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Road trip through sophisticated and beautiful Italy

road trip through italy

 

Explore temperamental and beautiful Italy with your Lejebil.com rental car. Start your road trip in Milan and drive via famous cities Pisa, Florence, Rome, the breathtaking Amalfi Coast to Catania in Sicily. From Milan, the Northern part of Italy, to Catania, located in Southern Italy, will take you about 20 hours and 20 minutes. Enjoy extensive beaches, great cities with a interesting history, colored villages and of course delicious food matched with the perfect wine! Start your adventurous road trip through Italy with Lejebil.com!

Milan Elegant and sophisticated Milan

Start your road trip in elegant Milan

Here you will find many exclusive brands, beautiful architecture and don’t forget the sophisticated inhabitants. Art, fashion and high-tech are very important for the city. The best way to find out about all the work of Italy’s best and most creative is to pay a visit to the Design Museum, Teatro alla Scala (known as La Scala), The Las Supper and of course the extravagant Gothic cathedral. After some shopping and sightseeing you can join the people in the many bars and restaurants. Milan has the highest number of Michelin stars in the country!

Cinque Terre Point Cinque Terre Point almost looks like a painting

Breathtaking Cinque Terre Point

Small colored houses that seem to be stuck to the rocks, breathtaking vistas, small bays with small boats and surrounded by fabulous nature. It is not a surprise that it is included on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Cinque Terre Point exists of five picturesque villages: Monterosso, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola and Riomaggiore. Every village has its own characteristics and all are worth a visit. In Cinque Terre Point you can combine fine dining with sailing and swimming!

The Leaning Tower in Pisa The Leaning Tower in Pisa

Pisa, a big surprise!

Every year Pisa attracts many tourists who want to see the architectural project that went terribly wrong: the world-famous Leaning Tower. Unfortunately not many people know that the city has a lot more to offer.  The city has a vibrant and lively city center thanks to the University that draws students from over the entire country. You will also find Romanesque buildings and Gothic churches. If you look further than just paying a visit to Piazza dei Miracoli, you will find out that the city has a lively street dominated by locals instead of tourists.

Florence View over charming Florence

Enchanting Florence

This charming city hardly changed since the Renaissance. The cozy streets, impressive churches, marble basilicas and world-class art museums with paintings and sculptures by the famous Botticcelli, Michelangelo et al, Florence got it all! The entire city center of Florence is a Unesco World Heritage site. Quality of food and wine is very important for the inhabitants. The city is surrounded by hills where you will find many vineyards. Florence is a real gourmet paradise but you will also find raw cuisine, stylish cocktail bars, wine tastings and fish bistros.

Rome Combine history with the best coffee bars and restaurants

Spectaculair history in Rome

Rome is the capital and largest city of Italy. Famous ancient icons such as Colosseum, Pantheon and Roman Forum recall the city’s golden age as the capital of the world. The historical city center is on the Unesco World Heritage list. Combine many highlights such as St. Peter’s basilica in Vatican city, the Trevi Fountain and the Monument of Victor Emanual ll with the many outstanding coffee bars and restaurants. Looking for some music, great food and wine? The district Trastevere has it all! Live music, many cozy restaurants who serve delicious Italian food!

Amalfi Coast The incredible Amalfi Coast will steal your heart

The treasure of Italy: The incredible Amalfi Coast

The Amalfi Coast is a string of fabulous towns in all kinds of colors and shapes. The pastel-coloured town Positano is the favorite place of the rich. You will find many boutiques and luxurious restaurants there. More to the west you will find  the charming and most popular town Sorrento. From here you can easily travel to the nearby islands and other villages. Just keep in mind that you are not the only one visiting Sorrento! Turquoise seas, huge cliffs with colored houses, many fine hotels and restaurants and the perfect place to make the most beautiful pictures.

Catania, Sicily Fresh seafood at La Pescheria market

Enjoy fresh seafood in Catania

Catania in Sicily is known for its iconic pasta alla Norma! There are many versions of this pasta but the main ingredients are aubergines and the salted ricotta that is sprinkled over the top. Of course you need to visit the volcano named Mount Etna. On a clear day you can see it from the shopping centre of Catania! A true must visit is the La Pescheria market. Here they sell all kinds of fresh caught fish and seafood. It is actually one of the biggest fish markets of Italy and we can tell you that the delicious fresh fish smell will lure you to the market.

Do you want to make a road trip through Italy? Book your Lejebil.com rental car or contact our customer service team for any questions!

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