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Riva del Garda Guide

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Located in the vicinity of Mt. Rocchetta and Mt. Balod lies the city of Riva del Garda, which is located in the northwestern corner of Lake Garda. Being so close to the lake makes the city a prime location to visit in Italy. The economy of Riva del Garda heavily depends upon tourism. With so much to see, and possibly little time to do so, it is definitely worth renting a vehcile. We offer cheap car rentals in Riva del Garda at affordable prices, so book now and avoid the hassle of public transport services and experience as much as you possibly can.

Explore Riva del Garda

Riva del Garda has an interesting history behind it, which is evident today. It originally belonged to the republic of Venice and later became part of the Ausrto-Hungarian Empire. It exhibits beautiful architecture and popular museums such as the 'Museo Civico', which is located in the Rocca on Lake Garda, and bounded by a canal with a lifting bridge to get to it. Also in Riva del Garda worth a look at is the 'Torre Apponale', a clock tower standing at 34 metres tall, offering fabulous vires over the city, and dating back to 1220.

There are two beautiful Lakes near Riva del Garda; Lake Teno (15 minutes drive North) and Lake Ledro (20 minutes drive West), ideal for booking a hire car and drivingt to whilst absorbing the stunning scenery.

The city is also famous for its sports tourism, since it is one of the best places for sailing, windsurfing and Paragliding. Rock Climbing is also popular here, among the adrenaline enthusiasts. Tourists can also book tickets for these activities and take part with the help from instructors.

Tourists will come across some of the best Italian Cuisines in the country here, and while there are many popular, larger restaurants available throughout the city, it is suggested to eat in the smaller, more localised cafés and pizzerias.

Transport

The nearest airport to Riva del Garda is Brescia Airport, located approximately 1 hour and 20 minutes south. The airport is easily accessible by car or via public transport. Car hire is available from the arrivals hall from leading suppliers, although bookings should be made online prior to travel, for cheaper prices, an array of cars to choose from and to save time on arrival to Brescia Airport. 

Riva del Garda is centred between Venice (200 kms East) and Milan (172kms West). Tours also operate to both of these cities, if car hire is not for you. APTV buses also service the area and nearby cities, and are the most cheapest form of transportation.

Practical information

  • Currency
    Euro
  • Driving direction
    Right
  • City speed limit
    50 km/h
  • Freeway speed limit
    110 km/h
  • Language
    Italian
  • Popular car category
    compact
  • Popular rental companies
    Avis

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Is Carrentals.co.uk the cheapest? Yes, we offer a guarantee of the lowest price - because we compare various retailers, we can always offer you the best price in town. What do I need to do when picking up a car? To pick up your car, you will need your voucher, passport, driver's license and a credit card. It is very important that your driver's license and credit card are in the same name as the main driver. Keep in mind that the local rental company will reserve a certain amount on your credit card as a deposit. This requires the PIN code for your credit card. If your driver's license is foreign (for example, in Chinese), you must bring a translation with you. Only your original passport and driver's license will be accepted - a copy is not sufficient. Are there any additional costs? In general, our rates are all-inclusive. Should there be any additional costs, our booking department will get in touch with you before issuing the invoice. Should you object, you can always cancel your reservation with no obligations attached (at least 48 hours in advance). What kind of insurance is applicable to my car rental? In general, Liability Insurance, Fire Insurance, All-Risks Insurance and Theft Insurance are included in the cost of your rental car. What is a worry-free label? This label indicates that a rental car satisfies the following requirements: Unlimited kilometers, no excess liability (and no excess cover available), sustainable energy policy, and that the car rental company has a good reputation. Availability of cars satisfying these four requirements will speed up the selection of a suitable vehicle for you. How can I change or cancel my reservation? You can cancel your reservation through "My Account". We recommend contacting us by phone if your changes to your booking or cancellation takes place at short notice (48 hours or less). When will I get a confirmation of my booking? Most reservations will receive confirmation within minutes after payment takes place. We recommend contacting our Booking Department for last minute reservations (pick-up within 48 hours).
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