Downtown Chiusi Car Rental Question

Mar 16th, 2010, 03:32 AM
Join Date: Jun 2008
Posts: 9,422

Just in general, there is no such things as having too many maps in Italy. Sounds like you're packing enough, and they are readily available along the highways and at places that sell newspapers when you get there.

Some of where you are going in Tuscany is so simple and so well signed, that any good map of the region. especially a well-marked tourist map, will get you to a sight like Sant"Antimo without a GPS. Where a GPS can be really useful is when you get lost and you know how to plug in your hotel address!

But one problem I have using a GPS in Italy is that so many streets and towns have the same name (how many Monteleone are there in Italy -- and where did the lions go?) Without noticing what I was doing, I've sometimes ended up calling up directions for some street or town in an entirely different region of Italy, and the GPS starts steering me there.

Once you are in Italy, it doesn't take long to figure out the logic of the road signage system and how to figure out your route. Finding a parking place once you are there is usually more difficult!

Have a great trip!
zeppole is offline  
Mar 16th, 2010, 03:33 AM
Join Date: Jun 2008
Posts: 9,422
Thanks henry!
zeppole is offline  

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are On

Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy -


All times are GMT -8. The time now is 05:31 AM.