Flights to Lamezia Terme arrive at the International Airport, located in Calabria's Saint'Eufemia district, about a 15min drive away from the city centre. Rent a car at Lamezia Terme Airport to enjoy quick access to the city, and the freedom to travel to the exciting locations and attractions in the area. For example, take a trip to the city of Reggio Calabria, which is the largest and oldest city in the region. Reggio Calabria is known for its ancient history, which can be found in the magnificent National Museum of Magna Grecia. This museum is home to an impressive archaeological collection as well as spectacular statues from Ancient Greece, dating back to 430 BC. Nearby, check out the city's Art Nouveau buildings, relax on the splendid beaches, or take in panoramic sea views during your visit. Another local city, Sambinase di Lamezia Terme is home to several quaint churches and historic monuments. The church of Saint Pacrazio is a particular favourite with visitors as it contains gorgeous frescoes and unique Mattia Preti paintings.
Discovering the city's iconic landmarks and sights is easiest if you rent a car in Lamezia Terme. Visit the medieval ruins of the16th-century old Bastion watchtower. Take a drive to the Pollino National Park located in the regions of Calabria and Basilicata. The vast verdant park is one of Italy's largest natural areas. Go hiking here to admire the diverse plant and animal life of the area. At 1,200m above sea level, you will find another amazing expanse of nature, the Sila National Park, which is the perfect place to enjoy mountain biking, hiking, horse riding, and enchanting views over lakes and valleys. History lovers will enjoy the Diocesan Museum, which offers a great collection of paintings, sculptures, and artefacts from the 18th century.
Car rental in Lamezia Terme will help you explore the many beautiful cities and small towns in the area. Drive down to Capo Vaticano, a picture-perfect seaside resort known for its gorgeous beaches, crystal clear waters, and majestic cliffs. It's a paradise for scuba divers as well as nature lovers. Alternatively, approximately one hour's drive from the city, you will find the medieval city of Tropea with pristine beaches, beautiful gardens, and a dormant volcano. Pizzo Calabro, another scenic seaside town is just a short drive away. Here, you can visit the Aragonese castle and the church of San Giorgio.
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Driving in and around Lamezia Terme is a pleasant experience, thanks to the region’s well-maintained roads. However, in order to rent a car in Lamezia Terme, you need to be at least 21 years old. As in the rest of Italy, you must drive on the right-hand side of the road and overtake other drivers on the left. Drivers with an EU licence are allowed to drive in the area without requesting an international driving permit. Please remember that the maximum blood alcohol content limit in Lamezia Terme is 0.05 percent. Kids under 12 years of age aren't permitted to sit in the front seat. The maximum speed limit on main roads is 130km/h, while in urban areas the speed limit is 50km/h. Using mobile devices is strictly prohibited while driving. The use of seatbelts for all passengers is compulsory.