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    For example: Nissan Micra
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  • National Car Rental

    8.4 (361)
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  • Enterprise

    7.9 (1601)
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Patras Guide

The third-largest city in Greece and a major stopover for ferries en route to Italy, Patras is particularly well known for the International Festival of the Arts, which is held there each July and August.

There are also a number of interesting attractions in the city, including the Cathedral of Saint Andrew and the Patras Fortress, a medieval castle at the summit of the acropolis.

Your first stop on a walking tour of the town is likely to be the Cathedral of Saint Andrew. The cathedral is fairly modern, having been built after WWII, but the mosaics within give a good impression of old Patras. The skull of Saint Andrew is housed in a highly decorative golden container on the right of the altar, and draws large numbers of pilgrims from far and wide.

A Roman Odeon rests on the slopes of the acropolis, below the ancient fort of Patras. The town’s archaeological museum provides an interesting historical background to the area.

The best place to eat in Patras is the main square, Plateia Yioryiou, where you can sample local or international fare at one of the cafés looking on to the attractive neoclassical theatre. Plateia Olga and Plateia 25 Martiou also have a range of good restaurants, cafés and shops.

The nearby beach town of Rion, only 15 minutes away by public transport, is a great place to visit if you fancy a spell of fun in the sun. Messolonghi, on the edge of a lovely lagoon, is known for its Park of Heroes, commemorating the Greek War of Independence. The coastal stretch between Patras and Corinth is dotted with a number of charming fishing villages, including Akrata, Platanos and Egion.

Driving to Patras along the National Highway from Athens takes approximately six hours. Regular buses and trains run between Athens and Patras daily, and ferries run between Patras and Corfu, Italy and the Ionian Islands. Patras is served by its own airport of the same name.

Practical information

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  • City speed limit
    50 km/h
  • Freeway speed limit
    90 km/h
  • Language
    Greek (modern)
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What do I need to do when picking up a car?

To pick up your car, you will need your voucher, passport, driver's license and a credit card. It is very important that your driver's license and credit card are in the same name as the main driver. Keep in mind that the local rental company will reserve a certain amount on your credit card as a deposit. This requires the PIN code for your credit card. If your driver's license is foreign (for example, in Chinese), you must bring a translation with you. Only your original passport and driver's license will be accepted - a copy is not sufficient.

Are there any additional costs?

In general, our rates are all-inclusive. Should there be any additional costs, our booking department will get in touch with you before issuing the invoice. Should you object, you can always cancel your reservation with no obligations attached (at least 48 hours in advance).

What kind of insurance is applicable to my car rental?

In general, Liability Insurance, Fire Insurance, All-Risks Insurance and Theft Insurance are included in the cost of your rental car.

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This label indicates that a rental car satisfies the following requirements: Unlimited kilometers, no excess liability (and no excess cover available), sustainable energy policy, and that the car rental company has a good reputation. Availability of cars satisfying these four requirements will speed up the selection of a suitable vehicle for you.

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You can cancel your reservation through "My Account". We recommend contacting us by phone if your changes to your booking or cancellation takes place at short notice (48 hours or less).

When will I get a confirmation of my booking?

Most reservations will receive confirmation within minutes after payment takes place. We recommend contacting our Booking Department for last minute reservations (pick-up within 48 hours).

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