Monte Mario is renowned as the highest hill in Rome and lies in the Northwest part of the city, in beautiful Italy. The name originates from Mario Mellini, a Cardinal around the Middle of the 15th century, who once owned the villas on the hill. Part of the hill is a nature reserve with much to see and do for visiting tourists, however, Monte Mario is not one of the proverbial Seven Hills of Rome. Getting around this part of Rome is easiest by opting for car hire in Monte Mario. Book today to secure a cheap deal.
Rome's Monte Mario has a very rich tradition with numerous buildings located here today including; the Santa Maria Rosario convent and church, Villa Mellini, Villa Pigento, and the John Felice Rome Center. Today, Villa Mellini has been replaced with Rome's Astronomical Observatory.
For the majority of people living in Rome, Monte Mario is a place of worship. Tourists will see many churches and monuments on their way to the top. This is why opting for cheap car hire in Monte Mario with us will provide tourists with the opportunity to stop and take photos of the beautiful views over Rome on their way to the top.
Rome is a very beautiful city with much to offer its visitors, from beautiful architecture to a rich history there is something for every visitor. Be sure to take a trip to the centre of Rome to see the magnificent Colosseum, St Petre's Basilica, the Trevi Fountain, the Pantheon, Sistine Chapel, the Vatican city and its museum, and much, much more.
Rome offers an abundance of transportation options for its visitors. There are numerous trams, trains, metro, buses, taxis and car rentals. Day tickets can be purchased from the train station to help tourists save money, and also time spent purchasing a ticket each time they get on. Most of Rome's sights can be seen on foot, or by taking one of Rome's public services. For tourists hoping to travel out of Rome into the countyside, car hire is highly advisable.
Rome has two major airports; Ciampino Airport, and Fiumicino Airport. Both offer car rentals in the arrivals halls from leading international providers; AutoEurope, Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Major Sixt and Locauto. Let us compare car hire quotes from these providers and more, to help find you the best deal. Try to avoid purchasing a hire car at the airport, as this will add time to your trip, cost you a lot more money, and they have a smaller selection of cars for you to choose from.