AutoRentals Crete in Sissi
Sissi is a seaside fishing village with a natural port of extraordinary beauty and it is 40km east from Heraklion airport and 26 km from Agios Nikolaos.
Car hire in Sissi
It is known for its iddylic little harbor which goes into the sea and it forms into a beautiful bay where οn the left side, there is a small palm tree grove.
There are many restaurants, fish tavernas, bars. It is a beautiful place which offers all facilities and retains a peaceful pace of life. In Sissi there is a collection of small hotels, rent rooms, apartments, studios and a few big resorts to choose from.
Also for those who love local Cretan food, they will not be disappointed as there are quite a few fish restaurants, tavernas, bars, cafes for all budgets.
You can visit our office or we can meet you at the lobby of your hotel.
The archaiological site of Sissi is a must together with the cave of Milatos and Milatos fishing village with its beach and the St. George Monastery of Selinari.
Sissi is a good base for visiting nearby cosmopolitan Agios Nikolaos, Elounda, Spinalonga island to name but a few places.
However, with your car rental you can visit the Lasithi plateau with the Zeus cave, Krasi and Mohos before you end up at the archeological site of Malia and the beautiful beach a bit further.
Very close destinations are the beautiful villages of Malia, Stalis and Hersonissos with Aqua plus, the Crete golf course, Lihnostatis museum and Labirynth park.
In Neapolis you can visit the Amazonas zoo park as in Gouves the Crete Aquarium and the Water city in Kokkini Hani (Anopolis)
We provide only smoke free cars
In Heraklion, a city of culture you can visit the Arheological museum, the Historical Museum, the Natural History Museum, galeries, plenty of historical places like the Venetian fort Coules in the port , the Lions square, the Walls and you canthen shop in small or big stores of European standards.
Knossos palace, Archanes and Thrapsano with their porteries are also close and worth a visit.
Sissi is the best base to explore the east Crete but nothing stops you from driving also at the west side.
Daily trips in Crete, from Sissi
Starting from the idyllic Sissi with your rental car from AutoRentals Crete you will very easily find ourselves on National Highway 75.
Although the options are many, an excursion that will remain unforgettable without being too far and perhaps tiring is to drive West for a while to visit the Archaeological site of Malia.
Right next to it is the beautiful beach of Potamos to enjoy a swim and after having something to eat in the canteen to continue west to the Aquarium in Gournes.
After this visit you can continue west and once you reach Heraklion head south to Archanes where you can have lunch in one of the traditional taverns of this traditional village.
After the meal and after taking a walk in the village, Knossos which is very close awaits for a visit in the afternoon with less people.
You can tour the Ancient Palace on your own or choose a guide at the entrance to show you around.
Once you’re done touring, Sissi is just 45km away.
In case you want to continue your exploring for a while, Hersonissos is an excellent destination for shopping.