If your trip to Istres is all sorted out but your itinerary is looking a bit empty, let us give you a helping hand.There’s nothing more enjoyable than exploring new places. While you’re here, Le Village Des Marques and Saint Blaise Archaeolgical Site ought to be among them. If you still have lots of stamina and space on that itinerary, Golf Ouest Provence Mirama also awaits.
Istres is amazing, there’s no doubt about it — but there’s loads more to discover just a little farther out. Climb back into the driver’s seat and enjoy a new adventure in Frontignan Plage. This popular day-trip destination features some interesting attractions, such as Paul Valery Museum.
Istres boasts some picturesque stretches of coastline, and there’s no better way to explore them than from behind the wheel of your very own rental car. See what interesting shells and treasures you can find strewn along the shoreline of one of these top beaches:
Plage de la Romaniquette (4 miles away).
Plage de l’Ours (10 miles away).
Martigues Garden Beach (11 miles away).
With your very own set of wheels, Istres is all yours to discover. People make their way to this alluring city for loads of reasons, and here at CarRentals.com we have a unique 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 car to a 12-passenger van. Travelers on a budget enjoy the great gas mileage of our smaller cars, such as a mini or compact car. If you want to turn some heads in Istres, you could even have a glimpse at our special category for a vehicle that will make any car enthusiast go weak at the knees.
Sometimes it’s all about the journey, which makes choosing the right car important. If you’re planning an unforgettable road trip around Istres, a spacious SUV could be your perfect match. If you’d like a fantastic bargain and plan to stick to city driving, a versatile compact is a wise pick. All you have to do is choose what will suit you best, throw your bags in the back seat, and hit the road.
Motorists drive on the right-hand side of the road in Istres. Even though the conditions may be similar to home, we suggest driving a little more carefully in a new destination.
One of the great things about vacationing in a smaller city is less traffic, so you won’t need to stress too much about peak-hour gridlock. With a population of roughly 44,400, you can expect a smooth Istres driving experience.
Finding a car space in Istres can take time. That’s why many travelers book a hotel that comes with a parking lot. When leaving the car around the city, pay close attention to the signage. Overstaying the maximum time limit could result in a large fine.
Most residential areas in Istres have a 50km/h speed limit. Outside these built-up areas, the speed limits typically range between 50km/h and 130km/h.
Most of the time, your chosen rental car company will charge the fined amount to your credit card. Alternatively, the company may provide your contact information to local authorities so they can send a fine straight to you.
By law everyone must wear a seat belt. However, there are exceptions for certain vehicles run by public transportation networks.
It’s against the law to use your cell phone while driving around Istres, and you could even receive a fine for just holding a phone when you’re in control of a vehicle. That being said, the use of hands-free or Bluetooth functions is permitted, as long as your attention remains on the road.
In Istres, it’s against the law to operate a vehicle with a BAC (blood alcohol content) over 0.05%. If you’re going to have a few drinks with dinner, it’s a good idea to leave your car behind.
Road rules in Istres allow drivers at a red light to turn into the direction of traffic nearest to them without waiting for it to turn green. Before making the maneuver, the vehicle must fully stop and the driver must be sure that the way is clear before continuing on.