What you should know before hiring a car in Brindisi
|Brindisi city centre|
|Brindisi-Salento Airport (BDS): 2 mi from city centre|
Car hires in Brindisi: practical information
Where to rent a car in Brindisi
Europcar, Maggiore Rent Italy, Sicily By Car: these are just a few of the car hire companies on offer at Brindisi Airport. The selection and prices make it a no-brainer. Pick up your Brindisi rent car from the airport and find yourself in the city centre within half of an hour!
If you’re arriving to the city by train, there’s good news: options for rental cars from Brindisi city centre are numerous and savings abound. To save time and money, make a quick search online before you go and compare the deals to find the best offers.
Driving in Brindisi: parking and other tips
There is parking available in and around the harbour, plenty of it! It’s not guarded though so never, ever, leave anything valuable in your car hire in Brindisi while you’re away from it. There is (almost) always parking near the city’s main attractions.
Outside of the busy hours of the day, it’s best to keep your Brindisi rental car in a secure parking lot or parked in the streets along the blue lines. Of course, the best would be to book a room at a Brindisi hotel that also offers free parking to guests.
Road trips from Brindisi: what to do, what to see
A tour of Brindisi starts at the beautiful Aragonese castle, the symbol of the city, also known as the Red Castle. It’s located on the island of Saint Andrew and dates back to the year 400 AD. Tired? There’s still so much to see from the beaches of Torre Santa Sabina to the historical city centre. Between ancient palaces, stop for a coffee or maybe a gelato before heading off again.
It is about an hour’s drive from Brindisi and is one of the most beautiful places in the province of Brindisi. Starting in the city centre, you’ll notice right away the spectacular castles and churches on view. Want to get better acquainted with the city? Head up to Torre Guaceto or Torre Santa Sabina for views out over the area. For beaches, try Lido Specchiolla, with fine golden sand, a true paradise.
This city’s name is inspired by the characteristic colour of its houses, painted a pristine and dazzling white. A trip to this town promises to be a historic one! The medieval village offers a glimpse into what it must have looked like a few hundred years ago, strategically placed atop a hill. From here, it’s a remarkable view out over the region.