Start a driving holiday in the UK or further afield with car hire in Harwich from Europcar. Harwich International Port offers a direct route to the Hook of Holland where the nearest car hire branch is Rotterdam or for passengers disembarking in Denmark, Europcar has convenient location in Esbjerg.
For visitors wishing to explore some of the historic nearby towns Colchester and Ipswich are both within easy driving distance and offer numerous opportunities to enjoy local tourist attractions.
Harwich driving holidays Harwich itself has always been a busy port town providing shipping with a sheltered deep water port. There are many buildings of historic interest in the town many of which are in the old town which is a conservation area. The town itself has medieval origins although many of the older buildings lie hidden behind later 18th century facades. There is also a lighthouse, lifeboat station and 17th century Treadwheel Crane to visit. Nearby Colchester, Britain's oldest recorded town, is just a 30 minute drive from Harwich.
Touring the attractions in this town in a hire car ensures plenty of time to get round all the favourites such as the zoo, castle, museums, galleries and impressive Roman ruins. Located on the banks of the River Orwell, Ipswich is just 40 minutes from Harwich and is another ancient town with a reputation for living history blending seamlessly with modernity.
Take it all in from a river cruise or follow the Blue Plaques through the town. Harwich car hire made easy with Europcar Book your Harwich car hire with Europcar and enjoy up to 25% off when you pay online. Booking is simple with our search, select, book process and you can add all those labour saving extras online too like child seats and satellite navigation devices.