Car hire Florence information
The capital of Tuscany lies in central Italy
on the Arno River and has a population of approx. 400,000. In addition to tourism, the main branches of trade are primarily the wine trade and fashion. The central University of Florence was founded in 1321. Florence is well-known throughout the world. This is mainly because of the cultural history of the city. In the Middle Ages historical world figures such as Leonardo da Vinci, Galileo Galilei and Michelangelo lived and worked in Florence. This is still evident today in the countless museums and of course in the historical old town. There are many examples of Florence’s outstanding architecture here. This includes many palaces and churches from many epochs. Incidentally, Florence has city partnerships with places in countries such as Japan, Turkey
. Travellers can explore the city very well by hired car. A hired car is also very practical for visits to relatively close cities such as Genoa
, Rome (where you should have a bit more time and take a room at one of the many hotels in Rome ), Milan and Pisa
. Thanks to two motorway links it’s easy to get to your desired destination quickly.