Car hire Palermo

Palermo, capital of Sicily, is one of the gems of the island. Sicily is the biggest island from Italy and, in the past centuries, it was the birthplace of the Italian Mafia. It is located in the Tirreno Sea coast and offers travelers a wonderful city, full of monuments, history and with a very special charming environment.

If you want to move all over Sicily with total freedom, there is nothing else better than utilizing the service of car rental in Palermo Pepecar offers its clients. Surely, you will find your desired car at the lowest price of the market to enjoy Palermo at your fullest.


Thanks to the remains found in the Pellegrino Mount, we know the region was inhabited during the Paleolithic and Mesolithic. Phoenicians founded Palermo in the 3rd century B.C. with the name of Ziz, which means flower. A couple of centuries later, Carthaginians, Romans, Byzantines and Arabs took the city, making Palermo one of the most cosmopolitan cities during the Middle Ages. During the 19th and 20th century, Palermo suffered the damaged caused by the birth of the Italian Mafia (in Sicily, the Mafia was known as Cosa Nostra) and by the bombarding and sieges during WWII.

Due to the mixture of cultures, Palermo presents different artistic styles inside the wide variety of monuments built by the aforementioned conquerors, such as the San Giovanni degli Eremiti Mosque, the Palatine Chapel of the Norman Palace, the Quattro Canti Palace and the Palermo Cathedral.

Also, you can pay a visit with your car hire in Palermo to the Capuchin Catacombs of Palermo, the Pellegrino Mount or the magnificent Mondello beach.

Be encouraged to visit the astonishing capital of Sicily and its surrounding areas with your rental car from Pepecar. You will find the best car rental service of the market with the best deals you have ever imagined.


The island of Sicily has three main airports: Palermo Airport, Catania Airport and Trapani Airport. If you land in any of these airports, you will be able to pick up a rental car you can reserve in the website of Pepecar, even before you come to Sicily.

Palermo-Punta Raisi Airport (aka, Falcone-Borsellino Airport) is the closest airport to the city of Palermo. The fastest way to get to the city is going through the road E90, as it won’t take you more than 30 minutes.

Remember! The service Pepecar offers through its search engine to rent a car in Palermo Airport allows you to pick up your car since the very first moment you land.

The other two options would be landing in Catania or Trapani Airport, thought they are between 115 and 205 kilometers away.



Catania is located at the east coast and is the second biggest city from Sicily. Throughout its history, there have been 7 different volcanic eruptions and earthquakes which have made UNESCO declared the city as Human Heritage Site. Many of its monuments are still being restored, though a visit to the Etna is almost compulsory, as well as paying a visit to Ursino Castle or Catania Cathedral.

From Palermo you can visit Catania thanks to the service of car rental in Palermo from Pepecar. The best route to get to Catania is through the A19, as it’ll take you about 2 hours.


The city of Agrigento (Girgenti in Italian) is considered to be one of the most beautiful cities from all over Sicily. It is situated at the south coast of the island, where the ancient city of Akragas, which was one of the most relevant cities from Magna Greece, can be found. One of the best places you can visit in Agrigento is its Valley of Temples, which has been declared Human Heritage Site and has been described as the most beautiful mortal cities.

To get to Agrigento, take the roads SS121 and SS189. The distance between locations is about 130 kilometers.