Save money on your car rental in Palermo comparing the cheapest car hire offers for this amazing Sicilian location; with out website you can hire different vehicles from cars belonging to the “Mini” category like Smart ForTwo and Fiat 500 to convertible cars like the Citroen DS3 Cabriolet which can accommodate up to 4 people. We use the best car hire companies at Palermo airport (Alamo, Locauto Rent, WinRent, Keddy, Thrifty, Sicily by car, Hertz, Green Motion, Italy car rent, Enterprise, Sixt, and EuropCar) to make sure that you get the right hire car for your needs and we cater for everyone from solo visitors to those with large families.
With an airport serving the city and a comprehensive road network, Palermo is an ideal place to hire a car, a choice that gives you the best and most effective access to the many attractions in and around the city, plus the rest of the Sicilian landscape. Just fill in the fields of the form you find on this page and check for cheap rental fares.
We rent models similar to 7 passengers vans like the Ford S Max and 9 passengers/seater minivan like the Volkswagen Caravelle 9-seat minivan. Choosing to rent a minivan in Palermo means that you and your family can get around as and when you want, with no restrictions on what you decide to do with your time on the island.
Just 20 miles and a short drive from Palermo is the major airport, known as Palermo International Punta Raisi Falcone–Borsellino Airport, which is the perfect place from which to hire a car for your Sicilian adventure. With more than four million passengers using the facilities each year and approximately 40,000 aircraft movements Palermo Airport is not as busy as that across the island at Catania, but still ranks as one of the busiest in Italy. Regular flights to important European destinations including London, Brussels and Paris make this a convenient airport for visitors to Sicily, while seasonal flights farther afield to New York also add to the appeal.
Palermo Airport is a recent one having been instigated mainly in the 1990’s, and has grown rapidly thanks to increased interest in the beautiful island of Sicily and Palermo in particular. Easy to get to from the capital and other cities, and offering excellent access to some of the most impressive sights and attractions on the island, Palermo Airport is rapidly becoming established as one of the most important transport hubs in Sicily and boasts excellent road links for hire car drivers.
Also impressive is the link to the main Sicilian rail network which gives access to many of the towns and cities within the island, although it cannot be stressed how convenient a hire car is for taking in the many varied sights on Sicily in your own time. The airport has its own direct road link taking visitors to and from the site itself, which joins the main E90 motorway. This central road takes drivers close to many of the surrounding towns and cities, while the city of Palermo itself, with its origins almost 3000 years ago, is surely the main attraction.
Address: Località Punta Raisi, 90145 Cinisi PA, Italy | Phone: +39 800 541 880
The fascinating an historic city of Palermo, capital of Sicily, is a popular and highly recommended tourist destination with plenty to offer visitors of all ages. With a history dating back some 2700 years the city is replete with a wealth of historical and cultural delights, and is a perfect slice of Sicilian lifestyle.
Home to some important historic buildings, and famed for its unique local cuisine, Palermo has rapidly become one of the most popular Italian resorts and using car rental Palermo airport, visitors can take in the many attractions of the city and the local area with ease and affordably.
Beginning with the architecture, Palermo offers some of the most spectacular examples of religious buildings in all of Italy, yet the quaint local touch shines through. The stunning Palermo Cathedral, central to the city, is typical in that it has been added to across the years, the result being an interesting mix of styles that renders it unique.
The Norman style of the San Cataldo is also of interest in historical terms, while many more churches offer a diverse look at the developments of architecture throughout the ages.
Address: Corso Vittorio Emanuele, 90040 Palermo | Phone: +39.091.334373.
The Norman Palace
Further attractions in Palermo include the also the Norman Palace (Palazzo dei Normanni), a quite spectacular palace dating from ancient times that is considered to be one of the most impressive in all of Italy, plus many interesting museums dedicated to the history of the city. The old city walls, which survive in some places, are also popular tourist attractions, while Palermo is regarded as a musical city and is home to two famed opera houses.
Address: Piazza Indipendenza, 1, 90129 Palermo | Phone: +39.091.6262833.
It is not just the ancient that is celebrated in Palermo, for very much in the here and now is the famous local cuisine. The city is home to a number of highly regarded restaurants, and cafes abound in the traditional Piazzas, or squares, while the nightlife in the city is also vivid with many lively bars and other attractions in easy reach. A thriving economic centre, Palermo also features some interesting shopping areas and is the hub of culture and industry for the whole of Sicily, and where tourism is concerned there could not be a better base from which to hire a car and explore this quite delightful island.
The Patron Saint
With an excellent adjacent road and rail network, as well as the local airport, Palermo is easy to get to and a fun place to visit. As with many Italian cities there are events associated with the patron saint, in this case Saint Rosalia, for whose feast day on July 15th each year there is a spectacular and popular parade and celebration, which typically enhances the reputation of Palermo as a centre for wonderful food, in particular local produce including fruit and vegetables.
With a rental car at your disposal you can get the full experience of Palermo and the surrounding area, and the wonderful landscape, towns and villages that the region provides home to are well worth exploring to the full.