Rent a car in Somma-Lombardo with Europcar
Located in the north of Italy, near the magnificent lakes, Somma-Lombardo is a great base from which to visit these natural attractions, as well as the fashion capital of Milan. Rent a car in Somma-Lombardo to really make the most of this great location.
The Europcar car rental experience in Somma-Lombardo
There are several Europcar stations near Somma-Lombardo and in the surrounding area. If you are arriving by plane, the most convenient station to pick up your hire car is at Milan Malpensa Airport.
From the classic Fiat Panda to a Peugeot 208, our fleet has many great options for economy car hire. We also have larger family car hire options such as the Peugeot 3008 to transport families or larger groups in comfort and safety.
Van rental is also available with several sturdy and reliable options for transporting heavy loads.
For total flexibility, car and van hire is available for short and long periods to suit you.
Driving in Somma-Lombardo
On the road in Italy, the speed limit is a maximum of 130 km/h on motorways, 100 km/h on main roads and 90 km/h on secondary roads. In and around cities and urban areas, the speed varies between 50 and 70 km/h.
In Italy there are two separate speed limits for wet and dry weather. In wet weather conditions on main roads, the speed reduces to 90 km/h and to 110 km/h on motorways.
At Milan Malpensa Airport short and long stay parking is available with payment on exit by cash or credit/debit card. Elsewhere around Somma-Lombardo, any paid parking spaces are indicated by blue markings or road signs.
Across Italy most motorways have tolls which are paid when you reach them, either with cash or credit/debit card.
Keep an eye on your fuel level as many petrol stations are not open on Sundays. Also, be aware that not all petrol stations accept debit/credit cards so it is sensible to carry some cash.
Discover Somma-Lombardo and its surroundings by car
Somma-Lombardo is a peaceful town, with a historic centre that offers spectacular views of the Lombardy countryside and the Alps beyond. The Castle Visconteo is a 9th century attraction definitely worth a visit. An ancient fortress with leafy turrets, Visconteo was once used to defend the territory along the Milanese border. Walk around the grounds or head inside to see the stunning 17th century frescoes and mythological paintings.
Around 50 minutes away by car, Milan is a great city to explore. Cool coffee shops, cocktail bars, modern architecture and chic boutiques make for a great day trip.
Further afield from Somma-Lombardo, there is easy access to other areas of northern Italy. Lake Como is 44 kilometres away, Milan 49 kilometres away, and Bergamo 88 kilometres away, giving plenty of options for exploring.
One of the most popular destinations, Lake Como is a must-visit for anyone in this area. As majestic as it is beautiful, visit Como to experience the palaces and gardens dotted around the lakeside. Make sure you visit Villa Balbianello, the Duomo of Como, and the botanical gardens in the Hotel Villa Cipressi. A Europcar hire car makes experiencing the beauty of Lake Como easy and convenient, allowing you to explore at your own pace.
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