Category Archives: Italy


Do you need a car in Rome? Historians estimate that ancient Rome was a city of more than 1 million people by 210 AD. Since everyone lived at this time without mechanised transport, it’s hardly surprising that all of the most famous sites, and in particular the Coliseum, the Forum, the Pantheon and the Trevi… Read More »


Should you rent a car in Trieste? Given that there is only one major railway heading into Trieste as the line trundles along from Venice, and given that the small number of branch lines heading out of the city only have very limited service, Trieste is the sort of destination that naturally leans towards getting… Read More »


Do you need a car in Turin? Turin is one of those cities that is undoubtedly associated with cars, not just because it is the home of Fiat, but also because most Brits with associate Turin with the legendary crime caper the Italian job. So is there any reason not to pick up a red,… Read More »


Should I rent a car in Venice? Surely, when it comes to considering whether or not to get a hire car, it doesn’t get more obvious than Venice? Should I rent a car in Venice? A car can be extremely useful to explore the Dolomites. Well, actually, we happen to think that getting a hire car… Read More »


Is it worth hiring a car in Verona? Can you get around the city and continue to other places in the region without a car? Good choice of flights and car hire options – Verona has had some interesting times with attempts to develop low-cost flights through the nearby Brescia airport, and then more recently… Read More »