Taranto Car Rental
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Renting a car in Taranto is easy and safe on GoCarRental.com. Magna Grecia is finally at hand thanks to our easy and efficient service, fully customizable through an user-friendly search engine. Book the car of your choice and discover a new way of living your holiday. Taranto, known as the city of the two seas, is located at the entrance of the vast gulf of the same name overlooking the Ionian Sea, between the two peninsular edges closing the Italian boot. Founded by the Spartans in the eighth century BC, it was the capital of Ancient Greece in ancient times, an important port since then and a fundamental hub for Mediterranean trade.
Things to do in Taranto
If you find yourself in Taranto, the first thing you should visit is the old town, where you can observe the beautiful trapezoid structure divided between “big sea” and “small sea”(mare grande and mare piccolo), where artificial buildings and natural islands create a natural protection for a naval base, which is currently the official seat of our Navy. Discover the wonders of the old town of Taranto, where Greek ruins mingle with Roman ruins and Renaissance masterpieces. Go down from the Acropolis Greek and visit the Duomo and the Waterway, concluding your tour in front of the Aragonese Castle. Now move with your rental car to the new town, where modern buildings make the Vittorio Emanuele Promenade, some of the most extraordinary ones existing in Italy, overlooked by beautiful buildings such as the Palace of the Government.
Top 3 Must See:
Go around the Aragonese Castle
Visit the National Archeological Museum
Go across the Rotating Bridge of Taranto
Drive Around Taranto
Once you tasted all the local specialties, that mix seafood with wines of intense flavor, go out Taranto to enjoy the surrounding area. With your rental car you can reach Castellaneta in a blink, or head to the area of the Trulli, between Alberobello and Fasano. Otherwise you can drive to the stunning coast of Metaponto, before making a stop at Matera and its famous “Sassi”, or drive up to Manduria, land of the famous Primitivo wine, and the Murge of Taranto to conclude with a visit to Alberobello. The car rental in Taranto is the best way to enjoy one of the most fantastic areas of Italy, don’t wait this unique chance to enjoy your vacation to the fullest.