Avis self drive car hire in Italy

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  • 1. Milan Linate Airport

    Address: Aeroporto Milano Linate, Milano

    Phone: 02715123

    Milan Linate Airport

  • 2. Milan Malpensa Airport Terminal 1

    Address: Milano Malpensa Apt Terminal 1, Malpensa Ferno

    Phone: 025858481

    Milan Malpensa Airport Terminal 1

  • 3. Naples Airport

    Address: 570 Terminal Drive Naples Municipal Airport, Naples

    Phone: 239-643-4013

    Naples Airport

  • 4. Florence Airport

    Address: 2100 Terminal Drive Florence Regional Airport, Florence

    Phone: 843-669-76950820611678

    Florence Airport

  • 5. Rome Leonardo da Vinci (Fiumicino) Airport

    Address: Aeroporto Roma Fiumicino Via Aeroporto Di Fiumicino 320,Roma

    Phone: 0665011531

    Rome Leonardo da Vinci (Fiumicino) Airport

  • 6. Bari Palese Airport

    Address: Aeroporto Bari Palese Viale Enzo Ferrari Bari

    Phone: 0805316168

    Bari Palese Airport

  • 7. Milan-Bergamo Orio Al Serio Airport

    Address: Aeroporto Di Bergamo Bergamo

    Phone: 035330699

    Milan-Bergamo Orio Al Serio Airport

  • 8. Brindisi Papola Aeroporto

    Address: Aeroporto Di Brindisi Papola Brindisi

    Phone: 0831418826

    Brindisi Papola Aeroporto

  • 9. Verona Aeroporto Catullo

    Address: Aeroporto Valerio Catullo Piazzale Aeroporto 1 Caselle Di Sommaca

    Phone: 045-987571

    Verona Aeroporto Catullo

  • 10. Venezia Aeroporto Marco Polo

    Address: Aeroporto Marco Polo Multip P1 Iii P Via Broglio Tessera (ve)

    Phone: 0415415030

    Venezia Aeroporto Marco Polo

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Self drive car rental in Italy

One of the most sought-after destinations in not just Europe but the whole world, Italy is full of possibilities. It will come as a little surprise, that being the birthplace of cultural movements like Renaissance, Italy is home to some of the most wonderful UNESCO world heritage sights and innumerable works of art and architecture. Rent an Avis car to explore the fatal charm, romance, food, art and architecture of Italy. Even after you’re back from Italy, Italy will never really leave you, like a recurring dream on balmy nights. With an abundant of locations to begin your Italian journey, Avis has presence across all major airports, train stations and cities.

Exploring Italy

Unsurpassed natural beauty combined with a great cultural heritage, flamboyant fashion and gastronomical delights, Italy can delight every kind of traveler. A drive to the five towns of Italy's Cinque Terre in your Avis car, gliding through Venice in a Gondola, touring the Tuscan Hill Towns by car, relishing the perfect pasta in Florence, seeing an Opera in Verona's Roman Arena, stepping inside Ancient Rome, experiencing Siena's Palio, touring Lake Como, attending some of the many local festivals that Italians celebrate each year, skiing the Dolomites, trekking through Sardinia – will leave you with an authentic Italian taste.

Begin your greatest sensorial expedition from the city of Art – Rome, easily accessible by your Avis car hire. With Avis locations spread out across Rome, unlock the ancient city with ease and comfort. Flourishing with architectural marvels, antiquity and some of the greatest pieces of art, you will find masterpieces adorning not just the walls of galleries and museums but also its churches and monuments. The Colosseum and the Arch of Constantine is to Rome as the Eiffel Tower is to Paris, or Statute of Liberty is to New York. Take to the Vatican palace and gardens of St. Peter's Basilica and St. Peter's Square. Intact for almost 2000 years The Pantheon, is a sight to behold. Toss a coin at the Trevi Fountain, or stroll the ancient streets and lanes of Centro Storico. With a bevy of attractions in Rome, your Avis car is the best way to make sure you don’t miss out any.

Venice will seduce you with its charm and engulf you in a blanket of romance. The vibe of the city as much an attraction as may be its numerous palaces and churches. Love is, literally, in the air in Venice. St. Mark's Basilica, St. Mark's Square, Palazzo Ducale and Bridge of Sighs, Grand Canal, Piazza San Marco are all easily navigable in your Avis car hire.

