Car Hire in Oviedo, Spain

Car Hire in Oviedo, Spain


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Spot endangered wolves at Casa y Cercado del Lobo

Around 50 kilometres from the town centre, Casa y Cercado del Lobo is a memorable park dedicated to the endangered Iberian wolf. An insight into the race and their habits, you will also get the chance to see two wolves - Paco and Tolo - in the sprawling enclosure. Casa y Cercado del Lobo is 45 minutes from Oviedo centre, accessible by car via the A-63.

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The capital of the Asturias region, Oviedo lies in the north of Spain, near the coastal town of Gijón. Surrounded by lush green mountains and the Nalón River that snakes nearby, Oviedo is a compact but picturesque city to spend a weekend. The local University population keeps the atmosphere vibrant and the city is offset by a scattering of parks and some exceptional restaurants.

Choose car hire in Oviedo to navigate yourself around the city with ease and uncover the beautiful country that surrounds it.



The Europcar car rental experience in Oviedo

There are two Europcar stations around Oviedo. One in the centre of town and another located in the regional airport, around 47 kilometres by car from Oviedo.

Make car hire in Oviedo what you need it to be. Small groups or couples have the Seat Leon or Volkswagen Golf which are great choices for economy car hire. Larger groups and families can turn to the Toyota Avensis for more roomier transportation.

If you are moving heavier loads, a selection of van hire in Oviedo is available.

Travelling around the area? Pick up and drop off your rental car at different stations to make your trip as easy as possible. With Europcar, you can enjoy both short term and long term car hire in Oviedo.


Driving in Oviedo

When you rent a car in Oviedo you will need an EU or EEA driver’s licence. International driver’s licences are accepted but not obligatory. Be sure to carry your passport while you drive in case you are stopped.

Throughout Spain there is a maximum speed limit of 120 km/h on motorways. In cities or urban areas the limit is 50 km/h, lowering to 20 km/h in residential areas. On other roads the speed limit is 90 km/h.

There are several toll roads around the country. You can pay for these with cash, credit/debit cards, or electronically with transmitters. The latter can be purchased from banks or petrol stations.

Parking in Oviedo is comprised of lots of on-street and off-street paid parking. You can pay for parking by cash, card or smartphone apps like ElParking.

The area surrounding Oviedo is quite mountainous and subsequently the roads are winding and often thin. Take this into account when planning your journey, as distances can seem shorter on the map.


Discover Oviedo and surroundings by car

Oviedo is a great base for exploring the northern spanish countryside. The lush mountain greenery offers some incredibly scenic driving.

The largest concentration of limestone in Atlantic Europe, Los Picos de Europa National Park (85 kilometres) shows the scars of years of glacial erosion with its dramatic cliffs and lakes. This dense forestland is home to over 100 species of birds like the griffon vulture and golden eagle; in addition to deer, wolves and bears. There are several villages and churches in the area that narrate the history of Los Picos.

An hour and a half by car, the town of Léon with its soaring cathedral is a great day trip from Oviedo. Historic architecture and the modern day converge in this city - a real insight into the spirit of northern Spain.

Onwards from Oviedo you can take the coastal trail to Bilbao (284 kilometres) and San Sebastian (381 kilometres) a bit further on.

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Car hire at Oviedo is made easy with Europcar.

Friendly service, new cars and low prices are part of our every day offer. Whether you are hiring a car for business or pleasure, or you need a car or van, Europcar has the right hire car at Oviedo for you.

Europcar is looking forward to serving you at its car hire branch: Oviedo. Remember to always bring your driving license, valid credit card and additional proof of identity (such as a passport if you are hiring abroad).

Europcar’s Green Programme: At Europcar, we understand the environmental impact of car hire. That’s why we have wholeheartedly embraced a sustainable development programme and are proud to be the first car hire company at Oviedo with certified commitments.