What a better way to explore the "green heart of Italy" than by car hire! A car hire is so much more than a mode of transport. Travel at your own pace and enjoy complete freedom. Umbria is known as the "green heart of Italy" because of the green lush landscape by the Tiber River. Due to its strategic importance, the area has many remnants of the medieval times and has several intact castles. Perugia is famous for its squares, defensive walls and architecture. Use car hire in Perugia to visit the Perugia Cathedral and the Palazzo Dei Priori in the city, or visit other sites in the area such as the nearby town of Assisi, the birthplace of St. Francis. Perugia is located in the Umbria area in Italy, which offers some of the best wines and cuisine in the world. The city also hosts one of Europe's most famous Jazz Festivals, The Umbria Jazz Festival. The festival usually takes place every July, and is beloved among jazz fans from around the globe. Auto Europe offers cheap car hire with great service. Start planning your holidays today and save on your car hire!
Perugia is a lively city with many small streets in the centre. Like most cities in Italy, traffic congestion can be an issue, especially during peak hours. To make the city centre suffer less from traffic congestion, Perugia has limited traffic zones. This means that you are only allowed to drive through areas of town during certain times and dates. Make sure to check the dates and times as this can result in traffic fines. For more information regarding driving in Italy please visit our driving information guide.
Parking your car hire in the city centre and near sights of importance can become difficult due to traffic congestion and the narrowness of the streets. Parking lots nearby the centre are your best chance to find a parking space. Please note that most parking spaces are paid parking, and are regularly checked by parking attendants.
Perugia is a city with just over 160,000 inhabitants in the Umbria region of Italy. The city is located approximately 100 miles north of Rome and 90 miles southeast of Florence. The roads are in a decent condition and with car hire from Perugia it would take only two hours to get to Rome or Florence. The Tiber River flows through the area which creates a green landscape.
Perugia Airport is located approximately 10 miles from the city centre. Most car hire companies have desks in the terminal or a shuttle bus to their location.
Perugia Airport (PEG)
Website: Perugia Airport
Address: Via dell'aeroporto snc, Sant'Egidio, Perugia, 06134 Perugia PG, Italy
Telephone: +39 075 592141.
In the city there are buses that have stops throughout the city. The buses are generally reliable but can have delays depending on the traffic in the centre. The city also has a metro line which opened in 2008. The Metro has several stops around central station. Please note that the metro and buses do not go 24/7, so be sure to check the time table when you use public transport in Perugia.