Cultural center of Tuscany - Florence is an embodiment if Italian Renaissance. Tuscany countryside at its best, Florence is a marriage of art, architecture and antiquity. If you happen to visit Florence, don’t miss Ponte Vecchio, Michelangelo's David, Brunelleschi's Dome – some of the most iconic Italian landmarks.

Go beyond these tourist destinations to explore more of Italy through the islands of Sicily and Sardinia. Take to Milan, the home to some of the biggest artists history has produced, as well as Italy well-heeled and best dressed.

Go for a Road trip in Italy with Avis Car Rental

In a country with so much to offer, the road is yours to explore with Avis car rental. Full of attractions and hidden gems alike, the southern European country can be covered and immortalized in your memory by unlocking its treasures by hiring an Avis car in Italy.

Road trips in Italy by self drive rental car

Amalfi Coast

Bewitchingly swinging between the pristine skies and the multicoloured sea, the Amalfi Coast is pervaded by a striking maze-like network of stairways and narrow alleys, connecting the two main elements of this topography: the mountains and the sea. Deemed by UNESCO “an outstanding example of a Mediterranean landscape, with exceptional cultural and natural scenic values,” the Amalfi Coast stretches 60 kilometres and encompasses beautiful towns and villages, all with a unique culture filled with historic churches and quaint old houses. If driving alongside magnificent panoramas, and gorgeous beaches has been on your mind, then this Amalfi Coast drive in your Italy trip itinerary is the only itinerary you need to consider. The best way to explore this beautiful country is by getting a car hire in Italy. Book your Avis car rental from Salerno and commence your coastline adventure through Salerno, Ravello, Amalfi, Praiano, Positano, Sorrento, Naples.

Tuscan Wine Country

The idyllic region of Tuscany with fine wine and an amorous landscape is meant for those with an appetite as much for the road ahead as for food and wine. Florence is the best place to start this quintessential Italian road trip winding through the unspoiled Tuscan countryside at an unhurried pace. After exploring Florence, drive south to Chianti with Avis as your companion, and sample some of the best wine in the world at L'Antica Macelleria Cecchini in Panzano. The backroads will lead you to outstanding monuments of Gothic architecture in Siena. This medieval city transforms into a bundle of colour and energy during Palio day. Make a quick stop at Monteriggioni, explore Colle Di Val D’Elsa, continue down SR68 for Volterra offering an authentic Tuscan experience, refreshing breeze of the sea at Ligurian Coast’s is quintessential to a Tuscan vacation, pose for the ‘gram at the Leaning Tower Of Pisa, and culminate your trip at a sweet note at Pistoia known for world-renowned chocolatiers.


Beach lovers can rejoice with a little Sicily and a lot of seafood on their plate. The Island of Sicily abounds with Mediterranean vistas with mesmerizing views, and history spanning empires. Begin your trip in Catania, explore its Baroque buildings, relish oceanic delights at Osteria Antica Marina, before heading off to Syracuse. With some of the oldest, biggest and best attractions in Rome, Syracuse is full of hidden gems. You Avis car rental will lead you to one of the largest theaters in the whole of the ancient Greek Empire - Teatro Greco, Santa Maria delle Colonne (Cathedral), San Giovanni Crypt and Catacombs, in Syracuse. Drive from here to Noto, a fabulous baroque town with seaside breezy charm, then turn inland to Modica, featuring a Chocolate Museum before driving on to Ragusa to culminate your Sicilian adventure.

Italy driving guide

Which side of the road?

In Italy, please drive on the right side of the road. Your rental car in Italy will always be a left-hand drive.

Country driving laws

− Mobile phones may only be used with a headset or hands-free device.
− On the motorway, the lane on the right is reserved for slow vehicles, the other lanes are used to overtake.
− Trams and trains always have right of way.
− Dipped headlights must be used on two-lane highways.
− Zebra crossings (black and white stripes on the road) give pedestrians right of way to cross the road.

Speed limits

All speed signs will be in kilometres per hour (mph).

For a standard Avis rental vehicle with no trailers:
− Urban areas: lowest 31 mph (50 km/h) in cities, minor urban our of town roads are 56mph (90km/h)
− Motorways: 81mph (130km/h)
− Rural areas: 68 mph (110 km/h). Unless indicated by road signs.

Child safety / Seatbelt laws

− It is compulsory for the driver and all passengers to wear a seatbelt.
− Children aged under 12 or less than 135cm tall must be seated in an appropriate child restraint for their size
− Please note, it is the child’s parent / guardian or vehicle renter’s responsibility to fit the child seat.