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If your trip to Zumaia is all locked in but your itinerary is a little on the empty side, we can give you a helping hand.
Plan a stop at Cristobal Balenciaga Museum. It's one sight you'll find on many visitors' to-do lists. If you still have room on your travel schedule, Itzurun Beach and Church of San Salvador will keep you occupied as well.
Don't spend all your time in Zumaia, particularly when renowned sights are on your doorstep. Guggenheim Museum Bilbao needs no introduction. Located about 34 miles away in Bilbao, your travel itinerary just has to include this must-do attraction.
Nothing says vacation like hopping in the car, blasting some tunes and cruising to the seaside. Zumaia has some glorious beaches nearby, so bring along your favorite book (and a kite if the wind's blowing) and head to one of these great options:
Located 12 miles from Zumaia, Kursaal Congress Centre and Auditorium is a terrific place to go for a work conference. After an exhausting day of mingling and making new connections, you'll be able to get behind the wheel of your rental car and drive out to a nearby restaurant or go for a leisurely cruise around the area.
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No matter your motoring requirements in Zumaia, CarRentals.com will get you there quickly and comfortably. If you're in the city for work, a premium car may be right up your alley. These vehicles boast high-end finishes, plush interiors, and a whole host of extras. Hitting the road on a budget and eager to save a few dollars? A mini or a compact car may be a good option. Little runabouts like these are more affordable and awesome when it comes to maneuvering through city streets. If you've got the young ones and a pile of luggage in tow, a full-size car will give you all the space you need.
There's loads of choice when it comes to rental cars in Zumaia. From sporty models with all the mod cons to economy rides that are a snap to park, you'll find it all here. Choosing your perfect match of course depends on your budget and where you plan to go. There are some road trips that are just begging you to splurge on your dream ride, whereas other adventures don't need anything more than an engine and four wheels. What type of car will it be this time?
There's a whole lot more to road-tripping around Zumaia than just buckling up and cranking the engine. Get the scoop on the main local road rules here:
People drive on the right side of the road in Zumaia. Even though it may seem similar to home, it's always smart to drive with a little extra care on roads you're not familiar with.
For the most part, finding a parking space in Zumaia isn't too difficult. If you're driving to one of the more popular sights in town, it's a smart idea to check out parking options before you set off.
One of the great things about motoring around a smaller city is less traffic, so don't worry too much about rush-hour gridlock. With a population of about 8,800, you can look forward to a smooth Zumaia driving experience.
Most residential zones in Zumaia have a 50 km/h speed limit. Outside these built-up areas, the speed limits typically range between 50 km/h and 120 km/h.
Normally, your chosen rental car company will bill the amount of the fine to your credit card. Alternatively, the company may provide your contact details to the relevant local law enforcement agency so they can issue a fine directly to you.
It's illegal to use your cell phone while driving a car in Zumaia, and you could even receive a fine for simply holding a phone if you're in control of a vehicle. That said, the use of hands-free or Bluetooth functions is allowed, as long as you stay focused on the road.
In Zumaia, it is an offence to drive with a BAC (blood alcohol content) higher than 0.05%. If you're planning to have a few drinks with dinner, you'd be wise to leave the rental car behind.
You aren't allowed to turn at a red light in Zumaia. When you come across one, take the opportunity to enjoy a couple of mindful moments until the signal goes back to green.
Seat belts must be worn in Gipuzkoa (province). However, the rules may vary for some vehicles, like those used by public transportation networks.