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ABOVE: A classic Mercedes 300SL gullwing sports car outside the Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart, Germany.

Country Information

France and Belgium

Driving 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.

Germany

Car 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.

Autobahn Online
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.

Greece

Driving in Greece
DeTraci Regula's article, subtitled "Frenzy and Freedom," is at gogreece.about.com.

Italy

Autostrade S.p.A.
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.

Portugal

Driving in Portugal
Learn basic rules, regulations, and other facts from Portugal-info.net.

Spain

Driving and Motoring in Andalucia
Most of this advice from Andalucia.com is applicable to Spain as a whole.

Switzerland

Driving in Switzerland switzerlandforvisitors.com
This article is from our Switzerland for Visitors subsite.

United Kingdom

Visiting Britain: Car Travel, Car Hire, British Roads
Get information on license requirements, car insurance, traffic rules, and motor fuel in the UK.

Next page: Route planners, where to get a car


In this article:
Introduction
Renting and driving tips
General driving links
Driving links by country
Route planners, where to get a car

Other articles about driving in Europe:
Car rentals: When to rent, when to lease
Rental-car isurance
Short-term car leasing
Car or train? (A quiz to help you decide)
International Driving Permit
Europe by van and motorhome

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Need a car in Europe?

If you live outside the EU, a tax-free Renault or Peugeot tourist car lease can be cheaper than renting for visits of 21+ days. Minimum driver age is 18, there' s no upper age limit, and rates include insurance.

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For car rentals under 21 days:

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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 online.)

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