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Hire a car and say Ciao to Italy

One of the must sees of Europe, Italy has so much to offer with its intoxicating beauty, extravagant art, history and people. There are several regions to Italy, each with its own highlights and reasons to visit.

A great way to explore this fascinating country rich in culture by the flexibility and freedom of an Italian hire car from DriveAway Holidays. Discover the unique way of Italian life and the diverse landscapes between the north and south with the independence that comes with your car hire.

To make your car rental experience hassle free we have put together some driving tips and hints that we hope will be helpful to you when driving through Italy.

Experience Italy

DriveAway Holidays makes hiring your car in Italy easy and affordable. Start your journey by picking up your hire car in one of the 400 depots we have located throughout the major airport, cities, railway stations and regional areas of Italy.

In the North you will find the impressive Italian Alps, along with vibrant cities such as Genoa, Milan and Bologna, each home to impressive sights and attractions, as well as slightly varied cultures unique to the area. One city in particular not to be missed here is Venice, located on the north east coast.

Central Italy is arguably the most popular part of the country. Here you can visit Rome, complete with ancient ruins of the Pantheon and Colosseum, the Spanish Steps, and the Vatican. Rome is one of the most visited cities in the world, and you can collect your rental car downtown, or at either of the airports, and be off to see the sights as soon as you arrive.

Down in the south, Italy is different once again. Here you will find the cities of Naples, Bari and Brindisi, as well as the island of Sicily, home to Catania and Palermo. The beaches in this region are particularly scenic and perfectly suited for a driving holiday, with your hire car you can cruise along the coastline and find yourself the perfect stretch of sand.

Cities (To and From) Distance (Approx. km) Travel Time (Approx. hr)
Florence to Milan 305 3
Florence to Pisa 85 1.25
Milan to Genoa 150 1.75
Milan to Venice 270 2.5
Naples to Florence 475 4.25
Naples to Messina 495 5.5
Pisa to Genoa 155 1.5
Rome to Venice 530 5
Rome to Florence 280 2.75
Rome to Sorrento 265 3

Car Hire in Italy with DriveAway

Booking a hire car in Italy is easy with DriveAway Holidays. Enter your travel dates and pick up and drop off locations in the booking engine above to secure a great rate today. For more information on car hire please contact us online or call 1300 363 500.

*Conditions apply: Book and pay by 29th Feb 2016. See our specials page for more information.

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