If your trip to Taranto is all booked but your travel itinerary is looking a bit empty, let us give you a helping hand.Not too far from the city center, Ponte Girevole is one spot you might like to consider adding to your to-do list. If you still have some space on your travel itinerary, National Archaeological Museum of Taranto and Cathedral of San Cataldo will keep you busy as well.
Taranto has some spectacular sights, but there’s even more to keep you busy in the surrounding area. How does a world-renowned attraction sound? Travelers from all over the world make a stop at Monument to Italian Sailors. You can reach it from Brindisi, 40 miles away.
Nothing says vacation like hopping in the car, putting on some tunes and driving to the seaside. Taranto has some terrific beaches close by, so grab a good book (and a kite if the wind’s blowing) and make your way to one of these great options:
Conchetta di Posto Vecchio (5 miles away).
Chiatona Beach (10 miles away).
Castellaneta Marina Beach (16 miles away).
Having your own set of wheels in Taranto will give you more flexibility to go wherever you want at your own pace. Maybe you’d like to leave the big city behind, explore the country laneways, and go wherever the wind takes you. If so, grab one of our SUVs and take a look at the cliffs in the area. If you just want to experience the bright lights of the city, slide behind the wheel of something small. Zooming around heavy traffic and busy streets will be a lot easier with a mini or compact car.
Sometimes the journey is more significant than the destination, which makes your car choice important. If you’re about to head off on an amazing road trip around Taranto, a safe and sturdy SUV could be the best solution. If you want a fantastic bargain and plan on staying mostly in the city, an economy car is a clever pick. All you need to do is work out what’s the best fit, throw your bags in the back seat, and hit the highway.
Driving in a foreign location doesn’t have to make you grip the steering wheel nervously. If you’re on your way to Taranto, get confident in the driver’s seat with these tips:
You’ll need to stick to the right while driving in Taranto. On top of that, exercise a bit of extra caution if it’s your first time in the driver’s seat here. Once you’re familiar with the roads, you can relax and enjoy the scenery!
If you’d like to leave your car downtown and venture around the area on foot, you shouldn’t have too many problems scoring a spot. Just be sure to read any nearby signs and abide by the rules. You don’t want to spoil an enjoyable day out with a fine.
As the population of Taranto is around 181,100, you won’t experience too much trouble with traffic. That said, major roads can get busy in the rush hours before and after work, so you may want to avoid driving then.
One of two things will happen. Your car rental company may charge the amount stated on the fine to your credit card. This is the most common approach. Or it may pass on your contact details to the relevant local authority so the fine is sent directly to you.