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Located in the Northern Lombardy region of Italy, Brescia is renowned for its important architectural treasures, acclaimed museums and nearby spectacular countryside which make it an appealing tourist destination. Hiring a vehicle here has become more, and more popular, as it provides tourists with the freedom to travel at their own leisurely pace. Book cheap car hire in Brescia here today and let us compare the market to help find you cheap car hire Brescia from a number of top suppliers such as Hertz, Europcar, and Thrifty.
The highlight of a visit to Brescia is the old castle that now contains two stunning museums, the Arms Museum and the Risorgimento Museum. The former houses an impressive collection of over 500 side-arms and firearms dating from the 15th and 17th centuries. Also on display is an excellent collection of armour and shields, dating from as far back as the 14th century through to the 16th century. The Risorgimento Museum exhibits around 8,000 items, including photos, swords, side and firearms, memorabilia relating the history of the Risorgimento, and a series of portraits and paintings by Basiletti, Inganni, Gordigiani, and Joli.
Surrounded by impressive architectural heritage such as the Capitolium, Roman Theatre, Broletto and not forgetting the amazing Rotonda, is the Piazza del Foro. The city’s reputation as a cultural center is supported by the superb art collections of the Pinacoteca Tosio-Martinengo art gallery and the Roman Museum.
Brescia's hotels and restaurants are renowned for their excellent service and first class standards. The city also boasts an exciting nightlife, with a variety of charming bars and cafes to suit all moods and tastes.
Centred between Brescia and Lake Garda are numerous opportunities to seek sites of artistic beauty filled with history, such as the Franciacorta and the Abbazia di Rodengo. The unsurpassed splendour of Lake Garda and the mountains of Val Trompia are easily accessed from Brescia, and further afield lie other famed Italian lakes such as Como, Maggiore, Isola Bella, Lago d'Orta, Lago d'Iseo and Lago Ledro. Situated in valleys among the Alps, these lakes are some of Italy’s most beautiful areas.
Brescia Montichiari Airport is the closest airport, located only 21kms south of the city centre, although flights are limited here. Milan's Malpensa Airport is the nearest international airport with direct flights, and frequent connections to Brescia. Transportation into the city is both frequent and reliable.
Car rental suppliers operating from desks at the airport's arrivals hall are; AutoEuropa, Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Locauto, Maggiore, National, Sixt and Thrifty. To compare even more quotes from top suppliers fill in the form above and let us find you cheap deals for car hire in Brescia.
Other transport options servicing the city of Brescia include; the train station located in Terminal 1, buses, shuttles and taxis. Be sure to check the price before paying for any tickets or getting in any taxis.