Istro Rent a Car
Istron is a seaside settlement in Mirabello bay, in the place of the Minoan city of Istros or Istros, where it owes its name and which included the current settlements of Pyrgos, Carti and Kalo Chorio.
Built in a fertile valley with olive groves that flows through Kalo Potamos and with large, clean and beautiful beaches, it has been developed touristy, making it a popular destination.
A rental car from Car Hellas Rent A Car will be a valuable help to explore the area with its natural, archaeological and other attractions.
Istro has beautiful beaches with white sand, crystal blue waters and green slopes: Karavostasi, Agios Panteleimonas and Voulisma or Chrissi Ammos, the most organized of the three and one of the most beautiful of Crete.
Very close to a small peninsula, there is the beautiful little beach of Hartalamis Kolymbos while, a little further east, the beautiful beach of Clay.
Continuing to the east, we find the beaches of Vryonissi, Kamini, Pachia Ammos, Tholos and Mochlos beach in the homonymous settlement.
With your rental car at Car Hellas Rent A Car, visit the ruins of the ancient settlement that was the port of Istro at the seaside location of Katevati.
Above Voulis is the precipitous hill of Vrokastro where there are ruins of an important Minoan city.
To the west you can see the traces of the ancient city of Lato Etera in Kritsa, to the south the traces of ancient Oleros in Messeleroi, while east, just before Pachia Ammos lies the archaeological site of Gournia and the Minoan city of Mochlos.
In this area you will find many of the beauties of Crete. Explore the Kritsa Gorge, the impressive Gorge of Ha, the Cave of the Lust in Amoudara.
Of great interest are the surrounding mountain settlements such as the picturesque village of Kritsa, one of the oldest of Crete, Meseleri, Vassiliki, Monastiraki with a wonderful view, Trypti or the picturesque fishing village Mochlos.
And of course, in short distances, the cities of Agios Nikolaos, Ierapetra and Sitia, with their museums and sights.
Your holidays in Istron will be unforgettable thanks to Car Hellas Rent A Car's impeccable car rental service with the safety and comfort of your travels!