Visit the beautiful and ancient sights of Sardinia with a car hire from Olbia. The city is often overlooked by those travelling to Cagliari, but if you miss out on the lovely port town of Olbia, you’ll certainly be missing out on many hidden gems! Sardinia is famous for the car-enthusiasts who love to drive around the island’s scenic routes and hairpin bends. Auto Europe offers the best prices for your car rental in Olbia so let us help you get on your seaside adventure today!
Driving is conducted on the right, like in other European countries. The traffic is also quite orderly, especially when compared to other Italian cities, which are notorious for their traffic. Always wear a seat belt and never use your mobile phone whilst driving. For more information Auto Europe has also put together a guide to driving in Italy.
Most hotels have their own parking areas, so it is wise to check with where you are staying beforehand. Many parking lots are located around the city if you feel like parking your hire car there, or you can also try your luck with street-parking. The total car parking facilities for Olbia Airport are 1079 spaces, which includes 40 parking spaces for visitors with reduced mobility. Long and short term parking at Olbia Airport is located just in front of the passenger terminal. For a small fee visitors can leave their vehicle in this supervised parking lot.
The city of Olbia lies on the northeastern coast of the island of Sardinia. It is the fourth largest city on the island.
The island of Sardinia has a sunny Mediterranean climate which makes it a fantastic destination for year-round holidays, and visiting the beach and spending the day seaside. Travel in an Olbia by rental car and see some of the most famous sites. Visit the 11th century Romanesque Church of San Simplicio, designed in a Pisan style; the church houses a collection of Roman scripts. Take your car rental and venture to Sassari and spend the day relaxing on the 20 mile stretch of coastline, enriched with long sandy beaches and crystal clear waters. You could also drive your car hire to Cagliari and relax in what is is the longest beach in an Italian town, the Poetto beach.
Olbia Airport is located seven miles south of Olbia and less than fifteen minutes away from the city centre. With so many great sights and places to visit, a car hire at Olbia Airport is a great choice.
Olbia Airport (OLB)
Website: Olbia Airport
Telephone: +39 0789 563444
You will find both trains and an extensive bus network in Olbia. Local buses are run by ASPO. Bus 9 runs every half hour between Stazione Marittima and the town centre (Via San Simplicio). Local bus lines 2 and 10 run half hourly between the airport and Via Goffredo Mameli in the centre.