Popular Luxury Rentals in Florence
Florence lies at the heart of one of the most scenic places in the world - Tuscany. A trip here is not complete until you drive down the famous Chiantigiana road and experience the spirit of Italy for yourself in your new luxury car.
This modern hybrid sports car is all about the out-of-this-world look. The BMW i8 will take you from 0-100 in 4.5 seconds and to the top speed 250 km/h. Its three sources of power many not give it as much “oomph” as other sports cars, but considering this is a hybrid, it does not disappoint in the performance area - you will buzz around corners of the Tuscan valley.
The interior is classic BMW: elegant lines, meticulous details and full leather. The front seats are incredibly comfortable and made so you can stay in the saddle all day, with all of the enjoyment and none of the discomfort.
Ferrari 488 Spider
Open top, wind in the hair. The Ferrari 488 Spider is the ultimate car for enjoying the scenic roads from Florence to Siena. This V8 sports car takes off and reaches 100 in three seconds flat, but the fun doesn’t stop until the accelerometer shows 325 km/h. The Ferrari 488 Spider’s exterior design lets you know that you are dealing with a purebred Italian machine.
To ensure comfort and a pleasurable ride, the F1-inspired interior connects the driver with the car much like in the king of motorsports. The sporty look is combined with an unprecedented control of the vehicle for a superb drive.
Range Rover Sport
A luxury mid-size SUV, the Range Rover Sport does justice to its name. Despite its large dimensions, it reaches 100 in 6.7 seconds and manages to hit 220 km/h - very respectable for its weight. And: it will get you to the top of even the steepest hill in Florence.
But the true pleasure of driving one is inside, because the Range Rover Sport is a driver’s car through and through. It is superbly comfortable and unlike regular sports cars, it has plenty of room for your family and friends. Every element of the cockpit has been redesigned with comfort, beauty and usefulness in mind.
A Day-Trip in Florence
Like all old Italian cities, the historic center of Florence is its most fascinating part.
Just a short walk through the city centre will show you magnificent churches, including the world’s third largest cathedral, Santa Maria del Fiore; open squares, such as Piazza della Signoria, where the Florentine political elite used to gather, and Piazzale Michelangelo, famous for its sunset views. The square is filled with reproductions of the statues of the famous Florence artist Michelangelo. You’ll want to be back here at the end of the day to see the panorama of Florence bathing in the evening sun. In case of a rainy day, you can expand your knowledge of Renaissance art in the world famous Uffizi gallery, where you will find works of masters such as Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci and Raffaello.
Italy is not only famous for its wine and dishes. The famous Italian coffee is should also be on your to-do list, and you can grab a breakfast and sip an authentic brew in some popular places in the city centre: Amorino, ITIT II and Shake Cafe. A big part of the Italian experience is Italian food. In the country that have the world pizza and pasta, deciding on which fine restaurant you should really go is hard enough. But if you want to experience authentic Italian fine dining without the same crowds as the most popular places, go to Matacena and indulge yourself.
The roads around Florence rank among the most beautiful in the world. In particular, the SR222 - or the Chiantigiana road - south of the city is known for its breathtaking sights, endless vineyards and ancient castles.
It will take your from Florence to Siena, a drive that will take a good hour in your new car. In Siena, the must-see sight is the cathedral complex, which is one of the most extensive and unusual in Italy.
If you wish to return to Florence sooner, stop half-way at the city of Greve in Chianti, the gateway to the Chianti region and a crossroads of pilgrimage routes. No day is complete without a fine dinner - and in Italy, a wine tasting. After seeing the sunset, you can combine the two at Enoteca Pitti Gola e Cantina. Once the sun sets, Florence offers a wide range of evening and nightlife options, including bars like the Red Garter and clubs like Yab.
Popular Rental Locations
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