Car rental Sicily
This is a large island and an autonomous region of Italy in the Mediterranean Sea. The region includes the Aeolian Islands, the island Ustica, the Egadi Islands, Pantelleria and the Pelagie Islands. When you use car rental in Sicily, you will fall for a place full of culture, romance and folklore. Why not compare car hire in Sicily at holidaycars.com and book in advance with no hidden costs?
Take a scenic drive through Agrigento while you rent a car
Agrigento was founded in 581 BC by the Greeks under the name Temple Valley. In 406 BC the city was largely destroyed by the Carthaginians led by Hannibal Mago. Yet there are few temples survived. These can be found in the Valle dei Templi in the south and are definitely worth visiting. Car rental in Sicily can easily bring you there after a scenic drive.
Syracuse is a city and municipality in the southeast of Sicily, located on the Ionian Sea. The Greek theater of Syracuse is one of the largest ancient theaters of antiquity. In 2005 the city along with the nearby Rocky Necropolis of Pantalica were placed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. The city boasts many ancient buildings and churches worth visiting. A rental car in Sicily would be very handy for exploring Syracuse.
The flourishing tourist town of Taormina
You can rent a car in Sicily and visit Taormina. Now a flourishing tourist town on the east coast of Sicily, it was a Greek colony in antiquity. The Teatro Greco Greco-Roman is a famous theater with stage and backstage. This is where Italy's oldest film festival Taormina International Film Festival is held. Above the Taormina on Monte Tauro lies a beautiful village Castelmola with friendly people and spectacular panoramas. The road conditions in Sicily are generally good, especially the four motorways, while the small roads in mountainous area offer fantastic views. Rent a car with some more muscle to enjoy this mountainous area even more.
Located in the northwest of the island, Palermo is the capital of the Sicily region and the Province of Palermo. The Romans conquered Palermo during the First Punic War. Under Emperor Augustus Palermo became an important port and former Roman legionaries settled themselves there. Car rental in Sicily is a great way of touring around the place with a rich architectural heritage and many Norman buildings.
Sicily is known for its pasta and pizza, but also Granita, a semi-frozen dessert originally from Sicily. The watery ice cream can be served with a sandwich, and it is usually eaten for breakfast. In the cities there are many nice restaurants where you can enjoy traditional dishes.