Car hire Hersonissos

Discover the Charms of Hersonissos village with Autocreta Car Rental

If you're looking for a holiday destination that combines natural beauty, history, and vibrant nightlife, look no further than Hersonissos village in Heraklion, Crete. With its picturesque alleys, sandy beaches, and archaeological sites, Hersonissos is a perfect place to explore by car. And with Autocreta Car Rental, you can easily rent a car to explore all the sights and sounds of this beautiful village.

Hersonissos is located 20 km from Heraklion airport and you can go by rental car directly from Heraklion airport or request to collect your rental vehicle directly at the accommodation of your stay, at your hotel or apartment.

It is the number 1 tourist destination of Crete because it combines countless options in entertainment and mass tourism, it has beautiful sandy and crowded beaches, a modern city with dozens of tourist shops with accessories, clothes and jewelry, restaurants with all kinds of cuisine, cafes, small pubs and club for fun without limits!

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We offer a wide range of cars to choose from, including small cars, family cars, luxury cars, and SUVs. All our cars are well-maintained, clean, and comfortable to ensure that you have a hassle-free journey. Plus, with our affordable prices and excellent customer service, you can rest assured that you're getting the best value for your money.

As you drive through the village, you'll see a mix of traditional and modern architecture, with charming houses, quaint cafes, and souvenir shops. One of the main attractions in Hersonissos is the Archaeological Museum, which houses artifacts from the Minoan and Roman periods. If you're interested in history and culture, a visit to this museum is a must.

Another must-see attraction is the Aquaworld Aquarium, which is home to a variety of marine life, including sharks, turtles, and exotic fish. The aquarium also has a reptile section, where you can see snakes, lizards, and other reptiles up close.

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If you're looking for adventure, head to the nearby Dikteon Cave, which is said to be the birthplace of Zeus, the king of the Greek gods. You can take a guided tour of the cave and explore its stalactites, stalagmites and underground lakes.

When it comes to food, Hersonissos has plenty of options to suit all tastes and budgets. Whether you're in the mood for traditional Cretan cuisine or international dishes, you'll find plenty of restaurants and tavernas serving delicious food. And with your rental car from Autocreta, you can easily explore the neighboring villages and towns, such as Malia and Stalis, which also have a variety of dining options.

Also just 2 kilometers south of Hersonissos are the traditional villages of Koutouloufari, Piskopiano and Ano Hersonissos for those who wish to spend a quieter holiday without losing what the coastal town has to offer.

At Autocreta, we strive to make your car rental experience as smooth and enjoyable as possible. That's why we offer a range of additional services, including child seats and airport transfers. We also have special offers and discounts for our loyal customers, so be sure to check our website for the latest deals.

Let Autocreta Car Rental be your guide to exploring the best that Hersonissos and Crete have to offer.

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Hersonissos, a beautiful coastal town in Crete, is a popular tourist destination with a wide variety of activities and attractions to offer. From pristine beaches to fascinating historical sites, there's something for everyone in Hersonissos. 

Here's a comprehensive guide to help you make the most of your visit to this charming town.


Hersonissos is known for its beautiful beaches, offering golden sands and crystal-clear waters. Some popular beaches in the area include:

  • Star Beach: A lively beach with watersports, restaurants, and bars. Perfect for those looking for a lively atmosphere and beach parties.
  • Stalis Beach: A more relaxed beach experience, ideal for families and those seeking tranquility.
  • Anissaras Beach: A rocky coastline with secluded spots, perfect for snorkeling and diving enthusiasts.
Historical Sites
Hersonissos and its surroundings are home to several historical sites worth exploring:
  • Aqueduct of Ancient Lyttos: A well-preserved Roman aqueduct located in the village of Agriana.
  • Roman Fountain: A beautiful ancient fountain in the Koutouloufari area, with mosaic decorations and inscriptions.
  • Malia Palace: A Minoan palace located 7 km east of Hersonissos, showcasing the rich history of the Minoan civilization.

Water Parks

Hersonissos offers two fantastic water parks for a fun day out:

  • Watercity: Another excellent water park, offering various slides, a lazy river, and a wave pool.
  • Acqua Plus: A popular water park with a wide range of slides, pools, and activities for all ages.
Cretan Golf Club
Golf enthusiasts can enjoy a round of golf at the 18-hole Crete Golf Club, located just outside Hersonissos.
Labyrinth Theme Park
This family-friendly park offers a fun day out with various activities, such as mini-golf, horseback riding, and a giant labyrinth to explore.
Hersonissos Aquarium
Discover the fascinating marine life of the Mediterranean at the Hersonissos Aquarium, featuring numerous species of fish, turtles, and other sea creatures.
Hersonissos is known for its vibrant nightlife, with numerous bars, clubs, and restaurants to choose from. The main strip in Hersonissos is lined with lively venues, perfect for a night out on the town.
Traditional Villages
Explore the charming traditional villages around Hersonissos, such as Koutouloufari, Piskopiano, and Old Hersonissos, where you can wander through narrow streets, enjoy local cuisine, and experience authentic Cretan culture.

With so many activities and attractions to choose from, Hersonissos is an ideal destination for a memorable vacation in Crete. Whether you're seeking relaxation on the beach, historical exploration, or thrilling adventures, Hersonissos has something for everyone.

If you're planning to explore the wider area of Hersonissos, Autocreta car hire offers a convenient and reliable way to get around. With a wide range of vehicles for rent, including economy, compact, family, and SUV cars, you can select the perfect car to fit your needs and budget.

Our rental prices are competitive and include all taxes, unlimited mileage, and full insurance CDW with excess, ensuring a stress-free and enjoyable journey. Additionally, we provide free pick-up and drop-off services within Hersonissos town, making it easy for you to start and end your rental period without any hassle. 

Book your car rental with us and experience the beauty of Hersonissos and beyond at your own pace.

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