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Car Rental Mini Guide for Volos

Volos, a coastal port city in central Greece, is uniquely positioned between the Pelion Peninsula and the Pagasetic Gulf. Known for its rich mythology as the home of the Argonauts and a modern center of culture and commerce, Volos offers visitors a blend of stunning natural beauty, ancient history, and contemporary Greek life.

Benefits of Hiring a Car in Volos

Opting for a car hire in Volos through a reliable service like RhinoCarHire provides several key benefits:

  1. Flexibility and Freedom: Renting a car allows you to explore Volos and the surrounding regions at your leisure, without the constraints of public transport schedules.
  2. Convenience: A car hire provides immediate access to a variety of destinations, from remote mountain villages to beautiful coastal areas.
  3. Comfort: Enjoy the comfort and privacy of a personal vehicle, especially beneficial for families or groups.

Accessing Volos and Nearby Destinations

  • Nearest Airport: The nearest major airport to Volos is Nea Anchialos National Airport, located about 35 km from the city center. The drive takes approximately 30 minutes.
  • To Pelion Villages: The Pelion Peninsula, with its picturesque villages like Portaria and Makrinitsa, is about a 30-minute drive from Volos.
  • To Meteora: A longer drive of approximately 2 hours will take you to the breathtaking rock formations and monasteries of Meteora.

Road Conditions and Traffic

  • Road Quality: The main roads and highways around Volos are well-maintained, providing a comfortable driving experience.
  • Traffic: Traffic in Volos is moderate, though it can be busier during peak hours and tourist seasons.
  • Parking: Volos offers ample parking spaces, both in the city and at popular tourist destinations.

Toll Information

  • Tolls on Greek Highways: While driving on Greek highways, be prepared for toll booths. Keep some change handy for these expenses.

Recommended Attractions and Scenic Drives

  • Volos Waterfront: The promenade is perfect for a leisurely drive, lined with cafes and restaurants.
  • Pelion Mountain Villages: Drive through the Pelion Peninsula, known for its scenic beauty and traditional architecture.
  • Ancient Theatre of Demetrias: A short drive from the city center, this site offers a glimpse into the ancient past of the area.

Car Rental Tips

  • Vehicle Selection: Choose a vehicle that fits your travel needs and preferences, from compact cars for city driving to larger vehicles for group trips.
  • Rental Process: Ensure you have a valid driver’s license and credit card. It's advisable to review insurance options for a hassle-free experience.

Your Volos Adventure Awaits

With a car hire from Volos, you are well-equipped to explore the wonders of this diverse region. From the mythical mountains of Pelion to the tranquil waters of the Pagasetic Gulf, Volos offers a unique blend of experiences for every traveler.


Current Rental Rates in Volos

Citroen C1

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 15.24 EUR/day
Citroen C1

7 Days rental at 106.73 EUR from 22/04/2024

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Fiat Panda

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 16.07 EUR/day
Fiat Panda

7 Days rental at 112.53 EUR from 22/04/2024

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Peugeot 108

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 16.39 EUR/day
Peugeot 108

7 Days rental at 114.75 EUR from 22/04/2024

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Key Highlights for Car Hire at Volos: Making the Most of Your Journey.

  • The city of Volos is built at the foot of Mount Peleon, the ancient Land of the Centaurs.
  • It’s the only port city in Thessaly.
  • From here there’s ferry access to the islands of Skiathos, Skopelos and Alonissos.
  • The city is almost entirely modern due to the destruction wreaked by the 1955 earthquake.
  • Some of the 2004 Olympic events were held in Volos.

 

Volos - Popular Destinations

  • Volos Airport
  • Customs Square, Volos
  • Agora Limenos near the Port
  • Larissis Street
  • The Old Town, Kountouriotou

Best car rental companies in Volos

9.0
No.1: ENTERPRISE,
based on 748 reviews
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11 min (average wait time)
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No.4: AUTO-UNION,
based on 1712 reviews
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90
24 min (average wait time)
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No.3: AVIS,
based on 514 reviews
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22 min (average wait time)

Volos car hire information

  • 9.0/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    Enterprise EMEA Franchise
  • € 106.68
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 15.24
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 17
    Most Popular Type:
    Compact
  • 6
    Most popular model:
    Opel Corsa
  • 43
    Total Cars Available
     

Average prices per day in Volos

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