Car Hire Foligno Train Station
Find your perfect car hire at Foligno Train StationFoligno may not be the biggest city in Italy, but it’s certainly one of the most fascinating.
Culture, cuisine and some significant historical landmarks make it well worth adding to your list of road trip destinations.
Pick up your Avis hire car from Foligno Train Station and begin your tour of central Italy.
Plan your journey from Foligno Train StationStarting your journey from Foligno Train Station will plant you in the centre of this historic city, settled on a flat plain in Italy’s unique Umbria region. Springing from the banks of the Topino river, Foligno is brimming with attractions. Large city squares, ageing abbeys and a number of palaces hark back to grand and prosperous times.
The city’s Piazza della Republica is its main square. Nearby you’ll find its most famous landmark, the Foligno Cathedral. With no shortage of impressive buildings, the Pretorio, Trinci and Orfini palaces are all well worth visiting to see what life would have been like in Foligno hundreds of years ago. The latter, constructed in the 1500s, still has its original decoration and masterfully crafted frescoes. The city’s bell tower and the Abbey of Sassovivo are also important sights, showcasing 11th and 13th century architecture respectively.
Foligno is also home to some of the Umbrian region’s best restaurants, with mushrooms and truffles featuring in dishes on many menus. A local specialty is spaghetti al rancetto, which has a bacon, tomato and marjoram sauce. Be sure to try it while you’re here.
With a rental car, you can discover all that Foligno has to offer at your own pace.
Beyond Foligno Train StationTravel outside of Foligno and you’ll be greeted by a wealth of fascinating sights. Set in central Italy, the city is perfectly positioned between some of the country’s most impressive destinations.
The Sistine Chapel, the Pantheon, the Colosseum, the Vatican … Few capital cities match Rome’s historical line up of attractions. Be sure to visit them all, but also save time to enjoy the more modern aspects of the city, like the museums, galleries, shopping and world-class restaurants. Take in the Galleria Borghese, which displays what is widely considered to be “the queen of all private art collections”. Rome is easily reached in just two hours from Foligno, via the SS3.
Less than a two-hour drive from Foligno, the medieval city of Siena awaits. Set in the hills, the scenic drive to this city is part of the attraction. Home to the second highest bell tower in Italy, an impressive cathedral and the ever-so-pretty Piazza del Campo square, Siena boasts many picture-perfect sights. A long-held rivalry exists between Siena and Florence and many visitors prefer one to the other. The only way to judge for yourself is by exploring both.
Explore Foligno and beyond in absolute comfort with zero hassle. Your Avis hire car awaits … The roads of Italy are yours.