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Rental car rtn Florence train station "Firenze SM Novella"

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Rental car rtn Florence train station "Firenze SM Novella"

Hi,

Following a few days touring Tuscany we would like to drop off our rental car at the train station in Florence "Firenze Santa Maria Novella" Sunday 15th June in order to then catch a train to Venice.

Does anyone have any advice regarding this or any foreseeable issues that we should be aware of? I've read a few (very scary!) articles regarding driving in Florence therefore thought it wise to ask the question here for any experts to offer information/advice.

Many thanks in advance as always :)

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1. Re: Rental car rtn Florence train station "Firenze SM Novella"

Return the car to Florence airport, shuttle bus airport to Florence train station.

Route planner www.viamichelin.com

Non EU citizens require an International driving permit for Italy

Be aware of traffic restrictions and ZTL areas in Italy roninrome.com/transportation/driving-italy

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2. Re: Rental car rtn Florence train station "Firenze SM Novella"

Yes, you really are better off dropping the car off at the airport and taking the shuttle bus to the train station. The risk of committing a ZTL or bus lane violation is too high to make attempting to drop off downtown a good idea. You must read up about ZTLs before you drive in Italy, most urban settlements operate one. Don't let them put you off driving though, most are easily dealt with once you know about them, just don't attempt to drive into central Florence.

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