There is nowhere in Italy quite as iconic as Tuscany. The rolling green countryside of olive groves and vineyards are punctuated by pretty hilltop villages, Cyprus trees and little winding roads that lend to road trips using a car hire Italy.
Tenerife makes up one of the Canary Islands and lies off the coast of West Africa. The mountainous island is dominated by Spain's largest volcano, Mount Teide. Tenerife is ideal for road trips. For decades it has attracted tourists with it's year-round good climate, mouthwatering cuisine, long stretches of white sandy beach and lively nightlife.
Sicily is the largest of the Mediterranean Islands and lies off the boot of Italy. Over the last two millenniums, it's been ruled over by the Spaniards, Arabs, Greeks and Romans, all of which have left their mark on the food, culture and architecture. Across this stark landscape flanked by picturesque turquoise oceans lies ruins of temples, as well as the continent's largest active volcano.
There is no other place on earth that sums up the glitz and glamour of the Mediterranean than the French Riviera. One of Europe's most gorgeous coastlines, the vast stretch of the Cote d'Azur has long attracted the rich and famous who come to dine in magnificent seafood restaurants, while away afternoons on the pristine beaches and sail their yachts along the calm ocean.
The stunning Eastern coastline of Spain offers one of the most captivating road trips through the country – taking in everything from the multicultural buzz of Barcelona, through to historic ruins, dramatic natural landscapes, and charming little villages. A private car rental is the best way to enjoy your road trip through Spain, letting you take in the sights at your leisure, and make the most out of the experience.
Lying in the Mediterranean Sea, Crete is Greece's largest island. Characterized by the White Mountains and known as the legendary birthplace of the Greek god Zeus, the island doesn't disappoint on both scenery and history. Perfect for a road trip, you can expect to drive up winding mountain roads, past stark landscapes of Cyprus trees, and around bays dotted with white washed Greek houses in your car hire.
The beautiful Algarve lies on the southern coast of Portugal. From this rocky coastline, the Portuguese sailed off to discover the New World in the 15th century. Fast forward to today, and this Mediterranean region, which runs from the pretty little town of Sagres to the west all the way to Spanish border in the east, is a holiday hotspot.