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Rome Fiumicino Airport Car Rental
If you are flying into Rome Fiumicino Airport, car rental is the best way to tour the region surrounding one of the world's most beautiful cities. It's easy too: Just fill in your dates and car hire requirements and we can arrange the ideal car for you at Rome Fiumicino Airport or any other of our 26,000 locations. We do all the work for you, searching through hundreds of reputable suppliers for the package that suits you best and costs you least.
Generally known as Fiumicino, Rome Fiumicino Airport is located 25km southwest of Rome city centre. The sixth-busiest airport in Italy, Fiumicino deals with some 36 million passengers annually. Car rental desks are located in Torre Uffici 2: You'll find them by following the signs in the Domestic and International Arrivals areas. Domestic flights depart from passenger station Terminal A, domestic and international flights from Terminal B, and transatlantic flights from Terminal C. The other main airport in Rome is Rome Ciampino.
Refer to your Nova Car Hire booking confirmation document for details of the precise location and opening hours of your specific car hire provider. A member of their staff will direct you to your rental car and provide details of your drop-off location.
5 Best Beaches Near Rome
Now that you have your transport sorted, you can head out of the city and revel in the white sands and warm waters of the Mediterranean. Here's where we'd go:
With its picturesque village, icing-sugar sand, and Blue Flag status, Sperlonga is a clear winner within a two-hour drive of Rome. If you tire of the beach, there's a stunning archaeological museum on the site of Emperor Tiberius's grotto.
Maccarese is a delightful rural community less than 40km from Rome. Surprisingly quiet, given its location, it is far less crowded than the beaches further south and makes a perfect retreat for relaxing in the heat of the Mediterranean sun.
Anzio is another remarkably clean and beautiful beach. Winner of the sought-after Bandiera Blu in 2010 and 2011, the endless stretch of golden sand extends to the harbour at Anzio's harbor, where you will find several superb seafood restaurants.
Another recipient of the coveted Bandiera Blu, Sabaudia is one of Italy's finest beaches. The perfect Mediterranean beach hideaway, it offers gleaming sand and pristine sapphire water under 65 km from Rome.
More suited to people-watching than retreating, Lido di Ostia is the longest and busiest beach in Rome. A 10km stretch of sand that lies just 30km from the centre of Rome, this beach gets extremely busy in summer, but it offers more than 50 private beach areas to accommodate the tens of thousands of Romans who flock here each July Sunday.
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