If you’ve crossed off all the highlights in Badia, there’s lots more to discover a little farther afield. Bolzano is just 28 miles away. Travelers who make their way here typically have Museo Archeologico dell’Alto Adige near the top of their itineraries.
Here for business-related reasons? You’ll be glad to know that Forum Brixen has some wonderful hotels, restaurants and cafés close by. It’s located 16 miles from Badia.
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With your own ride, Badia is all yours to discover. People journey to this captivating city for varying reasons, and here at CarRentals.com we have the perfect car for each of them. A key priority for big families is space (and legroom). Depending on the number of family members, that could mean anything from a full-size vehicle to a van. Those on a budget love the affordability and great mileage of our smaller rentals, such as a mini or compact car. If you’d like to create an impression in Badia, you could even check out our special category for a vehicle that will make any car aficionado go wobbly at the knees.
You’ll be pleased to hear that there’s a broad range of both economy and luxury rental vehicles available in Badia. What you go with is largely dependent on how much you’re willing to spend and what you plan to do. Specialty and prestige vehicles offer the best in comfort and class. If you feel like splashing out, why not pick an elite SUV, or perhaps a cushy medium-sized vehicle? Alternatively, if you just need a car to get from A to B at the cheapest price possible, maybe go for a versatile compact vehicle (or something else that’s unlikely to break the bank).
When driving somewhere you’ve never been before, you should have a solid understanding of the local traffic rules. Here’s what you’ll need to know to hit the road in Badia with ease:
People drive on the right side of the road in Badia. Even though it may seem similar to home, we recommend driving a little more cautiously on roads you’re not familiar with.
For the most part, finding a spot to park the car in Badia is a piece of cake. If you intend to drive to one of the busier attractions in town, it’s a wise idea to look at parking options before you go.
As with most places, you can expect more traffic in the morning and afternoon rush hours. However, thanks to its smaller population of approximately 890, traffic congestion isn’t a big issue in Badia.
Speed limits vary in Badia, but usually range from 50km/h to 130km/h. Most residential zones have a top speed of 50km/h unless indicated otherwise.
Most of the time, your chosen car rental company will charge the amount listed on the fine to your credit card, including local surcharges. Or they may forward your contact details to the relevant local authority, who’ll then issue a fine to your postal address.
As is the case in many places, standard cell phone usage is not permitted while cruising around Badia. However, there is an exception for hands-free or Bluetooth capabilities. Just be sure to stay focused on the road.
While operating a vehicle in Badia, it’s a criminal offence to have a BAC (blood alcohol content) higher than 0.05%. Planning to have a drink or two over lunch or dinner? Consider grabbing a taxi or using a ride-sharing service.
Turning on a red light isn’t allowed in Badia. Always be on the alert for traffic lights and signs to ensure you don’t break any traffic laws.
Subject to a small number of exceptions, seat belts must be worn when the vehicle is in motion in South Tyrol.