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If your trip to Otranto is all sorted out but your itinerary is a bit on the empty side, we can give you a few hints and tips.
Plan a stop at Otranto Castle. It's one sight you'll find on many visitors' must-do lists. If you still have some space on your itinerary, Otranto Waterfront and Otranto Cathedral will keep you amused too.
There's no reason to spend all your time in Otranto, particularly when world-renowned landmarks are just a day trip away. Holy Cross Cathedral is worth a visit. It's located in Lecce, 22 miles away.
Nothing screams vacation like hopping in the car, putting on some tunes and heading to the seaside. Otranto has some amazing beaches close by, so grab your favorite book (and a kite if there's a breeze) and take a road trip to one of these popular options:
Avoid spending an arm and a leg on a rental car by following our top tips:
With your own rental vehicle, Otranto is all yours to discover. People journey to this appealing city for lots of reasons, and here at CarRentals.com we have an unique car for each of them. The top priority for large families is space. Depending on the size of the family, that could mean anything from a full-size vehicle to a 12-passenger van. Travelers on a budget usually prefer the fuel-efficiency and affordability of our smaller rentals, such as a mini or an economy. If you're looking to make an impressive entrance in Otranto, you could even browse our special category for a ride that'll make any car aficionado wobbly at the knees.
Sometimes it's all about the journey, which makes finding the right car important. If you're about to embark on an unforgettable road trip around Otranto, a comfortable SUV could be the perfect solution. If you want the best possible deal and plan to stick to city driving, a versatile compact is hard to beat. All you need to do is decide what's the best fit, throw your bags in the trunk, and hit the road.
There's more to hitting the road in Otranto than just buckling up and putting the key in the ignition. Brush up on some of the most important traffic laws here:
You'll need to stick to the right when driving in Otranto. Not only that, exercise some extra caution if it's your first time on the road here. Once you're used to how the locals drive, you can relax and start enjoying the scenery!
Getting a parking spot in Otranto is a cinch. You won't have to circle the block in heavy traffic here — and that's what the locals love about it. There's plentiful off and on-street parking available.
Since the population of Otranto is approximately 4,900, you shouldn't encounter too much trouble with traffic. However, downtown streets are generally busier before and after work hours, so you may want to avoid driving during these times.
While cruising through the streets of Otranto, keep in mind that the speed limits range from 50 km/h to 130 km/h. Most residential zones are 50 km/h unless signed otherwise.
Most of the time, your chosen rental company will charge the fined amount to your credit card. Alternatively, the company may forward your contact details to local authorities so they can issue a fine straight to you.
It's against the law to use your cell phone while you're behind the wheel in Otranto, and you could even be charged a fine for simply handling a phone when you're in control of a vehicle. However, the use of hands-free or Bluetooth functions is allowed, as long as you keep your attention on the road.
The legal BAC (blood alcohol content) limit when driving in Otranto is 0.05%. If you're in the mood for a big night out, leave the car behind and organize a different way of getting home instead.
You aren't permitted to turn at a red light in Otranto. If you encounter one, take the opportunity to enjoy a couple of mindful moments until the light turns green.
Subject to a small number of exceptions, seat belts must be worn when the vehicle is in motion in Lecce (province).