Italy is one of the most popular destinations in the world. It is placed right in the middle of the Mediterranean so their climate is warm and sunny. However Italy is much more than just good weather, it has constantly had a prominent place in history, leading the way in architecture, culture and let's not forget cuisine. It is clear that Italy caters to holidaymakers with a diverse range of interests. With Hertz car hire, the Italian countryside with its blend of mountains, lakes and hidden beaches is a perfect holiday destination that has so much to offer so go explore the region to its full potential.
Italy cities have a multitude of things to see and do but if you prefer a more sedate pace the small little towns and villages that are dotted all around Italy might be to your liking. Hiring a car with Hertz will give you the freedom to do whatever you want, whether that is to see the world's first city to have over a million inhabitants, Rome, or travel the quiet roads in some of the most spectacular scenery the country has to offer. So rent a car in Italy and explore some of the most stunning architecture in the world û the Scuola Grande di San Rocco nestled in the heart of Venice is nothing short of spectacular.
The Costiera Amalfitana, or Amalfi Coast, is widely considered Italy's most scenic stretch of coastline that has been deemed by UNESCO "an outstanding example of a Mediterranean landscape, with exceptional cultural and natural scenic values," the coast was awarded a much sought after spot on the World Heritage list in 1997, and rightly so. The roads along the Amalfi Coast are famously winding and a joy to drive if not a bit challenging. Add in spectacular views and beautiful towns like Ravello and Amalfi, this road trip offers one of the more exciting driving experiences in Europe. The popular Amalfi Coast route follows the shoreline from Sorrento south to Salerno on the SS163.