If you have chosen Sicily as your holiday destination, and precisely the area of Catania, you will almost surely arrive to Catania Fontanarossa Airport. Here you will find efficient and modern tourist services, that make the Etnean airport perhaps the most equipped in the South of Italy.
Once landed, you can pick your rental car up at Catania Airport, booked thanks to the service offered by Acarent.
In a few minutes you can reach the desk and, picked the keys up, admire the landscapes of Catania.
If you choose the car rental at Catania Fontanarossa Airport, you will have the opportunity to visit the hidden corners of this wonderful area of Sicily and to better enjoy your vacation in Sicily.
In this way, indeed, you can discover the local beauties in complete freedom, without dealing with the public transportation timetable.
Discovering Catania with a rental car
Fontanarossa Airport is 8 km far from Catania and in a few minutes you can reach the city centre. Catania is an art city, rich in historic buildings and monuments of the Greek, Roman and Baroque art. You can visit the suggestive Piazza del Duomo with the Fountain of the Elephant, symbol of the Sicilian city, or the Roman Theatre. Give yourself the opportunity to taste a coffee or an almond sweet in Via Etnea, beating heart of the city life.
Thanks to the car rental from Catania Airport with Acarent, you can reach in short time the close beautiful beaches: about sea and coasts, you are spoilt of choice, with beaches such as San Marco di Calatabiano, Aci Trezza, Spiaggia Foce Simeto and Praiola di Giarre.
Taking the coastal road to the South, kilometres and kilometres of golden beaches and quiet waters are awaiting you. Exploit the service of car rental at Catania Airport to reach the famous Playa of Catania, a stretch of fine sand that at the end of the day is animated by the bars with aperitifs and the clubs. The coastline continues until Agnone Bagni and Oasi del Simeto with its protected natural reserve.
Other must-see places
Thanks to the rental car booked with Acarent, you can get to Syracuse with its suggestive old town on Ortigia island. This city is a fascinating witness of Roman, Greek and Baroque art with breath-taking views over the sea.
Talking about Catania, we cannot miss to mention Etna, “a muntagna” as it is called by the local inhabitants. Most of tourists drive to Rifugio Speranza from Nicolosi or from Zafferana Etnea.
On the slopes of Etna there is the so called “chestnut tree of the one hundred horses”, which has projected its shadow for a thousand years on the town of Sant’Alfio.
Remaining on a naturalistic theme, you can choose a visit to the botanic park of Radicepura, in Giarre, which collects 800 species and over 5000 varieties.
If you prefer, instead, a rocky beach, from Catania Airport you can drive to the North with your rental car. Here, the promenade winds through bathing establishments, overlooking sheer cliffs and secrete coves. Do not miss the typical stacks of Acitrezza, the beach of Torre Pozzillo and the beach of Praiola, close to Giarre, with a high coast of tuff overlooking clear waters.
Car Rental at Catania Airport with no credit card
On Acarent.it you can book and pick a rental car up at Catania Airport also without a credit card.
The company accepts any method of payment (except check). You can pay by cash, with a prepaid card, Paypal, bancomat, Vpay, Maestro and debit card.
Anyway, the car rental with no credit card at Catania Airport is easy and intuitive, allowing you to visit the Etnean city and the surrounding with comfort.
1) We are at 100 metres from the terminal at the exit of Catania Airport
2) Follow the directions to the “Vip Car Park”
You finally have your low-cost rental car and now?
Easy: we help you to plan your Sicilian tour!
After having picked one of our cars up, an operator of ours will give you a tourist map of the area you will visit (subject to availability).
Are you looking for golden beaches and crystal-clear waters? Well, so set off to the south to discover the wonderful beaches of Avola, Noto and Portopalo. If want, instead, discover the charm of Taormina, drive to the North.
A perfect travel idea could be that of stay in the province of Syracuse; from there you will find easier reaching the other historic cities such as Modica, Ragusa and Scicli with your rental car.