If your trip to Almeria is all organized but your travel itinerary is a bit on the empty side, we can give you a helping hand.Stop by Almeria Cathedral. It’s one attraction you’ll find on many visitors’ to-do lists. If you still have some room on that schedule, Church of Our Lady of the Sea and Puerta de Purchena Square will keep you amused as well.
If you’re looking for things to do around Almeria, you certainly aren’t going to be disappointed! Sombrerico Beach, just 35 miles away, is home to some great attractions that’ll keep you occupied. Looking for an excuse to go and have a look? El Mirador del Castillo and Playa Venta del Bancal ought to work nicely. If you need any more convincing, also consider Fuente Publica de Mojacar.
There’s nothing like rolling down the car window and feeling the salty sea air in your hair while you’re driving along the seaside. Pack some food and spend a few hours relaxing at one of the lovely beaches near Almeria. Popular options include:
Cala de los Ahogados (3 miles away).
Cala de La Garrofa (3 miles away).
Playa del Charco (12 miles away).
Situated 8 miles from Almeria, Palacio de Exposiciones y Congresos Cabo de Gata is a fabulous place to go for a conference. After a long day of networking, you’ll be able to hop behind the wheel of your rental car and drive out to a nearby café or go for a relaxing cruise around the area.
Having your own ride in Almeria will give you the freedom to go wherever you like. Maybe you just can’t wait to leave the big city behind, hit the country roads, and go where the wind blows. If that’s the case, grab one of our mid-size or full-size SUVs and take in the sandy shores in the surrounding area. If you just want to soak up city life, jump behind the wheel of something small. Dashing around heavy traffic and busy streets will be much less stressful with a compact or mini car.
For some, owning a luxury vehicle is little more than a lofty dream. But renting your dream car is far easier than you think! Picture yourself cruising the open roads in a snazzy convertible, even if it’s only for a short while. Or perhaps all you’re looking for is a budget ride to get you quickly and safely from point A to point B. Extravagant or economical? Whatever you decide, there’s a rental car to suit you in Almeria.
In Almeria, motorists stick to the right-hand side. When road-tripping someplace new, it’s always a smart idea to opt for an automatic vehicle. That way, you can concentrate on the road ahead and not worry about gear changes.
Finding a car space in Almeria shouldn’t be too hard. Of course, it depends on the time and place — you may have trouble parking in the very center during busy periods.
As with many cities, you can expect slightly heavier traffic in the early and late rush hours. However, thanks to its smaller population of around 188,800, traffic gridlock isn’t much of an issue in Almeria.
While cruising through the streets of Almeria, keep in mind that the speed limits usually range from 50km/h to 120km/h. Residential zones are 50km/h unless indicated otherwise.
Normally your chosen car rental company will bill the amount detailed on the fine to your credit card, including local taxes. Otherwise, they may supply your information to the relevant local authority, who’ll then issue a fine directly to you.
It’s against the law to use your cell phone while cruising in your car around Almeria, and you may even be charged a fine for just holding your phone when you’re in control of a vehicle. That being said, using hands-free or Bluetooth functions is allowed, as long as your focus remains on the road.
In Almeria, it is a fineable offence to operate a vehicle with a BAC (blood alcohol content) greater than 0.05%. If you’re planning to have a drink or two, it’s a good idea to leave the car at your hotel.
Turning on a red light is a big no-no in Almeria. Always be on the lookout for traffic signs and lights so that you don’t break any road rules.
You bet. However, there are a few exceptions for certain vehicles run by public transportation networks.