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Driving in Italy: The Italian Job

Driving in Italy: The Italian Job

February 27, 2014

Driving in Italy can often feel like a scene out of The Italian Job, whether you’re in the city or off the beaten path, but with a few tips, some Dutch courage, and bit of experience, you’ll be driving like an Italian in no time!

On a recent trip to the beautiful south of Italia, we decided to hire a car to have the freedom to go where we wanted, when we wanted, and for as long as we wanted – and apart from a few hair-raising moments around the Amalfi Coast, it was well worth it!

Tips on driving Italian Autostrada or toll roads

Tips on driving Italian Autostrada or toll roads

January 21, 2013

[This is an excerpt from our Driving in Italy ebook, which you can download for free Click Here. A repeat client recently told me as we were planning their Italy trip, “We want to rent a car, but I didn’t…

Tips for driving in the mountains in Italy

Tips for driving in the mountains in Italy

September 06, 2011

[Download our free Driving in Italy ebook by entering your email address here. Driving anywhere in Italy is not straightforward for many travelers, and there are many general things travelers to Italy need to know about driving. But travelers to…

Driving in Italy? 10 Italy driving tips

Driving in Italy? 10 Italy driving tips

March 30, 2011

[Download our free Driving in Italy ebook by entering your email address here. So you’ve given some thought on whether to rent a car in Italy, and decided to go for it. You’ll have more freedom, but I do think…

Renting a car in Italy: should you or shouldn’t you?

Renting a car in Italy: should you or shouldn’t you?

July 13, 2010

[This is an excerpt from our Driving in Italy ebook, which you can download for free here. Having a car on your Italian vacation can be an expensive hassle, or it can be a means to more independence and a…

Calculate the price of gas in Italy in 3 easy steps

Calculate the price of gas in Italy in 3 easy steps

November 25, 2009

[Download our free Driving in Italy ebook by entering your email address here. Three steps in order to calculate the price of gas in Italy? You might be thinking, can’t I just read what it says on the sign? Well, yes….

How To Drive Like an Italian: 10 Italy driving tips

How To Drive Like an Italian: 10 Italy driving tips

July 22, 2009

[This is an excerpt from our ebook Driving in Italy. Download it for free, Click Here. Italians have a reputation for being crazy drivers, and sure, you may see some crazy drivers especially in cities. But I would argue that…

Driving in Italy: 5 Easy Ways to Get Italian ZTL Fines and How to Avoid One

Driving in Italy: 5 Easy Ways to Get Italian ZTL Fines and How to Avoid One

June 24, 2009

This is an excerpt from our Driving in Italy ebook, which you can download for free by entering your email address Click Here. Anyone who is planning to drive in Italy needs to be aware of Limited Traffic Zones, or Zona…

Road Signs in Italy

Road Signs in Italy

June 11, 2009

[This is an excerpt from our Driving in Italy ebook, which you can download for free, Click Here. If your Italy itinerary includes driving in Italy, you’ll need to familiarize yourself with some key Italian road signs. Just like the language…

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