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Car rental in Georgioupolis

Georgioupoli is a resort village located 43 kilometres east of Chania, about 22 km west of Rethymno and about 100 km west of Heraklion.

Georgioupolis is great for groups, families, and generally anyone in search of quiet holiday, exploration and excursions to neighbouring areas of great tourist interest.

You can explore the Apokoronas area, visit Chania and Rethymno, spend the day on the Akrotiri Peninsula with its many beaches and historical monasteries, or travel to southern Crete, Sfakia and Frangokastello.

Hire a car is essential to be able to visit all these unique and beautiful seights . Royal Rentals offers a wide range of cars in any class and type which allow you to travel the island in style and comfort.

Georgioupolis is a tourist town with many small hotels and apartments to rent. The entrance to the village on the old road is a long avenue of eucalyptus trees. If you take a stroll round its narrow streets you will find many tourist shops and tavernas at the main square of Georgioupolis inviting you to sit in the cool and enjoy your coffee. If you enjoy a stroll, the beach road of Georgioupolis, makes a great place to walk but also a place to sit in one of the many cafés lining the road for a coffee or snack break. At the end of the harbour is a small, decorative lighthouse in the Greek colours of white and blue. The most popular sight in the harbour is the chapel of Agios Nikolaos.

Three rivers meet the sea at the village; the largest river Almiros creates a small harbour for fishing and tourist boats.

Nearby Georgioupoli is the Lake Kournas, a popular excursion by foot, tourist 'train' or a car and one of only a few fresh water lakes on Crete. You can continue touring the region of Apokoronas, where Georgioupolis belongs or tour the prefecture of Chania.

The best way to explore the area around Georgioupolis is hire a car. Check our webpage here to find the best deal for your car rental. Make your reservation online and we will deliver a vehicle to you at your hotel in Georgioupoli. If you are coming in a high season we advice an advanced booking online through www.creteroyal.com and we will deliver a vehicle to you at Heraklion or Chania airport or port.