Rent a car in Santorini Airport
Santorini is an island of the Aegean Sea. One of the most beautiful islands in the world, it is one of the top tourist destinations. Santorini is popular for its volcano and sunset. It offers a unique view as it has an altitude of over 360 meters. The most popular tourist destination for the magical sunset view is Oia, located in the northern part of the island. Rent a car in Santorini Airport so you can move around the island comfortably.
Santorini was formerly called Strogili (which means round) by its shape. The cluster of present-day islands of Thirasia, Aspronisi, Palea Kameni and Nea Kameni, along with Santorini, constituted the island of Strogili. Today’s morphology is a result of the volcanic activities that took place in previous years. In 1613 BC. the largest ever volcano eruption took place. In 1956 the two strong earthquakes measuring 7.5 and 6.9 caused severe damage to the island. This is how today’s geographic shape was formed. This natural mutation of the island has attracted scientists from every corner of the earth, physicists, geologists and seismologists. At the same time, Santorini has an impressive natural beauty that ranks it among the most popular tourist destinations.
Santorini Airport (JTR) is located on the east side of the island. From Santorini Airport you can rent a car in Santorini Airport with Hellas Car and explore this magnificent island. Santorini Airport has been operating since 1972, but the growing number of tourists has contributed to its improvement. It can now serve up to six planes. It is connected with direct flights to Athens airport and Thessaloniki airport. During the summer season flights are increased and overseas flights are processed. A characteristic feature is strong winds that often cause flight delays or delays due to extreme natural conditions.
While waiting in the departures area you will find coffee shops, a restaurant, product sales, and a currency exchange office is located in the free access area. It is about 6 km from the island’s capital, Fira, where the island’s port is. You will find taxis at Santorini Airport, which can serve you 24 hours a day. In addition there is the choice of the bus with regular routes from Fira to the airport, a journey of about 15-20 minutes. By renting a cheap and reliable car in Santorini from Hellas Car you will enjoy exploring the island and enjoying the sunset.