Rent a car in Kithira Airport
Kithira is an island in the Ionian Sea and belongs to the Ionian Islands. The geographical location of Kithira is south of the Peloponnese and northwest of Crete. We would say that is where the Ionian, Aegean and Cretan sea meet. There are several versions of the origin of his name in history. Kythira is also known by the Venetian name “Cerigo”. Rent a car in Kithira Airport or at the port with Hellas Car. The easy and friendly environment of Hellas car is the starting point for your trip to Kythira.
The Venetian occupation of the Ionian Islands from the 14th century until the 18th century has left its mark on the island’s history and architecture. Locals are related to agriculture, but the increase in tourism has shifted their occupation to tourism. The main products of Kythira are oil and honey.
Trip to Kythira
Kythera has to showcase natural wealth, beautiful sceneries and caves. The main port of Diakofti and the airport “Alexander Aristotelous Onassis” are accessible for visitors to the island. A visit to the island can be combined with an excursion to Antikythira. For nature lovers and history lovers of Kythera, the place is suitable for tourism all year long as the Mediterranean climate and mild temperature favour it. Spend your time touring the island by renting a car. Visit the island with the daily flight from Athens, or by ferry, with the frequent routes connecting the island with Kalamata and Piraeus.
Kithira Airport (KIT)
Kithira Airport “Alexander Aristotelous Onassis” was named after the son of the famous shipowner Aristotle Onassis in 2014. It was built in 1971 and today can serve up to three aircraft. The airport is 12 km from Kythera and only 4 km southeast of Diakofti Port. Also, it can be accessed mainly by taxi. The bus option is not the most appropriate as it is not so popular on the island and the routes can vary, depending on the season, and may not be so convenient. For your transfer around the island, choose to rent a car in Kithira Airport.
To get to Kithira, you have to use the Athens airport, which is connected all year round. A direct flight to the island from Amsterdam is also available during the summer. At Kithera Airport you will find several car hire companies that will solve your transportation problem. Select hellascar.com for cheap car rental combining quality and service.