Italy Car Hire with Hertz
Superior Car rental from only
£25* per car per day.
Having a car at your disposal gives you the freedom to explore Italy and go wherever you please. There is so much to see and do in this fascinating country; so many places to discover and sights and sounds to experience.
Citalia has partnered with Hertz; providers of superior car rental for over 90 years. We have negotiated exceptional low rates and reduced excess exclusively for Citalia guests, which only applies to bookings made in the UK and will not be available once you are in Italy.
Nothing gives you the flexibility and freedom like hiring a car. Italy is a beautiful and exhilarating country to drive through; the roads are generally excellent and well-signposted, and there's nothing like being able to stop off and sit in that gorgeous hilltop trattoria you've just driven past. It's also an excellent way to combine a few days chilling at the beach, followed by a stay in the deepest hilly countryside, or to finish with a couple of days in an historic city. Cars from Hertz include economy run-arounds, family people-carriers or for the more adventurous, sleek and sporty models to get the most out of the country's stunning roads.
Citalia recommends car hire in a number of our Italian destinations, to guide you we have outlined below some of our most popular areas for hiring a car.
Tuscany and Umbria
Tuscany and Umbria are the perfect locations for a fly-drive holiday, where car hire is really the only way you can fully discover the beautiful and rugged countryside of these regions. The stunning landscapes of Tuscany boast peaceful hilltop retreats and long lines of towering cypress trees, where the scenery and unhurried rural lifestyle of this region have barley changed in over four hundred years. Driving through the region of Umbria, you will experience the journey across winding roads leading to fortified battlements and impressive medieval towns perched on the top of rolling hills, and like Tuscany, Umbria reflects a lifestyle that has not changed for centuries.
Hiring a private car in Puglia gives you the opportunity to experience this distinctive landscape first hand. Edged by rocky mountains and crystal clear waters this stunning coastline is punctuated by clusters of curious 'trulli' houses with conical roofs and white-washed walls.
Sicily is Italy's largest Island, so car hire is ideal if your staying in one of the resorts away from the busy city of Taormina*. The north of the Island boasts the main resorts of Palermo, Cefalu and Erice all offering a very different experience for travellers, but close enough for you to travel between them, by car. The motorways in Sicily are wide and well signposted, which makes driving fairly straightforward, however it can get a lot busier once you’re in the resorts and cities themselves.
*Car Hire not recommended for guests staying in Taormina.
Approximately 60 miles south of Naples, Cilento is a beautiful unspoilt area, and if you have a car this is an ideal base from which to explore other parts of southern Italy like Salerno and Naples. Cilento is famous for breathtaking cliffs and golden beaches and is home to the regions National Park. The region is also famous throughout the country for producing some of the best mozzarella cheese in Italy.
Citalia also recommends car hire in the coastal region of Liguria. Bordering France to the west and the Italian region of Piemonte to the north, the coastline of Liguria is popular with tourists for its beautiful beaches and its picturesque towns and harbours. The region's most famous town is Portofino, a tiny fishing village that has blossomed into one of Italy’s premier resorts; a heady mix of picturesque charm and high-octane glamour, with multi-coloured houses, designer boutiques and innovative galleries. For a more natural beauty wander the path-strewn hills to the crumbling Monastery in San Fruttuoso Cove, before settling down in a restaurant to a dish drizzled with pesto Genovese, the regional speciality. History buffs should seek out the Roman ruins in Ventimiglia and the region's capital Genoa, a hilly port of winding streets weighted with grand medieval palaces.
Which ever Italian destination, you choose to travel to, we can help you to devise the perfect fly-drive itinerary to capture the very best that each destination has to offer. To book or for further information on our car hire prices, simply call our dedicated Travel Centre to discuss your requirements.
For Car Hire Terms & Conditions including details of what is and is not included please see the car hire section of our Terms & Conditions