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Prato Car Rental Useful Information

Driving in Prato, Italy, offers you the flexibility to explore the city and the surrounding region at your own pace. Here's what you can expect and some nearby attractions you can drive to:

Driving in Prato:

Prato is a historic city located in the Tuscany region of Italy. The city center is relatively compact, with narrow streets and limited parking space, so it's essential to be cautious and patient when driving in the city center. Italian traffic rules apply in Prato, including observing speed limits, following road signs, and using seat belts. Be prepared for roundabouts, pedestrian zones, and limited access zones within the city.Road signs in Prato and throughout Italy are typically in Italian, so it's helpful to have a basic understanding of Italian road signs and directions. Parking in the city center can be challenging, and many areas require payment for parking. Consider using public parking facilities or parking garages.

Nearest Airport:

The nearest airport to Prato is Florence Airport (Aeroporto di Firenze-Peretola or FLR). It is located approximately 15-20 kilometers (about 9-12 miles) southeast of Prato. From the airport, you can easily reach Prato by car. 

Nearby Attractions:
Prato is conveniently located in the heart of Tuscany, making it an excellent base for exploring the region. Here are some nearby attractions you can drive to:

Florence (Firenze): The historic city of Florence is about a 30-minute drive from Prato. Explore world-famous museums like the Uffizi Gallery and admire Renaissance architecture.

Pistoia: This charming town is approximately 20-30 minutes northwest of Prato. Visit Pistoia's historic center, known for its medieval charm and beautiful cathedral.

Montecatini Terme: A spa town located about 30 minutes west of Prato, known for its thermal baths and elegant architecture.

Lucca: Drive for about 1-1.5 hours to reach Lucca, a walled city with well-preserved Renaissance walls and a charming historic center.

Pisa: The famous Leaning Tower of Pisa is around a 1.5-2-hour drive from Prato. Explore the iconic Piazza dei Miracoli.

Chianti Wine Region: Drive through the scenic Chianti region, known for its vineyards, charming villages, and excellent wine.

Tuscan Countryside: Enjoy the picturesque landscapes of the Tuscan countryside, with rolling hills, vineyards, and olive groves. Drive along the SR222, known as the Chiantigiana, for stunning views.

When renting a car in Italy, ensure you have the necessary documentation, including a valid driver's license and insurance. Familiarize yourself with local traffic rules, especially regarding parking and restricted zones. Overall, having a car in Prato allows you to explore the beauty of Tuscany and its renowned cities and landscapes with ease.

Current Rental Rates in Prato

Fiat Panda

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 35.71 EUR/day
Fiat Panda

7 Days rental at 249.99 EUR from 22/04/2024

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  Manual |

Hyundai i10

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 38.97 EUR/day
Hyundai i10

7 Days rental at 272.79 EUR from 22/04/2024

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  Manual |

Fiat Panda

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 39.76 EUR/day
Fiat Panda

7 Days rental at 278.32 EUR from 22/04/2024

  2 |
  Manual |

Key Highlights for Car Hire at Prato: Making the Most of Your Journey.

  • Prato is a city and commune in the Italian region of Tuscany, overlooked by Monte Retaia at the end of the Calvana chain of mountains
  • Prato is considered the forgotten sister of Florence and Pisa, it's actually the second biggest city in Tuscany, after Florence
  • The region and the city’s wealth was built on textiles.
  • Unusually, the city has a large Chinese community


Prato - Popular Destinations

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Prato car hire information

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Average prices per day in Prato

January€ 73
February€ 62
March€ 72
April€ 62
May€ 77
June€ 91
July€ 96
August€ 98
September€ 79
October€ 59
November€ 60
December€ 84
January€ 59
February€ 49
March€ 61
April€ 53
May€ 61
June€ 68
July€ 72
August€ 74
September€ 64
October€ 47
November€ 55
December€ 72
January€ 179
February€ 147
March€ 214
April€ 139
May€ 169
June€ 94
July€ 138
August€ 343
September€ 215
October€ 92
November€ 142
December€ 214
January€ 117
February€ 94
March€ 103
April€ 94
May€ 111
June€ 134
July€ 123
August€ 120
September€ 94
October€ 71
November€ 106
December€ 113
January€ 207
February€ 135
January€ 43
February€ 37
March€ 43
April€ 40
May€ 47
June€ 53
July€ 67
August€ 70
September€ 60
October€ 43
November€ 42
December€ 57
January€ 173
February€ 164
March€ 160
April€ 202
May€ 173
June€ 225
July€ 263
August€ 169
September€ 176
October€ 159
November€ 144
December€ 164
January€ 66
February€ 55
March€ 66
April€ 56
May€ 70
June€ 87
July€ 86
August€ 85
September€ 75
October€ 52
November€ 55
December€ 88

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