Car rental in Italy
Tips for driving your rental car in Italy
If you're travelling to Italy, a rental car is the best way to reach all the spots this country has to offer. Italy is a very interesting country to explore and its capital city Rome counts 2868104 inhabitants. In Rome hosts 4.7% of the entire country's population, which counts over 61480000 inhabitants. In Italy the language spoken most widespread is Italian but people also speak German and French. The time zone in Italy is GMT+01:00 so make sure you adjust your watch at landing. We suggest adjusting your watch before take-off to help conquer jetlag! The electric plug type in Italy is C / F / L and the electric voltage is 230 V, so it could be a good idea to bring an adapter with you to protect your devices' lifetime. The calling code in Italy is +39, make sure you note this down as it can come useful at times.
More travel information about Italy
With a fuel cost in Italy averaging at 2.28 USD, driving around the country won't break the bank. Italy shares its land borders with Austria, France, San Marino, Slovenia, Switzerland and Vatican City, which mean there are plenty of road trip options for travellers wishing to explore a little further. Before crossing any border, please make sure that this is in line with the terms and conditions of your car rental as these might vary according to the supplier you rent your car from. The roads stretch for 487700, 6758 of which motorways, which ranks Italy as the 15th country in the world with the longest road system. This amount of road will let you drive across the country and discover its wonders, secret spots and the delicious local tastes. Please note that in Italy there is a Right-hand traffic law - it's important to know that the currency is the Euro (EUR). Speed limits in town are 50-70 km/h and on motorways they are 130 km/h. Bear in mind that in Italy, speaking on the phone while driving isn't allowed therefore we recommend caution at any time.
UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Italy
Italy boasts fifty-one UNESCO sites which confirm this country's important heritage. Those who visit this country for leisure certainly can't miss these spots. The top UNESCO sites are: Church and Dominican Convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie with “The Last Supper” by Leonardo da Vinci (cultural) and Rock Drawings in Valcamonica (cultural).