Car Hire Como
Staying in Como gives you the chance to experience two countries in one stay for just up and over the mountains is Switzerland and it's a favourite hiking expedition to climb up behind Como and drop down to Lake Lugano on the other side.
Whilst the old city of Como is achingly beautiful, surrounded by the ruins of the 12th century city walls, it's the perfect destination for using a rental car, driving around Como, including around the lake rewards you with endless, wonderful panoramas.
Car Hire Como Mini Guide
The lakeside is dotted with numerous pretty villages where you can stop and enjoy a refreshing gelato or in the cooler months, a delicious coffee. Locals suggest you time your trip so you do the west side of the lake in the morning and the east side in the afternoon so you always have the sun on you.
Back in Como itself you'll love the stunning 14th century cathedral which stays gloriously cool in the height of summer should you need some refreshment. Take some time in your hire car to to go to the Volta lighthouse that protects shipping from running aground on the lake. At a height of 2000ft above the lake, you'll get amazing views.
We'd recommend that you also use your hire car to take you to the city of Lugano, on Lake Lugano, just over the border into Switzerland. There, you can swap Italian ice cream for Swiss chocolate, fashion for cuckoo clocks and watches.
IThe nearest airport from Como is approximately an hour away, making the use of a hire car a convenient way of travelling from the airport to Como or beyond. You can choose between Milan Malpensa and Milan Linate Airports, taking your hire car along the autostrada, you'll find the journey will pass quickly. Note that the autostradas from both airports incur a toll but it's relatively cheap and timesaving.
Car Hire Como Airport –
Although there is plenty of public transport that will take you in the direction of Como, the trip involves a couple of changes and with stops can double the time a hire car from Milan Airport would take. For that reason we suggest you pre-book your hire car as soon as you book your stay. That way you be able to take advantage of our mission to seek out the best value car hire at Malpensa Airport or car hire from Linate Airport.
We have access to the best deals and all the special offers from Europe's top hire car companies ensuring that not only do you get the lowest available price when you book but also the best quality cars.
At extremely competitive prices you will find a car taht has been carefully maintained, washed and cleaned before you collect it and will be covered by our package of comprehensive insurance, collision damage waiver cover and, in the unlikely event you'll need it, emergency assistance cover.