Rent a car Volos Airport
Volos is a beautiful city of Thessaly that lies on the Pagasitic Gulf. Nearby is the majestic mountain of the Centaurs, the magnificent Pelion. It is a large, modern city with more than 80,000 inhabitants. It has an airport and one of the most important ports in Greece. The city is linked to the famous Argonautian campaign, one of the most important epics of Greek mythology. Beautiful as painting, the area near the port has many picturesque shops full of joy and life. There you will find the famous Tsipouro Taverns, which of course are scattered throughout the city. Even in small narrow streets. Be sure to try the authentic Volos tsipouro (local alcoholic drink) with delicious seafood appetizers. You can go around the city and rent a car at Volos Airport.
So, when you are in the city do not forget to take a walk through the Argonauts pedestrian avenue and the “Old” district. There, you can admire the Roman baths, the ruins of the 6th century castle, the Ottoman gunpowder warehouse and many more. It is also worth a visit to Goritsa hill to get a panoramic view of the city of Volos. There, you will find a unique church, the Virgin Mary of “the hole”, which is built in a cave by the sea.
Archaeological sites and places of interest in Volos
To the west of the city you will find important, and one of the most ancient archaeological sites in Greece. Sesklo and Diminio. Volos is a city for all tastes and really for all seasons. During the coldest seasons of the year and in spring you have there is a close destination, Pelion. There you will find enchanting villages such as Makrinitsa, Portaria, Tsagarada and many more. As for summer, a few hours by boat from the port of Volos, you can find the beautiful islands of Sporades. Like Skiathos, a very popular island for tourists, with wonderful beaches and lots of fun. Skopelos, with its crystal clear water and wonderful villages. Alonissos, a quieter island with incomparable beauty and great food.
Volos Airport (VOL)
Volos is connected by air to several major cities abroad as well as domestically via Nea Anchialos State Airport (IATA: VOL), which is 24 km from the city center. Access to the airport is easy via the Thessaloniki-Athens National Road. The Volos Intercity Bus has established special routes according to the flights’ timetables. Of course at the airport, you will find taxis during opening hours. But there is no reason to worry about availability as you can rent a car in Volos Airport and not miss a minute from your precious time. You can easily, quickly and cheaply book a car rental from Volos Airport through our hellascar.com page.