Driving in Europe
Continued from Page 3
ABOVE: A classic Mercedes 300SL gullwing
sports car outside the
in Stuttgart, Germany.
France and Belgium
in France and Belgium
Tom Morgan gives motoring advice at Hellfire
Corner, a World War I site that includes advice on Getting
Across the Channel.
Driving in France
Jeff Steiner, an American resident of Strasbourg, wrote these pages for
Americans in France.
Tourism in Germany
Read our articles about car museums and factory tours, a high-speed "race
taxi," a self-drive "Trabi Safari" tour in Dresden or Berlin, and more.
If you can't read the German text, try
The Autobahn, from
Brian's Guide to Getting Around Germany, and Hyde Flippo's
The Autobahn from
The German Way and More.
Tank & Rast
See what facilities are available at the 338 gas stations, 382 service areas,
and 51 hotels on Germany's Autobahn network.
DeTraci Regula's article, subtitled "Frenzy and Freedom," is at
Use the journey planner to design an itinerary or check traffic conditions at
the official Italian motorway site, where you'll also find a handful of
articles in English.
Driving in Italy
Joseph F. Lomax wrote this article for InItaly.com.
Learn basic rules, regulations, and other facts from Portugal-info.net.
Motoring in Andalucia
Most of this advice from Andalucia.com
is applicable to Spain as a whole.
in Switzerland switzerlandforvisitors.com
This article is from our
for Visitors subsite.
Britain: Car Travel, Car Hire, British Roads
Get information on license requirements, car insurance, traffic rules, and
motor fuel in the UK.
Route planners, where to get a car
Photo copyright © Daimler.
"Best of the Web"
- Forbes and The Washington Post
Need a car in Europe?
If you live outside the EU,
tourist car lease can be cheaper than renting
for visits of 21+ days. Other benefits:
- Minimum driver
age is 18.
- No upper age limit.
- 100% insurance coverage.
- Wide range of cars,
vans, and SUVs.
To compare vehicles and
For car rentals under 21 days:
Traveling by train?
Get free schedules, maps, and guides for 50+ European railroads.
(Residents of North and Central America can buy tickets and rail passes