Athens Car Hire
Athens is not only the capital city of Greece but is also known as the historical capital of Europe. It is a captivating city blessed with a rich cultural heritage and a history that extends to the first settlements of civilization. A popular holiday destination well-known for its ancient archeological sites, historic monuments, gorgeous beaches, delicious Greek cuisine and warm heartfelt hospitality that attracts millions of tourists from around the world each year. The main international airport is located in Spata just 35 km away from Athens city center and the two main ports with ferry connections to all of the Greek islands are in Pireaus and Rafina. Once you arrive in Greece, pick-up your car rental in Athens Greece from Imperial and begin exploring this beautiful historic city that is full of places to discover. Drive your Imperial car rental to Syntagma Square that is situated across from the Greek Parliament and visit the Monument of the Unknown Soldier that is guarded by the Evzones in traditional costumes. Then take a walk along the cobbled pedestrian Ermou Street that extends to Monastiraki, where you can visit all the shops, a consumer paradise for Athenians and tourists alike.
Cheap Car Rental Athens Greece
From there climb up the sacred rock of Acropolis, home to worldwide masterpieces of art and architecture including the renowned Parthenon Temple, the impressive Propylaea and the beautiful Temple of Athene Nike. Be sure to also visit the museum on the way down. Continue your journey to Plaka, one of the most scenic districts of the city, with neoclassical architecture and cobblestone alleys that are full of cafes and little taverns where you can taste the delicious Greek cuisine and the traditional ouzo. Then drive to the prestigious area of Kolonaki that features boutiques, fashionable restaurants, galleries, and museums. Next drive up to Lycabettus Hill, a beautiful and romantic place that provides panoramic breathtaking views of the city and one of the best spots to enjoy the fascinating sunsets. Then drive your Imperial car hire and visit the Panathenaikon Stadium also known as Kallimarmaro, this is where the first Olympic Games took place in 1896. Next head out to one of the many beautiful beaches including Akti Vouliagmenis Beach, Varkiza Yabanaki Beach and Kavouri Beach where you can soak in the sun, walk in the golden sand and swim in the crystal-clear sea waters of the Mediterranean. The best way to see and do all that this fascinating and vibrant city has to offer is with your car hire Athens from Imperial. Drive safe and enjoy the ride!