria”.
MONZA car hire Heraklion has a wide variety of reliable vehicles at very affordable prices to facilitate your travels and explorations. The friendly and qualified staff is waiting to serve you.
Included in every Car Rental
- Theft Insurance & Fire Insurance
- Third Part Liabilities & Personal Insurance
- Collision Damage Waiver Insurance
- Free Mileage
- Free of Charge Second Driver
- No cancellation Fees, Book now pay on arrival
- New safe vehicles
- Map of Crete
- All Taxes Included (V.A.T. etc)
- Immediate replacement of vehicle in case of break down or accident
24-7 Pick Up/Drop off Delivery
Monza offers Pick-up and Return Car Delivery Service from Heraklion in any Hotel in 24H basis.
Rentals are paid on the spot except unique rare cases.
Phone and email customer service. Whatever your question might be our Customer Care Team is here to help you.
Frequently asked questions (FAQs) about car hire at Heraklion
How much does it cost to rent a car at Heraklion?
The rental price varies depending on the days you rent the car. The more time period, the cheaper the rental price. Rates start from 9 € / day.
What type of rental car do you suggest me to hire in Heraklion?
The best recommended car category for car hire Heraklion is the Medium Family (C ) like Toyota Yaris. It is also suitable for traveling all around Crete.
What is the speed limit in Heraklion?
You can drive in the city of Heraklion up to 50km as in most cities in Crete and Greece. If you drive on the highway then the speed increases to 90km. Follow the road signs that define you the speed limit.
I don't have a credit card. Can I rent a car?
In case you do not have a credit card, choose full insurance coverage in the insurance options to avoid the amount of excess as a guarantee. Upon pickup of the car, you can pay in cash or with a debit card.
What should be the age of the driver to rent a car?
The driver must be 21 years old with at least 1 year of driving for categories A1, B1, and C. For the other categories, it is 23 and 25 years. Selecting your age in the search form will only show the vehicles you can rent based on your age.
Do I have additional costs for the delivery of the car in Heraklion?
You do not have any other fees for the delivery of your rental car in the Heraklion area, in the hotel or apartment you stay.