If you are visiting Rome, you may be considering hiring your own private vehicle, if you are then you may be interested in learning about some of the places you can visit within a day, suing Rome as your base of operations. Florence is a short drive from Rome, and is well worth exploring, the epicentre of the Italian Renaissance and famous for its great works of art such as Michelangelo’s David in the Accademmia Gallery, a must visit for art buffs. How about a day trip to Pompeii? Learn all about the tragedy that befell this city, and find out which facts are true, and which are myths and legend, a fascinating if somewhat disturbing day trip.
Ostia Antica is an ancient Roman port city and easily reached by car from Rome, you will be able to view many Roman archaeological sites, including the archaeological park which contains statues, frescos and some well preserved mosaic floors. Leonardo Da Vinci International Airport is the main airport serving Rome and the surrounding area, it also makes a great pick-up and drop-off location for your hire car, all of the main international and European hire companies operate from the airport including Europacar, Budget, Avis and Hertz, along with quite a few less well known local companies. Your rental agent will be able to help you with maps and driving directions to any of the places mentioned above.