Car hire in Karpathos
Karpathos, an island ideal for peaceful vacations, has an exceptional landscape beauty, due to the fact that it pulses with picturesque beaches and has many morphologicalalternations, as the southern part is plain, while the central and the northern part are mountainous, composing a peculiar and yet interesting icon.
Karpathos or Pigadia is the capital and the main port of the island where the imposing rock with the ruins of the acropolis prevails. Apart from the capital, the island of Karpathos comprises of numerous other interesting settlements. Ammoopi, Makris Gialos and Lefkos, three tourist resorts with amazing beaches, Aperi, the old capital that is a cultural settlement with many sightseeing attractions and Arkassa, an impressive settlement of natural beauty, are worth visiting. The amphitheatrically built and picturesque village Menetes, Mesochori, which is hanging above the sea offering superb view to the sunset and the sea, as well as Othos and Olympos, two traditional mountainous villages in the heart of the untamed scenery, shall definitely enchant you.
Explore the magnificent island of Karpathos and relish an unforgettable experience!
Top things to do in Karpathos
A visit at Olympos village is a must!!! Because Karpathos was often raided by pirates, this little village was camouflaged since the people builttheir houses with natural stone.
Visit the Cave Of Poseidon . This cave is a great natural site of the island. In the ancient times, it was used as a sanctuary either to god Poseidon or to goddessAphrodite.
Visit the Ancient Potideon. The ruins of this ancient city, ancient temples and can be seen in the harbour of Pigadia. Tombs with ceramics dating back to the Minoan and Mycenaean periods have been brought to light, testifying the existence of an ancient settlement.
Explore the villages - they're very original
Try traditional rusks from rye, sousamokouloura (sesam cookiees), avgokouloura, psilokouloura, Makarouna, lachanopitia, drilla, the specialty Bizanti, a local dish with lamb filled with rice and baked in a wood oven, Hontrs is another local specialty withminced meat and wheat, the local aspic, and the kavourmas. You should also try different kinds of bread that are made from wheat and barley, eaten together with the spicy local cheeses, armotyri and meriari.
Car Hire at Sixt Karpathos
Sixt Karpathos has a fleet of high class cars (mini, economy, comfort, fullsize, standard) and Mini Vans all available to rent on either short or long term rentals. Whether you require a small car for a day or a large Mini Van for a month we have the fleet and service to cater for your needs.
Economy cars are typically Peugeot 107, Peugeot 207 and VW Polo and Compact vehicles are usually Peugeot 308.
Mini Vans available to rent in Karpathos include Nissan Primastar, Peugeot expert and Ford Tran. We also have a variety of specialist luxury vehicles.
Our friendly staff will be happy to assist you and help to get you on your way!